Liaoning: Record Invention Patents Filed


Source: China Daily

Last year, Liaoning saw 20,500 invention patent applications filed, 43,500 trademarks registered and seven geographical indications added, according to an intellectual property report released by the provincial government's information office on April 19. Behind the achievement is an improved system for intellectual property protection and market supervision. Enforcement officials investigated more than 1,000 patent disputes and handled nearly 250 trademark infringement complaints throughout the year.