Chongqing: Qualified Patent Agents on the Rise


Source: China Daily

As of May, some 42,000 people had acquired patent agent qualifications across the country. Of them, 17,000 agents are practicing in more than 1,900 agencies, according to a meeting held at the municipality on June 28 and 29. The meeting attracted some 100 government officials and leaders of the All-China Patent Attorneys Association. The IP agencies nationwide generated 26 billion yuan ($3.9 billion) in total business revenue last year, jumping 71 percent from 2015.