The 2nd Beijing International Pharmaceutical and Chemical Intellectual Property Forum
2009 National IPR Publicity Week
EPO-SIPO Joint International Seminar on Automatic Machine Translation
Special Report on NPC and CPPCC Sessions
By the end of 2014, SIPO approved new batches of 28 intellectual property pilot or demonstration cities, 16 districts and 2 service industry cluster development experimental zones. SIPO also approved 33 demonstration analysis and evaluation institutions, and 46 brand service organizations.
In 2014, 401,000 invention patents were examined in China, up 21.3%. The whole duration of examining were shortened to 21.8 months. The duration of utility model patents and design patents examining were respectively 3.5 months and 3.7 months.
By the end of 2014, there were over 80,000 professional intellectual property personnel in China, over 300,000 people working related to intellectual property field, and over 10,000 patents examiner. Over 20,000 people got patent agent qualification, and over 10,000 of they were professional patent agents.
In 2014, SIPO signed 29 bilateral or multilateral cooperation agreements. 142 international cooperation agreements have been in operation.
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