According to statistics, in the first five months in 2018, 216 combined applications of invention patents, utility model and designs were filed in Kashgar, Xinjiang, including 22 invention patents, 151 utility model patents and 42 design patents.
As of July this year, 34 GI trademarks have been licensed to 332 enterprises and agricultural specialties in Guangyuan City, Sichuan province, which have achieved good economic returns.
Recently, 428 innovation and start-up projects were approved for attending the 7th China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition and the 4th “Kechuang Cup” Competition in Hainan Province. More than 68% of projects were mobile internet ones.
The number of patent agencies increased from 24 at the end of 2015 to currently 41 in Jiangxi province, and 55.9% of patent applications were handled by those agencies since the province was approved to be the pilot province in 2016. The E-filing rate was 99.99%.
Tencent Music Entertainment is aiming to raise at least $2bn in an initial public offering, a smaller amount than anticipated. The music streaming company, which is being spun out of Tencent Holdings, China's largest internet and social media group, had been expected to raise as much as $4bn, although TME never publicly stated such intentions.
——Tencent Music aims to raise $2bn in US IPO, by Financial Times
In recent years, rapid rise of digital music platforms such as Tencent Music Entertainment is inseparable from the enterprise's attention to copyright protection. The firm is constantly working on copyright management as copyright climate of China digital music has been improved significantly.