Statistics

Numbers

  • 2016-08-31 2.1 Trillion Yuan    Recently, the State Administraion of Press, Publication, Radion, Film and Television of China published the Report of Analysis of Press and Publication Industry. According to the report, over 2.1 trillion Yuan was gained in China's press and publication industry in 2015, with a year-on-year growth of 8.5%.
  • 2016-08-31 68.8%    In the first half of 2016, Zhejiang obtained 14,700 invention patents, with a growth of 46.5%compared with 2015. 68.8% of the total were from enterprises, far more than 2015.
  • 2016-08-31 7.36    In the Opinions of Liaoning Government Construction of Intellectual Property Powerhouse under the New Circumstances, Liaoning has a target that the number of valid invention patents obtained by each 10,000 heads of population reaches to 7.36, over 20% industrial enterprises at national scale hold invention patents, and the number of international applications applied through PCT reaches to 550 by 2020.
  • 2016-08-31 17.98%    Recently, The Agricultural Intellectual Property Research Center under Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences published the Report of Creation Index of China's Agricultural Intellectual Property. According to the report, in 2015, the creation index of China's agricultural intellectual property got a year-on-year growth of 17.98%, with a highly speed of growth.

China's IP in Foreign Eyes

  • Part of the push for better patent protection comes from emerging giants like Huawei Technologies Co., which compete globally and see a thick patent portfolio as crucial to selling overseas without drawing lawsuits or paying high royalties. More patents have led to more enforcement. Chinese officials said they handled 35,844 patent infringement or counterfeit cases last year, nearly four times as many as in 2012.

    ¡ª¡ªStronger Chinese Patent Laws Also Help U.S. Companies, by the Wall Street Journal

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    In recently years, China has been intensifying punishment for patent infringement and counterfeit, improving patent protection mode characterized with both administrative law enforcement and judicial protection, which complement each other's advantages through organic coordination. These measures improve foreign companies' confidence in China.