China National Intellectual Property Administration and Education Ministry launched the national primary and secondary school intellectual property education pilot demonstration program in 2015. As of now, pilot schools certified by the state have reached 112, scattering around all the provinces except Tibet.
According to the statistics from the China National Intellectual Property Administration, the number of trademark registration applications is 6.017 million in the first 10 months in 2018, up 36.4% year on year. The number of trademarks via the Madrid International Trademark Registration System is 4,640, ranking No.3 on the global scale.
Yangling Grape in Xinji Village of Yangling Demonstration Zone in Shaanxi province was registered as geographical indication (GI) certification trademark, the Zone's first. In recent years, the Zone produces 6.6 million kilograms of grapes annually, which translates into 40 million yuan in sales revenue and an income of 15,000 yuan per head.
The Third China Dual-Use Technology Innovation and Application Competition was held in Hunan province. 42 Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards were granted among 775 innovation products recommended from 28 provinces and municipalities. Sixteen investment projects locked contracts during the competition, hauling in 609 million yuan.
With its widespread use of facial recognition, China has installed health-checking robots at more than 2,000 preschools across China.Kids between the ages of 2 and 6 must report to this Walklake robot every morning. The robot uses cameras and an infrared thermometer to look for signs of possible disease, ranging from red eyes or a sore throat to blisters and fevers. It can reportedly carry out these smart health checks in just 3 seconds.
——Robots are used to carry out daily health inspections at schools across China, Digital Trends
Nowadays, the robots are widely used in all walks of life. Enterprises should do well in intellectual property work and develop robots with self-reliant IPRs in the course of research and development, which will be a sharpen tool for them to win the competition.