As of the end of 2018, Xiaomi obtained more than 10,000 granted patents from home and aboard, 50% of which were from overseas.
As of the end of June this year, companies in Zhongguancun Demonstration Area, Beijing housed more than 110,000 invention patents. In the first half of this year, they obtained 29,000 granted patents, 13,000 for which were inventions, up 32% year-on-year.
As of the first half of 2019, the number of valid registered trademark of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region amounted to 206,687, up 41.88% over the same period of last year and 29.51% compared with the end of 2018.
In the first half of this year, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region is home to 5,493 valid invention patents, and the number of valid invention patent owned by every 10,000 people amounted to 2.17. In parallel, the region housed 177,000 valid registered trademarks and 135 geographical indication trademarks.
Provided with a setup box, a webcam paired with a TV set and voice assistant, customers gain access to telemedicine and an SOS system as well as for-pay services that include housekeeping and meal deliveries. Launched just four months ago, Lanchuang's smart care system has already signed up 220,000 elderly clients in 16 cities. The company has sold several hundred sets of sensors in Beijing so far this year under three-year contracts with community organizations.
——Smart home tech makes inroads into China's emerging elderly care market, by Reuters
As a bleeding edge technology, intelligent technology has been integrated into all aspects of our life, changing people's lives. Chinese enterprises should seize this opportunity and use IP to protect innovative achievements in time.