China’s first 10 month 2020 data shows a market increase in utility model patent applications. Is this a response to the pandemic? How does the data compare to USPTO filings for this period?
New CPC and State Council Opinions on Improving IP Protection
On November 24, 2019, the General Office of Communist Party of China and the State Council jointly released the Opinions Concerning Enhancing Intellectual Property Rights Protection (关于强化知识产权保护的意见). It is often too easy […]
China Passes the One Million Patent Milestone — Is it Yesterday’s News?
Several news outlets have reported on the recent WIPO World Intellectual Property Indicators 2016 report on IP filings, noting that China’s surpassing a milestone of one million patent applications in 2015, and […]
Withering Problems in China’s Patent Drive? – The Latest from SIPO
SIPO’s six month report on patent filings, available on line in China shows some surprising data for the first six months of 2014. Regionally, Jiangsu and Beijing are in the number 1 […]
December 11 in Beijing – International Program on Utility Model Patents
On December 11, SIPO, USPTO and other patent offices (Japan, EPO, Germany and Korea) as well as companies and their counsel will be participating in an exciting international utility model program at […]