Stronger IPR protection drives more innovation
Courts increase penalties for offenders in high-tech areas
Innovators in China have been given stronger protection over the past five years, thanks to greater judicial efforts in the intellectual property rights field, the country's top court and top procuratorate said.
From 2018 to 2022, Chinese judicial authorities strengthened protection of IP rights to facilitate innovation-driven development, with hars2023-03-09Read more
Authorities pledge to strengthen IP protection, hasten patent, trademark applications
China's top intellectual property regulator pledged to ensure stronger intellectual property protection and accelerate reviews of patent and trademark applications this year to better contribute to the country's high-quality development and respond to the demands of innovators.
"We'll strengthen IP protection by helping amend the Trademark Law and the implementation rules of the Patent Law, with g2023-02-27Read more
Technicians appointed to advise on IP cases
A total of 115 technicians were appointed as investigators by Beijing Intellectual Property Court on Wednesday to help solve technical cases.
With the fast development of technology, the court has seen rapidly growing IP technical disputes over the past few years.
"Hearing technical cases has become a major part of our job," said Zhou Liting, deputy head of the court's technical investigation depa2023-02-16Read more
China sees patents, trademarks filed by foreign entities rise
China recorded a stable growth of patents and trademarks applied by foreign entities last year, showing intellectual property was playing a bigger role in promoting the country's high-quality opening-up, IP regulators said.
In 2022, the number of valid invention patents applied by foreign entities in China rose by 4.5 percent compared with that in 2021, bringing the total to 861,000, said Hu Wenhui, deputy hea2023-01-28Read more
China to spearhead more international rules on IP protection
China will take initiative to participate in formulating and amending more international rules involving intellectual property to better serve the country's opening-up, a senior IP regulator said.
"We'll continue our deep participation in improving international rules on patents, trademarks, industrial designs and geographical indications under the multilateral framework, with global exchanges on the 2023-01-13Read more
China steps up efforts increasing intl cooperation on IP protection
China has stepped up efforts in increasing international cooperation on intellectual property protection, to improve its competitiveness with a rapid growth of patent applications from overseas, a senior IP regulator said.
"IP has played a more significant role in supporting our opening-up and economic globalization, and it's a strategic resource for a national development as well as a core element for th2022-12-28Read more