2023 Meeting of IP5 Deputy Heads of Office Held Online
The 2023 meeting of IP5 Deputy Heads of Office was held via video link recently. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) held this year's presidency. Liao Tao, Deputy Commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) led a Chinese delegation to the meeting, which was officiated by USPTO Deputy Commissioner Valencia Martin Wallace and attended by delegations led respecti2023-05-11Read more
Court bolsters efforts in data protection
Nation contributing to international governance of intellectual property rights
With the rapid development of the digital economy, data has become an important factor of production, which is leading to an increase in intellectual property cases involving data applications among different platforms.
Judges specializing in IP-related disputes said these new cases not only involve unfair competition among platform2023-04-26Read more
More overseas IP cases resolved in China
More overseas litigants are choosing to resolve international intellectual property disputes in China, according to a recent report. This shows that foreign innovators are increasingly recognizing the legal protection for IP rights in China and are confident in its market, experts said.
According to the annual report issued by the Intellectual Property Court of the Supreme People's Court, the country's top2023-04-17Read more
China files record number of European patent applications in 2022
BERLIN - Chinese companies and inventors filed a record high of 19,041 patent applications at the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2022, the Patent Index 2022 of the office revealed Tuesday.
This marks an increase of 15.1 percent year-on-year, the highest among the 20 major patent filing countries.
Overall, the Patent Index 2022 shows that despite the pandemic and economic uncertainties around the globe, activit2023-03-29Read more
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