China, ASEAN IP Heads Enhance Cooperation at The 13th Gathering
The 13th China-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Heads of IP Offices Meeting was held both online and offline on August 24. Shen Changyu, Commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA), led the Chinese delegation to the meeting chaired by Rowel S. Barba, Director-General of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines and the Rotating Chairperson of the ASEAN Worki2022-09-21Read more
CNIPA's Newly-Vested Adjudication Power Over Patent Infringement Disputes Presents Welcomed Options to Patentees
"The CNIPA's (China National Intellectual Property Administration) first batch of patent enforcement rulings shows it's more than capable of handling technical cases," the UK-based Managing IP magazine leads with this sentence in an article of its August edition.
The article highlights some of the impacts on the IP community made by this new mission of the CNIPA. One of them is "The latest r2022-09-07Read more
China sees growth in number of patent transfers
China has witnessed growth in the number of patent transfers and licenses over the past year, the country's top intellectual property (IP) regulator said on Wednesday.
In 2021, the number of patent transfers and licenses nationwide reached 420,000, up 15 percent year-on-year. Among them, the growth rate in low-carbon industries such as green new energy is more than twice the national average, the National Inte2022-08-26Read more
2022 H1 IP Statistics：Confidence of Foreign Investors Boosted in Doing Business in China
As of the end of June this year, market entities from more than 200 countries or regions owned valid registered trademarks in China, among which those from the United States, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom and South Korea had the largest numbers, showing foreign investors are more confident in doing business in China. Overseas grant of China's invention patents is showing a positive development trend. More and mo2022-07-20Read more
IP rights under increased protection
Cross-border patent applications went up as companies tap into overseas market
Chinese market entities have increased the protection of intellectual property rights mainly in the industries of digital technology and biotechnology, trying to ensure those rights can also be granted and protected overseas, an IPR official said.
"As more Chinese enterprises go abroad to participate in international cooperation2022-07-13Read more
China cuts general trademark registration period to seven months
China has shortened the general trademark registration period to seven months, helping stimulate the innovation of market players, the country's top intellectual property regulator said Thursday.
The average periods for reviewing trademark objection and rejection have been cut to 11 months and 5.5 months, respectively, said Li Chang, deputy head of the Trademark Office of China National Intellectual Property A2022-06-28Read more