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The 19th Ceremony for Award for Chinese Outstanding Patents Held in Beijing


On December 13, 2017, the 19th Ceremony for Award for Chinese Patented Invention & Industrial Design, jointly hosted by the State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C (SIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), was held in Beijing. Total 25 gold awards were granted, including 20 for Chinese patented inventions and 5 for Chinese industrial designs. 870 honorable mentions were granted, with 802 for Chinese patented invention, 68 for Chinese industrial design. According to incomplete statistics, relevant products or engineering projects of the 25 gold award patents have generated great profits from the date patent implementation to the end of 2016, with new sales of 93.9 billion yuan, newly increased profits of 9.6 billion yuan and newly export sales of 24.4 billion yuan.

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Enterprises in Tangshan, Hebei easily register trademarks


According to Tangshan Administration for Industry and Commerce, since Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce of PRC has established trademark registration window in Tangshan from March 1, 2,540 trademark application consultants had been received and 845 trademark registration applications had been handled up to December 8.

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Pendency of examination concerning various trademark businesses will be reduced


On November 14, 2017, the Opinions on Deepening the Reform of Trademark Registration Facilitation and Effectively Raising Efficiency of Trademark Registration (hereinafter referred to as “Opinions”) was issued by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce. According to the Opinions, the pendency of examination concerning various trademark businesses will be reduced by the end of 2018。

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2017 National Copyright Social Service Working Conference Held in Beijing


On the occasion when people of all nationalities are learning and implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), national copyright social service working conference was held in Beijing on November 23, 2017. During the conference, the achievements on construction of copyright demonstration cities, parks or units were summarized, the problems and challenges currently faced were analyzed and the next working concepts and measures were schemed, which was of great significance to the implementation of new development strategies and in-depth promotion of national copyright social service work in new era.

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The Report of 19th CPC National Congress injects new impetus into the domestic copyright industry


Innovation-based development is one of the priorities mentioned in the 19th CPC National Congress. The core copyright industry is most closely related to innovation. The Report of 19th CPC National Congress injects new impetus into the domestic copyright industry

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SIPO-JPO Heads Meeting Held in Hangzhou


Commissioner Shen Changyu of the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) met Commissioner Naoko Munakata of the Japan Patent Office (JPO) at the 24th meeting between the heads of the two offices in Hangzhou on November 16.

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China, U.S. crack transnational IPR infringement crime


China and the United States have cracked a transnational intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement case, the Chinese Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced Wednesday. The MPS busted seven dens manufacturing, marketing and distributing counterfeit products and seized more than 3,000 fake brand-name leather products, bags and suitcases, glasses, watches and accessories.

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Chinese Innovations Showcase IP Strength


The innovations mentioned in the 19th CPC National Congress report attract the whole world again. "We will foster a culture of innovation, and strengthen the creation, protection, and application of intellectual property." Chinese innovations will continue to lead us forward in the "new era".

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China Boosts Plans to Motivate its Scientists


China is stepping up efforts to build a "fair and just" ecosystem to better motivate science talent and facilitate technological innovation, a senior official said on Friday.

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