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By AFD China Intellectual Property
Any common technique or design is not patentable.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
For a divisional application based on the initial application, the initial application date may be retained and the priority date may be retained if priority has been claimed.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
The number of applications in 2016 reached near 3,000, stably ranking the first among UPOV member states.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
According to the recent Opinions of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, time for trademark examinations will be reduced by the end of 2018.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
China is set to impose severe punishments in intellectual property right (IPR) infringement and counterfeiting cases.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
The World Intellectual Property Indicators 2017, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization on Dec 6, found that China leads in innovation by quantity.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
AFD China is officially a Branding IP Service Agency of Beijing now, after two rounds of strict evaluation organized by the Beijing Intellectual Property Office.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
The draft law on e-commerce, submitted at a six-day bimonthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, categorizes e-commerce operators into three groups:
By Xia Zheng
The intellectual property right we mentioned below generally refers to trademark, patent (design is protected under Patent Law in China) and copyright, for which a certificate of right can be applied.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
In parallel to the stead increase in the number of IP rights, IP protection index sees a significant increase, from 100 points in 2010 to 216.6 points in 2016.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
The ministry and many local police forces have also established cooperation with IP rights owners and industry association.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
SIPO joined other IP Offices complete a unified PPH request form. Based on this project, IP authorities from different countries co-designed a unified PPH request form template for use by all participating parties.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
According to the Memorandum of Understanding on the Cooperation between the SIPO and the Egyptian Patent Office (EGYPO) has launched on July 1, 2017 for two years until June 30, 2019.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
Based on financial data, brand strength and analysis of consumer behaviors, the top 500 valuable Chinese brands in 2017 were released in Beijing a few weeks ago.
By AFD China Intellectual Property
A total of 565,000 applications for invention patents were handled in China in the first half of 2017, statistics from the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) showed.