The Chinese telecom equipment manufacturers Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp are trying to further build their strengths in innovation and provide secure products to customers.
The number of patents owned by scientists is playing a more significant role in determining whether or not they will be awarded China's science and technology prizes, experts say.
The number of invention patents applied for in China increased by more than 20 percent this year, exhibiting the fastest growth rate for that activity seen anywhere in the world.
On the basis of two successful patent auctions, the autumn of 2012 will witness the third patent auction sponsored by China Technology Exchange (CTEX).
With the growing economic and technological strengths of China, a large number of scientific and technological achievements can be seen emerging.
Name: Sun Fangtao, Wang Xia, Yang Yingxiao and Li Xiaoli
Title: Examiners of Patent Examination Cooperation Center Beijing, Patent Office, SIPO
Article 15 of China’s Patent Law of 1984 provided that the patentee has the right to affix patent markings and the patent number on his patented products or the packaging thereof
An increasing number of patents and trademark registrations is boosting social awareness of intellectual property rights, or IPR, in China.
For Cui Yongzhu, a professor specializing in textiles at Dalian Polytechnic University, it was a familiar talk as he described his breakthrough for processing cashmere and wool using chitosan, a substance extracted from the exoskeleton of crabs and shrimp.
The Chinese government's focus on intellectual property work has moved to the stage of helping companies better use the patent process and providing improved services after applications are filed, Tian Lipu, commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office, said at the annual Patent Information Conference that began in Beijing on Sept 11.
A United States court told Samsung to pay $1 billion to Apple for infringing on six of the latter's seven patents.
Patent disputes between smartphone giants Apple and Samsung Electronics have not yet entered China, a senior commerce official said Wednesday.
The United States International Trade Commission announced on Tuesday that it had launched a patent probe into Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp, the latest of a series of blows to Chinese telecom gear makers in the US market.
During a ceremony on July 16, State Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Tian Lipu issued a patent certificate on the spot to the Beijing Research Center for Information Technology in Agriculture to mark the 1 millionth invention patent granted in China.
Clean Energy Patents hit a record high in 2011, up 450 patents relative to 2010 according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index
A farmer in Shaanxi province in Northwest China spent $47,000 to turn a van into a recreational vehicle and has submitted a patent application for his creation.
The General Office of the State Council on Friday released a work agenda concerning the protection of intellectual property rights.
A Chinese patent official has refuted claims blaming patented technologies for gel capsules made from toxic chromium-tainted industrial gelatin.
Themed "Innovation and Creation", the Eighth China International Patent Fair is to be held at the World Expo Square in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning province, from Sep 15 to 17, 2012.
As of the end of last year, the number of valid invention patents in China totaled 697,000, including 351,000 belonging to domestic owners.