Business / Patent applications surging

Chinese firms join ranks of global leaders in patent applications

[2012-11-30 12:48]

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.

Patents a deciding factor in technology awards

[2012-11-16 06:18]

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.

Patent applications, R&D spending up sharply

[2012-11-12 07:43]

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.

Organizer: patent commercialization through auctions

[2012-10-31 10:41]

On the basis of two successful patent auctions, the autumn of 2012 will witness the third patent auction sponsored by China Technology Exchange (CTEX).

Patent auction in China

[2012-10-31 10:38]

With the growing economic and technological strengths of China, a large number of scientific and technological achievements can be seen emerging.

Patent marking in China and right to affix patent markings

[2012-10-31 09:23]

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

IPR awareness rises in China: experts

[2012-10-04 17:20]

An increasing number of patents and trademark registrations is boosting social awareness of intellectual property rights, or IPR, in China.

Patent fair brings ideas to life

[2012-09-19 08:10]

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.

SIPO: Crucial role of developing patent information system

[2012-09-19 08:10]

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.

Patent war replaces price war

[2012-08-30 08:14]

A United States court told Samsung to pay $1 billion to Apple for infringing on six of the latter's seven patents.

Apple-Samsung patent battle not raging in China

[2012-08-29 20:10]

Patent disputes between smartphone giants Apple and Samsung Electronics have not yet entered China, a senior commerce official said Wednesday.

Huawei and ZTE hit by US patent probe

[2012-08-23 08:02]

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.

SIPO ceremony marks nation's millionth patent

[2012-07-18 08:04]

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.

2011 clean energy patents at new high

[2012-06-13 15:34]

Clean Energy Patents hit a record high in 2011, up 450 patents relative to 2010 according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index

Farmer applies for patent on do-it-yourself RV

[2012-06-06 11:40]

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.

China releases IPR protection agenda

[2012-05-19 11:13]

The General Office of the State Council on Friday released a work agenda concerning the protection of intellectual property rights.

Patent not cause of tainted capsule scandal

[2012-04-28 14:08]

A Chinese patent official has refuted claims blaming patented technologies for gel capsules made from toxic chromium-tainted industrial gelatin.

China International Patent Fair to open with online synchronous exhibition

[2012-04-26 09:50]

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.

More patents owned by domestic holders in China

[2012-04-25 10:36]

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.

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