Shenzhen Patent Application Surge
From January to March this year, the national patent applications in Shenzhen amounted to 12899 pieces, up by 30.57% over the same period of last year, among which, invention patent totaled 5956, up by 25.92%, a city’s Intellectual Property Rights Meeting held by Shenzhen Municipal Market Supervision Administration before the 11th World Intellectual Property Rights Day was told.
It’s anticipated the national patent applications in Shenzhen will break through 60000 pieces and the invention patents will exceed 30000 by the end of this year. Meanwhile, the PCT international patent application in Shenzhen totaled 647 pieces from January to February, continuing to rank top in the country.
The while paper The Development Status of Shenzhen’s Intellectual Property Rights released on the news conference showed, last year, Shenzhen’s patent application and authorization amount continued to surge and the national patent application volume amounted to 49430 pieces, up by 16.91% over the same period of last year, among which, the invention patent application volume totaled 23956 pieces, up by 16.74%. The PCT international patent application amounted to 5584, up by 46.95% over the same period of last year, accounting for 45.26% of the total application volume of China and ranking first in China for consecutive seven years. ZTE corporation has ranked the second among the global corporations with 1963 PCT applications.
As of the end of last year, Shenzhen had accumulative 262051 application patents and accumulative 139063 authorization patents. The effective patents accumulated to 102494 pieces, 29211 of which are invention patents.
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