The China Nationwide Mental Property Administration (CNIPA) not too long ago launched information by means of the third quarter of 2020. September 2020 invention patent utility filings had been up nearly 12% month on month and utility patent utility filings had been up 6.9% month on month. 12 months on yr, September 2020 invention patent utility filings had been up over 10% and utility mannequin filings had been up 33%
Cumulative filings for invention patents purposes by means of September 2020 was 1,102,863 versus 998,341 filings by means of September 2019. Cumulative filings for utility mannequin purposes by means of September was 2,133,217 versus 1,603,214 filings by means of September 2019. Cumulatively, foreigners filed 10.6% of invention patent purposes thus far this yr and 0.3% of utility mannequin purposes, an usually missed mental property proper.
Cumulatively by means of September 2020, there have been 361,102 invention patents granted, with foreigners receiving 17.8% of the granted patents. Cumulatively, there have been 1,724,770 utility fashions granted, with foreigners receiving 0.4% of the grants.
6,950 Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) purposes had been obtained in September 2020 for a complete of 49,345 PCT purposes cumulatively for the yr. Extrapolating for the yr, there could also be nearly 66,000 PCT purposes, exceeding the 13th five-year plan aim of 60,000 PCT purposes by 2020.
October 2020, like final yr, will possible present a lower in filings because of the lengthy vacation.
Extra detailed information is out there right here (Chinese language solely).
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