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Statistics on Beijing January-September patents and trademarks

As of September, 141,173 patents applied for by Beijing residents had been granted this year, with a 20.72% year-over-year increase.

Chinese food equipment company wins Section 337 complaint

The U.S. International Trade Commission on refused October 14 to block five Chinese companies' imports of food service equipment that Illinois Tool Works and three affiliates claim is built on intellectual property stolen by former senior employees.

Supreme People’s Court: China’s IP cases record 24.5% annual rise

The number of IP cases accepted by trial courts across the country increased from 101,000 in 2013 to 467,000 in 2020, with an average annual increase of 24.5%.

China reviews Draft Amendment to Anti-Monopoly Law

China’s Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) reviewed on October 19 the Draft Amendment to the Anti-Monopoly Law for the first time. The Draft Amendment was drafted by the State Administration for Market Supervision (SAMR).

Beijing 2022: protect Olympic intellectual property

CNIPA and SAMR has lately issued an action plan to protect the Olympic patents, trademarks, and other intellectual properties during the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.