Invention patent applications in Chongqing grows above 30%

Chongqing’s applications for patent have kept increasing rapidly in the first 5 months of 2012, and the applications for invention patent have increased more than 30% year on year.

The amount of Chongqing’s applications for patent hit 30,000 for the first time in 2011 and great achievement have been made to promote comprehensive strength of intelligent property rights.

The work concerning intelligent property has kept developing rapidly in the first 5 months of 2012, and the number of invention patents in every 10,000 persons has increased from 1.65 at the end of 2011 to 1.83.

Besides, the quantity of Chongqing’s trademarks hit 70,000, with famous trademarks ranking 2nd in West China and geographical marks ranking 5th throughout the country. In the aspect of copyrights, the registration of ordinary works increased to above 91% year on year.

Deng Jun