25-9 China issues long-term guideline on IP

China’s State Council and the CPC recently issued a guideline on building up its intellectual property (IP) strength between 2021 and 2035. By 2035, China’s overall IP competitiveness will be at the forefront of the world as a world-class IP powerhouse with Chinese...

28-9 China’s R&D spending and patenting on new heights

According to a White Paper released by the State Council, China’s R&D spending was about 370.97 billion U.S. dollars, ranking the world’s second, and the ratio of R&D to GDP reached 2.4 percent. Nearly 1.35 million utility patent applications were...