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China Achieves Remarkable Success in IPR Protection: Official
China has achieved remarkable results in intellectual property right (IPR) protection, according to an official at the State Intellectual Property Office Tuesday.
Shen Changyu, head of the office, made the remarks at a forum in Beijing. The forum evaluated the country's IPR achievements since 2008, when a national IPR strategy was unveiled.
"China will accelerate the modernization of the IPR governance system and ability and further promote the application and transformation of intellectual property to create more social benefits," Shen said,
Yan Junqi, an expert of the IPR evaluation group, said China had made remarkable achievements in implementing the national IPR strategy. And the strategy supported economic and social development.
China made 1.38 million patent applications for inventions in 2017, up 14.2 percent, the highest in seven years.