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  • China expected to issue new version of drug catalogue in June this year

    China was expected to release a new version of the drug catalogue under its national medical insurance program, China Securities Journal reported on March 13.


  • Patent applications in Europe at record high

    More than 174,000 patents were filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) last year - around 5 percent more than the previous year and more than ever before. Almost half of the applications came from European countries - 15 percent of them from...


  • China's patent applications increase six-fold over past decade: European Patent Office

    Patent applications from China grew by 8.8 percent in 2018 to 9,401 cases, the largest number received so far, according to the European Patent Office (EPO) Annual Report for 2018 published on Tuesday.


  • Commentary: Innovation made in China, for the world

    After its breakneck economic growth based on cheap labor and demographic advantages, China is now looking to tap its vast innovation potential to spur high-quality growth.


  • Leading U.S. IP law firm opens office in Shenzhen

    Fish & Richardson P.C., a leading U.S. law firm specializing in patent and intellectual property (IP) litigation, has opened a representative office in the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen.


  • China to improve regulations on patent agencies

    An amended regulation on China's patent agencies will come into force on March 1.


  • Half of world's top AI unicorns come from China

    Six of the 11 artificial intelligence (AI) startups that are considered to be unicorns – which means to have a value of one billion U.S. dollars or above – come from China, according to CB Insights.


  • Business Brief -- Foreign Enterprises

    Business Brief -- Foreign Enterprises


  • China's economy shows resilience, potential despite downward pressure: expert

    China's economy showed great resilience and potential when transitioning from rapid growth to high-quality development, despite economic downward pressure.


  • iPhone Q4 shipments plunge in China amid competition, patent battle

    Apple's iPhone shipments in China plunged 22 percent in the final quarter of 2018 as the U.S.-based tech giant struggles in the world's largest smartphone market.


  • Business Brief -- Chinese Enterprises

    Business Brief -- Chinese Enterprises


  • Chinese grant patents grow in U.S. due to innovation, long-term strategy: expert

    The total number of U.S. grant patents for Chinese mainland companies increased in 2018 as all other countries declined, an indication of strengthened innovative ability and effort on the part of Chinese companies to expand long-term presence in the U.S.


  • Chinese firms 2018 get more patents approved in the U.S.

    Chinese enterprises saw patents approved by the United States increase 12 percent year on year in 2018, according to report by U.S. IFI Claims Patent Services.


  • China completes major oil pipeline inspection

    China's State oil giant has completed the longest crude oil pipeline inspection in the most complex sea area in the country which breaks European and US technological monopoly in the field.


  • New Intellectual Property Court opens in Beijing

    China's top court opened its Intellectual Property Court in Beijing on Tuesday, as a new step to effectively safeguard IP rights.


  • China unveils annual patent award

    The National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) announced recipients of the 20th China Patent Award, the nation's top award for patents on Tuesday.


  • First and biggest crankshaft for 22,000 TEU container ship roll off production line, DHHL

    Dalian Huarui Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd. (DHHL, 002204. SZ) recently announced the successful roll-out of the world’s first and largest crankshaft for a 22,000 TEU container ship (W12X92 type), reported by


  • Revised draft of Patent Law likely to be passed in 2019

    The draft amendment to the Patent Law which has been submitted to the National People's Congress is expected to be passed next year, according to Yin Xintian, former director with the Law and Regulation Department under the CNIPA.


  • China improves IPR legal protection

    China has been improving the legal protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), according to a press conference of the State Council Information Office (SCIO) on Tuesday.


  • China's private business hub pledges financial support for developing tech

    Zhejiang Province, China's private business hub, has pledged tens of billions of dollars to drive tech and innovation in the next five years, local authorities said Monday.


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