4.27 trillion yuan
Recently, China’s latest survey on the economic contribution of copyright industries shows that the contribution rate of copyright-based industries to the national economy reached 7.27 percent, creating 4.27 trillion yuan of added value.
Since January 1, 2016, annualfee reduction period of patent from the current limit from first 3 years, extends to first 6 years.
From January to November in 2015, China’s IP organs at all level handled nearly 4,000 patent infringement and counterfeiting cases in e-commerce.
By the end of 2015, China has obtained more than 1,946 geographical indications of original products, and more than 6,000 businesses and organizations have been approved to use special signs of geographical indication products.
At present, China has set up four Free Trade Zones( FTZ) in Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin, Fujian, signed 14 free trade agreements involving 22 countries and regions.
66 companies in Beijing were awarded as demonstration ones on selling licensed products, according to a conference on selecting those companies in 2015.
In 2015, Guizhou Province has dealt with 1,346 patent cases, an increase of 74.4%.