Boom For Patent Applications In China
The past four years have seen a million patent applications lodged, equivalent to the number tabled from 1985 to 2000. The state agency received 308,487 patent applications in 2003 alone, an increase of more than 20% over the previous year.
The latest figures were released at a seminar on Friday, organized jointly by SIPO and the National People's Congress to mark the...
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