SAIC: Applications for Trademark International Registration Increased by 42%

17:19, May 10, 2011        

  Deputy director of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce Fu Shuangjian said on the 2011 Trademark Strategy and Business Growth Summit that in 2010 the applications for international registration submitted by China witnessed a substantial increase of 42%, the No. 2 high growth in the world, accounting for 4.9% share of the world, rising to No. 7 from No. 8 in the ranking list, being in the top 10 in the world for seven consecutive years. The trademark international registration accepted by China also increased by 9.3%, 5.4% share of the world, ranking first for the sixth consecutive year.

  Fu Shuangjian said the whole country seriously implemented the "Outline of National Intellectual Property Strategy" and "Opinions on Trademark Strategy Implementation", trademark awareness of the whole society was generally increased, government at all levels attached great importance to the trademark strategy which had been gradually leveled to governmental conduct instead of department actions; in order to completely solve the trademark examination backlog problem which arose domestic and international attention, the number of trademark registration applications broke the one-million threshold, ranking first in the world for 9 consecutive years. In the first quarter of this year, the applications for trademark registration grew by 25.4%, and it is expected to hit a new high this year.

  As at April 15, in the unified special action of the State Council against the infringement and counterfeiting, the national system of administrations for industry and commerce have investigated and settled 59,500 cases, including 9,691 foreign-related cases.

  By IP Channel of People's Daily Online

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