China Issues 13th Five-Year Plan on Scientific and Technological Innovation
Aug.17 -- Recently, the 13th Five-Year Plan on national innovative development plan was issued by the State Council of China, depicting the scientific and technological innovation development of China in next five years. According to the plan, the comprehensive ability of innovation would rank the 15th place in the world. The S&T and innovation policy would continue improving. The IPR would be effectively protected. Among the major indexes, by 2020, the contributing percentage of science and technology would increase from 55.3% to 60%. The number of invention patent owned by per 10,000 heads would increase from 6.3 to 12, that of PCT filing would be doubled from the currently 30,500.
"It reflects the combination of S&T and economy and innovation, and pays extra attention to coordination in the whole process of innovation links," said Lv Wei, director general of Technological Economy Research Department of Development Research Center of the State Council who engaged in the formulation of the plan. "The combination of S&T innovation and industrial development would conducive to the reform in each links of innovation. The innovation-related measure in the plan is not only a measure for S&T, but also includes a group of measures including economy, taxation, finance, trade, IP and standard-setting. The IP-related measures would be highlighted in the plan."Lu adds.
Currently, innovation has become a power force for development. IP is playing an increasingly significant role in inspiring innovation. The plan stresses to implement IP strategy and accelerate to building China into an IP power house; improve the IP laws and regulations; aggravate punishment for the crime in IP infringement, improve compensation, conduct punishment compensation system and reduce safeguarding cost; improve enforcement mechanism for IP infringement, strengthen the coordination between administrative enforcement and judicial protection, beef up IP comprehensive administrative enforcement; establish a green channel for patent examination; guide the market players to create and use IP, promote the commercialization of innovative achievements by building a IP interests share mechanism; implement IP management in central finance S&T plan, establish an IP evaluation system; build a multiple IP system for serving business and foster a group of brand IP services.
Source:China IP News