SIPO Signs Protocol about IP Co-development with Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei
With the co-development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei endeavoring at a crucial stage, the three governments have been devoting to accelerate sharing the regional science and technology resources, innovations transfer, collaborative using of intellectual property, and building a co-development community of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei. In July 2016, SIPO signed a protocol about intellectual property co-development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei with the government of the three regions. The protocol aims to build an intellectual property co-development demonstration zone, and to make Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei jointly to be an important development pole of China's innovation driven development by intellectual property.
According to the protocol, SIPO would develope new cooperation methods of intellectual property protection, utility, and share service resources, ect. The new co-development system would under the mission and vision of comprehensive development, opening and sharing, co-teaching and co-promoting, and a win-win cooperation, trying to build a comprehensive intellectual property system and a legal system, to enforce intellectual property protection, to increase the efficiency of innovation, to optimize the industrial distribution of the three rigions, to build a demonstration zone of over-rigional intellectual protection, operation and development, and to make the whole area of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei to be an important development pole in building China into an IP power house.
According to an official of SIPO, it is an important stratagy of China to promote the three regions co-developing. The co-development system will play an important role of intellectual property protection in driving innovation and optimizing allocation of resources, and will promote the flowing of production factors in the three regions to make a win-win development.
Data shows that, in the first half of 2016, the three regions made a great progress in patent creation. Beijing dealt with 45,369 invention patent applications, ranked the third of the country, up 27.2%. Tianjin dealt with 11,555 invention patent applications, up 33.0%. Hebei dealt with 6,689 invention patent applications, up 34.26%. (by Wang Yu)
Source:China IP News