CNIPA Releases Major IP Statistics from January to July 2023
On August 15, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released on its website the major IP statistics from January to July 2023. According to the statistics, from January to July 2023, the number of invention patents granted in China was 515,000, with a year-on-year growth of 9.49%; the number of utility model patents granted was 1.254 million, down 26.62%; and the number of design patents granted was 383,000, down 11.12%. By the end of July 2023, the number of valid invention patents, utility model patents and design patents was 4.641 million, 11.545 million, and 3.033 million, respectively. In terms of trademarks, from January to July 2023, the number of trademark applications in China was 4.105 million; with 2.396 million registered. By July 2023, the number of registered trademarks in China has reached 44.537 million.
Source:China Intellectual Property