China’s patent applications hit 1.5 million in 2018, more than double the US

//China’s patent applications hit 1.5 million in 2018, more than double the US

China’s patent applications hit 1.5 million in 2018, more than double the US

This article originally appeared on ABACUSChina’s intellectual property office received a record number of 1.54 million patent applications in 2018, making it the biggest filer and accounting for 46.4% of total patent filings globally as the country pushes ahead with a self-reliance drive in core technology. Patent filing activity in China grew by 11.6% last year and its number of filings was roughly equal to the combined total of countries ranked two through 11, as the country seeks to fend…

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