In terms of the amount of patent grants, the data show that in the first half of 2018, the top 10 domestic companies (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) in the number of invention patent grants in China were:HuaweiTechnology Co., Ltd. (1775), China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (1569), Guangdong Opal Mobile Communications Co., Ltd. (1520), State Grid Corporation (1242), ZTE Corporation (1028),JingdongFang Technology Group Co., Ltd. (904 pieces), Zhuhai Gree Electric Co., Ltd. (787 pieces), Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (697 pieces),TencentTechnology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. (664 pieces), China National Petroleum Corporation (557 pieces).
At the same time, the top 10 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) per 10,000 population of invention patents in China are: Beijing (102.5), Shanghai (44.5), Jiangsu (24.4), Zhejiang (21.6), Guangdong ( 20.8 pieces), Tianjin (19.6 pieces), Shaanxi (9.6 pieces), Fujian (8.9 pieces), Anhui (8.6 pieces) and Shandong (8.1 pieces).
In the first half of 2018, the State Intellectual Property Office accepted a total of 23,000 patent applications for the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), a year-on-year increase of 6.3%. Among them, 21,600 were from China, an increase of 7.6%. In the first half of 2018, there were 7 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) with more than 500 PCT patent applications, followed by Guangdong (10,700), Beijing (2,800), Jiangsu (2,200), Shanghai (1000), and Shandong. (800 pieces), Zhejiang (800 pieces) and Hubei (700 pieces), the PCT patent applications in the above seven provinces and cities accounted for more than 80% of the domestic total. In the first half of 2018, the number of patent review requests was 18,400, and the number of cases closed was 15,600. The number of cases for invalidation requests was 2,445, and the number of cases closed was 2,433.
Bi Wei, director of the Planning and Development Department of the State Intellectual Property Office, said that from a statistical point of view, among all valid invention patents, the effective invention patents that have been maintained in China for more than 10 years are out of the 35 fields, and the number of 28 technical fields is less than Foreign countries, especially optical, electrical equipment, audio-visual technology, medical technology, transportation, computer technology and other six fields, the gap between domestic and foreign, the chip technology is included.
Bi Wei said that we must clearly see that China still has shortcomings in the core technology field, and we need to work hard to improve the quality of patents, continuously strengthen the layout of high-quality core patents in key technology fields, and continue to strengthen patent protection in key technical fields. And use, in the process of high-quality development to fill the patent shortcomings in the core technology field.