Generally speaking, the amount of invention patent authorization represents the strength of an enterprise's creation. The more patents, the more positive R & D investment and innovation. According to the latest news, Huawei, Sinopec and oppo occupy the top three in China's invention patent licensing in 2019.
According to domestic media reports, on January 14, the State Intellectual Property Office held its first regular press conference in Beijing in 2020. Hu Wenhui, spokesman of the State Intellectual Property Office, said that in 2019, the top three domestic enterprises (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) in terms of the number of invention patents authorized were:
Huawei Technology Co., Ltd. (4510 pieces), Sinopec (2883 pieces), oppo Guangdong Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. (2614 pieces).
It is reported that in 2019, the number of patent applications for invention in China is 1.401 million. A total of 453000 invention patents were authorized. Among them, there are 361000 domestic invention patents authorized.
By the end of 2019, the total number of invention patents in China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) was 1.862 million, with 13.3 patents per 10000 population
The top three provinces (districts and cities) with the largest number of invention patents per 10000 population are Beijing (132.0), Shanghai (53.5) and Jiangsu (30.2).