Chinese Copyright Registrations Up 40% in 2023

Posted on Categories Copyright, Statistics

Per a release on February 19, 2024 from the National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC), the total number of copyright registrations reached 8,923,901 in 2023, a year-on-year increase of 40.46%.  A total of 2,495,213 computer software copyright registrations were completed nationwide in 2023, a year-on-year increase of 35.95%. Both the number of registrations and the growth rate hit a five-year high. Non-software copyright registrations reached 6,428,277 copyrights in 2023, a year-on-year increase of 42.30%.

China Trademark Registrations Down 29% in 2023

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According to recently released statistics from the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) Chinese trademark registrations were down 29% in 2023 versus 2022. That equates to a decrease of 1.7945 million trademark registrations year-on-year.  Foreigners registered 3.1% of the trademarks up from 2.9% in 2022 but a decrease in absolute numbers of 40,696 registrations from 2022 for 134,776 registrations.

CNIPA Posts “Development Report on Building a Powerful Country on Intellectual Property Rights (2023)”

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On January 18, 2024, China’s National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)  posted the Development Report on Building a Powerful Country on Intellectual Property Rights (2023) (知识产权强国建设发展报告(2023年)) prepared by the Office of the Inter-Ministerial Joint Conference on Building a Powerful IP Country.  The Report “summarizes the progress of the development goals of building a powerful country in intellectual property and the results achieved in building a powerful country in intellectual property” such as the number of high-value invention patents per 10,000 people.

Huawei U.S. Patent Grants Drop 24% in 2023; BOE Drops Out of the Top 10

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Accordingly to analysis by Harrity Patent Analytics, Huawei ranked 10th for US patent grants in 2023, down 3 spots from 2022 with a 24% drop in patent grants. BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. dropped even further to 19th down from 8th in 2022. BOE had a 38% drop in granted US patents. Tencent was 54th this year with an 11% drop in patent grants. Oppo was down 32%. Baidu was up only 1%. Xiaomi was down 7% and didn’t make …