Recently, the Information Office of Beijing Municipal People’s Government and Beijing Intellectual Property Office jointly released the white paper on Beijing intellectual property protection of strategic emerging industries in 2016. According to the white paper, the number of applications for inventions and grants in the strategic emerging industries ranked first in China.
In 2016, there were 17,509 patents for inventions in the new emerging industries were granted, accounting for 16% of the national grants. Up to now, 76,373 patents for inventions are owned by Beijing, which accounted for 17.3% of the total number for strategic emerging industries in China and 45.8% of the total number of patents in Beijing.
Among the nine strategic emerging industries in China, the number of patens for inventions in Beijing ranked first in six of the industries, including energy conservation and environmental protection, biotechnology, new energy, new material, new energy automobile, and aerospace.