Newsflash: China to Prioritize Patent Examination in Certain Fields

According to an announcement on the English website of SIPO (the Chinese Patent Office) on August 3, 2017, the examination of patents in certain fields will be given priority, starting from August 8, 2017.

These include inventions in the following fields: energy saving, environmental protection, new-generation information technology, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy, intelligent manufacturing, Internet-related inventions, big data, cloud computing, sectors with fast evolution in product or technology.

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