Alibaba and Oppo become first mainland firms on Taiwan’s patent leaderboard as island halts four year filings slide 09 Mar 18
New figures released by the Taiwan IP Office show that mainland Chinese firms are playing a greater role than ever in the local patent environment. Both resident and non-resident firms upped their filing rates in 2017 as the island managed to reverse several years of falling applications. Among the biggest corporate TIPO users, invention patent filings increased by nearly 25%.
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