18 Mar
2021

Hundreds of thousands of patent applications could disappear in Chinese crackdown on 'abnormal' filing

Crackdown on 'abnormal' applications could have far-reaching impact on the patent environment. The Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) has released a list of nine behaviours applicants must avoid.

Bing Zhao

Author | China editor

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Bing Zhao