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2015年武汉知识产权发展状况

发布时间:2016-04-28浏览:2473发布人:信息管理

 

2015年,武汉市知识产权工作领导小组各成员单位全面执行《武汉市知识产权战略纲要(2011-2020年)》(武政〔201115号)精神,按照“激励创造、有效运用、依法保护、科学管理”的方针,提升全市知识产权创造、运用、保护、管理和服务水平,营造尊重和保护知识产权的法治和文化环境,努力建设知识产权强市,为武汉市加快推进全面改革创新试验、建设国家创新型城市提供了有力支撑。

    一、实施知识产权战略

建设知识产权强市。市委、市人民政府出台《关于加快推进全面创新改革建设国家创新型城市的意见》以及《关于建设全球研发网络重要节点城市的实施意见》、《关于大力推进大众创业万众创新的实施意见》等九个配套文件,对建设知识产权强市作出部署,强调要实施发明专利倍增计划、实行严格知识产权保护制度、健全知识产权信用管理制度,提升知识产权创造、运用、保护、管理和服务水平。武汉获批全面创新改革试验区,我市积极在知识产权领域开展改革探索。武汉国家知识产权示范城市建设工作深入推进,通过了国家知识产权局的复核,并开展新一轮示范城市建设。《武汉市知识产权促进和保护条例》于21日开始施行,知识产权法制化工作进一步推进。

调整武汉市知识产权工作领导机构。根据市人民政府领导分工调整和机构改革变动情况,调整武汉市知识产权工作领导小组组成,并增加各区人民政府为成员单位,成员单位达到44家。

编制《武汉市知识产权发展“十三五”规划》。确定了“十三五”期间武汉市知识产权事业发展的指导思想、发展目标、重点任务和主要措施。

     武汉东湖新技术开发区国家知识产权示范园区建设成效显著。武汉东湖新技术开发区管委会出台《关于进一步加强知识产权工作的若干意见》,提出了知识产权创造、运用、保护、管理和服务等方面58项激励政策措施,涵盖专利、商标、版权(软件著作权)、标准创制、集成电路布图设计、植物新品种等领域。国家专利导航光通信产业发展实验区建设取得成果,启动了专利导航基础建设、企业分类培育引进、高端人才培养引进、关键技术创新引进和专利协同运营等项目。12月,国家知识产权局批准武汉东湖新技术开发区建设国家知识产权服务业集聚发展试验区。国家知识产权局专利局专利审查协作湖北中心项目建设、队伍建设和业务发展取得新进展,项目建设主体结构已完工,共有专利审查员近千人,年审查发明专利申请能力达到11万件,业务收入1.5亿元,缴纳各项税费1200多万元,为武汉市百余家企业提供了咨询服务。

武汉经济技术开发区国家知识产权工作试点园区建设深入开展。1月,国家知识产权局批准武汉经济技术开发区为国家知识产权试点园区。武汉经济技术开发区管委会对试点工作进行了任务分解,细化时间节点,落实责任部门,健全工作机制,制定工作措施,完善保障体系,充分发挥知识产权在促进园区经济社会发展与提升区域竞争力中的重要作用。

各区人民政府积极实施知识产权战略。推进知识产权创造和运用。武昌区在湖北大学建立“大学生创业暨专利成果转化沙龙”,出台帮扶大学生创业的十大措施,在13个科技孵化器内建立大学生创业专区,为大学生开辟创业服务绿色通道。江夏区出台《自主创新专项补贴资金管理办法》,增加了对企业获集成电路布图设计登记和获得外国及港、澳、台地区专利的资助政策。汉阳区推进企业加大RD的投入力度,企业的技术创新和专利创造的成果转化率达到90%,技术交易额达到15亿元。东西湖区积极开展发明专利“扫零工程”。青山区举办青年互联网创业大赛,鼓励一批互联网领域创新创业项目落户,推进实施创新驱动发展战略。蔡甸区引入君成汇科技咨询服务公司和武汉金圆投资管理有限公司,为企业打通专利申请、知识产权融资“绿色通道”。新洲区建立阳逻开发区创新创业服务中心,引进武汉光谷科技咨询评估公司等专业咨询服务机构,为创客提供产业咨询、投资对接、知识产权等全方位服务。加强知识产权保护和管理。硚口区成立知识产权举报投诉和维权援助服务中心凯德广场工作站。黄陂区积极推进汉口北商贸物流枢纽区知识产权保护规范化市场培育工作并通过国家知识产权局中期评估。江岸区积极协助配合市知识产权执法部门开展辖区知识产权执法工作。洪山区充分利用国家知识产权局专利局专利审查协作湖北中心的专利审查资源优势,完善区企业专利信息数据库服务平台建设,实现辖区企业专利的网上统计与管理。江汉区建立科技项目知识产权管理机制,要求申报技术交易等项目的单位必须提供有明确的知识产权归属关系的协议,防止知识产权纠纷。

二、知识产权创造和运用

(一)专利

优化专利结构。全市发明专利申请量为15077件,比上年增长27%,其中企业发明专利申请量为7577件,增长27.9%,占全部发明专利申请的比例首次超过50%;高等院校发明专利申请量为5437件,增长29.5%。全市发明专利授权量为6003件,增长55%;有效发明专利为19610件,每万人发明专利拥有量为19件;PCT专利申请387件,在同类城市中位居第4。专利申请结构趋于合理,发明专利申请占申请总量的44.85%,实用新型占48.06%,外观设计占7.09%

探索知识产权与金融对接。香港挂牌彩图(市知识产权局)积极推动在中南财经政法大学设立了“国家知识产权局知识产权价值评估中心”。

落实专利奖励制度。全年武汉地区共有15个项目分别获得国家专利金奖、专利优秀奖和外观设计优秀奖,香港挂牌彩图(市知识产权局)对获奖项目分别给予了50万元、10万元和5万元的奖励;12个项目获湖北省专利奖,香港挂牌彩图(市知识产权局)对获奖项目按照与省知识产权局给予奖励金额1:1的比例给予配套奖励。

引导企业加强自主创新。香港挂牌彩图(市知识产权局)以科技企业孵化器为重点,组织知识产权服务机构与科技企业孵化器签订知识产权托管工作委托协议,帮助在孵企业提升知识产权能力。市经信委推荐武汉高德红外股份有限公司、武汉艾立卡电子有限公司、东风扬子江汽车(武汉)有限责任公司、武大巨成结构股份有限公司申报国家工信部2015年企业知识产权运用标杆示范企业,推荐武汉天喻信息产业股份有限公司等4家知识产权工作开展较好的企业申报国家级技术创新示范企业。

推动专利转化实施工作。市科技局(市知识产权局)与48家专利技术转化项目承担单位签订项目管理合同,下拨1350万元经费支持企业专利技术项目转化实施。市科技局(市知识产权局)积极组织实施科技成果大转化工程,推动武汉大学、华中科技大学、华中农业大学、武汉科技大学、武汉工程大学等高等校院的专利技术向本地企业转化实施。据不完全统计,武汉大学、华中科技大学等高等院校共有65件专利在武汉实施,转让金额2156.06万元。

(二)商标

加强品牌建设。市工商局重点选择汽车及零部件、电子信息、服装、农产品加工等行业建立中国驰名商标、湖北省著名商标和中国地理标志产品培育库,确定了50家中国驰名商标、72家湖北省著名商标培育企业和10个中国地理标志产品培育项目。全年提交10件中国驰名商标认定申请、4件中国地理标志产品注册申请,申报121件湖北省著名商标。全年新增7件中国驰名商标,总量达到79件;新增6件中国地理标志产品,总量达到29件;新增114件湖北省著名商标,总量达到642件。

商标质押融资取得突破。全市有52件商标通过商标权质押获得贷款,合计金额9700万元。

(三)版权

积极开展版权登记资助工作。市文化局累计受理版权登记资助申请达3864件,比上年增长74%;审核通过3773件,增长94%;支付资助金额134.6万元,增长57%

推进著作权质押融资工作。市文化局会同市委宣传部、市财政局制定了《武汉市著作权质押贷款贴息暂行办法》,对符合条件的企业按照其应支付著作权质押贷款利息总额的30%50%的比例予以贴息,减轻企业的融资成本,提高文化科技创意企业运用版权开展质押贷款的积极性,已有江通动画股份有限公司等4家企业提交了质押贷款申报书。武汉是全国副省级城市中第一个开展著作权质押贷款贴息工作的城市。

深入推进软件正版化工作。政府机关软件正版化工作进入常态化,通过查缺补漏,硚口、洪山、江夏、青山、江岸等区投入资金1270万元,实现了党委、人大、政府、政协等机关的正版化全覆盖,此项工作通过了湖北省人民政府督查组的检查验收。企业软件正版化工作全面开展,已进入采购整改安装阶段。

开展版权示范单位和示范园区(基地)创建工作。 3月,江通动画股份有限公司、亿童文教股份有限公司等5家企业被授予“湖北省版权示范单位”称号;10月,江通动画股份有限公司荣获“全国版权示范单位”称号。

(四)标准

制定和修订国际、国家、行业标准。市质监局指导、服务武汉大学、烽火通信科技股份有限公司主持制定《信息技术-面向互操作性的元模型框架》、《传送网元的通用协议中立管理信息模型》等5项国际标准,指导、服务华中数控股份有限公司、武汉华工激光工程有限公司和长飞光纤光缆股份有限公司等企业主持制定、修订国家标准23项、行业标准32项。指导、帮助武汉全真光电科技有限公司、武汉辉创桥梁维护工程有限公司、武汉智城科技有限公司、湖北祥源新材科技有限公司、中冶南方工程技术有限公司等企业在国家标准委立项制定国家标准6项。一批自主知识产权成果通过形成标准转化为生产力。

建立标准文献共享服务平台。在市科技局(市知识产权局)的支持下,市标准化研究院建成“武汉市标准文献信息共享与服务平台”,向社会提供标准化综合服务。

组织制定科技成果转化市级技术标准。市科技局(市知识产权局)与市标准研究院联合制定了“武汉科技成果转化服务规范”。

(五)其他领域

农产品地理标志。市农委在保护现有品牌的基础上,发掘新的品牌潜力,推进植物新品种选育和申报认定期保护工作。新增黄陂脉地湾萝卜、梁子湖大河蟹两个农产品地理标志产品,全市农产品地理标志产品达19件。

    三、知识产权行政保护

(一)知识产权行政执法

专利执法。市科技局(市知识产权局)加大对生产领域和专业市场、电子商务、广告传媒、技术贸易、展会等流通领域涉及专利商品和技术的监管,查处假冒专利违法行为,净化市场环境,维护社会公众的合法权益;加大专利侵权纠纷调处工作力度,维护专利权人的合法权益,一批被侵权的专利权人获得赔偿,遏制了专利侵权违法行为,促进了“大众创业、万众创新”。全年开展专利行政执法检查48次,出动执法人员400多人次,检查涉及专利的商品49000多件,立案查处假冒专利违法行为和调处专利侵权纠纷案件316件,结案307件,按期结案率100%。建立专利侵权纠纷快速调解机制,调处专利侵权纠纷的结案时间由法定的4个月缩短为平均两个多月,及时有效地维护了专利权人的合法权益。完善行政执法与司法保护两条途径“优势互补、有机衔接”的知识产权保护机制,市科技局(市知识产权局)应市中级人民法院的要求,为该院审理的5起专利侵权纠纷案件提供了在行政执法中取得的涉嫌侵权产品等有关证据;为市中级人民法院审理的1起专利侵权纠纷案件提供了侵权判定专家咨询意见。

商标执法。全市工商系统共查办侵权假冒案件177件,案值880.17万元,罚没金额268.4万元。市工商局对全市422家经营范围中含有“商标代理”、“知识产权代理”的企业进行调查摸底,对155家商标代理机构、82家开展商标代理业务的律师事务所进行重点监管,特别是对武汉中南商标事务所有限公司等14家业务量排名靠前的商标代理机构进行检查,指导和督促这些代理机构诚信经营、严格履约、规范收费、合法宣传、公平竞争和优质服务;在东风汽车公司等21家企业设立打假及反不正当竞争执法维权联络站,提供全天候贴身打假维权服务。开展“京山桥米”地理标志专项保护行动,共出动执法人员303人次,执法车辆46台次,排查市场经营者2939户次,发现涉嫌侵权商户6家,现场查封大米2290包,对2起案件进行了立案调查。

版权执法。市、区文化市场综合执法机构加大执法力度,全年共收缴各类非法期刊、图书、报纸16万多册(份),侵权盗版音像制品3万多张,淫秽色情光盘1.7万多张;立案查处涉黄、涉非案件63起,其中作出行政处罚案件8起,涉嫌犯罪移交公安机关立案侦查2起。

质量技术监督执法。市质监局对272家企业开展侵权假冒产品执法检查,出动执法人员855人次,涉及农资、建材、电线电缆、钢材、电气设备、家具与日用品等多个领域,涉案金额769.69万元,上缴罚没款727.17万元,查处了“武汉新晨防水涂料有限公司生产假冒防水卷材案”、“海瑞斯电器科技有限公司制售假冒电斧牌建筑配电箱案”等一批侵犯知识产权违法案件。

酒类知识产权执法。市酒类专卖局加强酒类流通管理工作,出动执法人员3442 人次,检查单位11707家,查获假冒酒4642 瓶,案值473 万余元,下达限期改正通知书345 份,立案处理73 起。

知识产权仲裁。武汉仲裁委员会与武汉东湖新技术开发区管委会共同组建“中国·东湖国家自主创新示范区国际仲裁中心”,为开发区内企业提供知识产权保护服务。加强知识产权仲裁员队伍建设,增聘了10名知识产权专家为武汉仲裁委员会仲裁员。全年共受理知识产权仲裁案件73件,比上年增长49%,涉案标的额3333万元,增长45%

(二)保护知识产权举报投诉和维权援助服务

市保护知识产权举报投诉与维权援助服务中心接收并转交有效知识产权举报投诉57起,办理知识产权维权援助14起,组织开展专利侵权判定专家咨询4次,开展知识产权志愿者公益服务12次。

市保护知识产权举报投诉与维权援助服务中心、市科技局(市知识产权局)执法处共同进驻“2015年全国高教仪器设备展示会”、“第九届中国中部投资贸易博览会”、“第十届中国(武汉)国际园林博览会”、“第74届中国国际医疗器械博览会”、“第50届全国制药机械博览会”、“第十二届中国光谷国际光电子博览会”开展现场咨询和执法,为参展商及知识产权权利人提供服务,共立案受理专利侵权纠纷案件10件。

(三)知识产权海关保护

武汉海关充分利用“知识产权海关保护系统”,加强风险分析布控,筛选一批侵权假冒风险较高的企业及商品进行重点稽查,全年共形成风险参数3条,布控建议23条,查办知识产权侵权案件8起,查获涉嫌侵权的货物、物品共4104件,价值8.4万元。

    四、知识产权司法保护

(一)知识产权审判

案件审理。市、区两级法院全年知识产权案件收案(含旧存558件)3423件,结案2977件,结案率86.97%;其中撤诉411件,调解1097件,调撤率为64.8%;没有质量差错案件;公开宣判率100%;依法公开开庭率100%;归档率100%;公开上网案件1000余件,上网率100%。深圳市腾讯计算机系统有限公司与广州网易计算机系统有限公司等侵害音乐作品信息网络传播权诉前禁令纠纷一案入选中国法院10大知识产权案件;湖北工业大学职务技术成果完成人奖励、报酬纠纷案,滚石国际音乐股份有限公司与武汉滚石娱乐有限公司不正当竞争纠纷案入选中国法院50件典型知识产权案例;朗力(武汉)注塑系统有限公司与天地国际运输代理(中国)有限公司武汉分公司航空货物运输合同纠纷案入选最高人民法院网公布的人民法院为“一带一路”建设提供司法服务和保障的典型案例。

(二)打击侵犯知识产权犯罪

全市检察机关共受理公安机关提请批捕的侵犯知识产权案件2140人,批准逮捕1731人,其中,批捕涉嫌假冒注册商标罪612人,销售假冒注册商标的商品罪49人,非法制造、销售非法制造的注册商标标识罪12人,侵犯著作权罪68人。市检察院会同公安、监察机关组成联合检查组通过听取情况通报、审查备案、查阅行政执法案件台帐和案卷等方式,重点对知识产权保护相关行政执法机关进行检查,查询案件1488件,抽查案件421件,当场解答咨询60余项,提出建议50余条。全市行政执法机关在“全市行政执法与刑事司法衔接信息共享平台”上录入执法信息2600余条,其中移送涉嫌犯罪案件165243人。

市公安局经侦部门立案侦查侵犯知识产权、制售假冒伪劣商品类犯罪案件125起,破案114起,刑拘79人;发起并参与打假集群战役8起,收到公安部经侦局贺电一次。根据省公安厅经侦总队的考评,武汉市公安机关2015年打击侵权假冒工作全省排名第一。市公安局经侦支队成功破获销售假冒“LV”、“BV”、“香奈尔”、“爱马仕”等知名品牌商品、制售假冒武汉电线二厂“飞鹤”牌电线、制售假冒“电斧”牌注册商标的配电柜、制售假冒“卓宝”品牌注册商标防水卷材等一批大要案。

    五、知识产权文化建设和人才培养

(一)知识产权宣传普及

公布知识产权发展状况。年初,武汉市知识产权工作领导小组办公室发布《2014年武汉知识产权发展状况》白皮书、《2014年武汉市保护知识产权十大案件》。

重大活动宣传。根据全国统一部署,全市近200家单位组织开展主题鲜明、形式多样的“4.26”知识产权宣传周、中国专利周、第46届“世界标准日”、全国科普日等重大活动,参与面达数万人次。武汉市知识产权工作领导小组相关成员单位开展“4.26”知识产权宣传周活动60多场(次),包括知识产权相关座谈、研讨等活动10余场(次),现场和在媒体上开展知识产权公益宣传10多场(次),组织知识产权“四进”(进园区、进社区、进校园、进企业)等专场活动20多场(次),开展知识产权执法维权、知识产权志愿者服务10多场(次)。

知识产权专题宣传。市科技局(市知识产权局)在《长江日报》等媒体上开展知识产权系列专题宣传,427日在《长江日报》推出了《实施知识产权战略助力创新驱动发展》专版,介绍《武汉市知识产权促进和保护条例》,公布《2014年武汉市保护知识产权十大典型案件》和《2014年武汉知识产权发展状况》白皮书,宣传武汉市保护知识产权举报投诉与维权援助服务中心职能与热线电话。市工商局与人民网湖北频道联合举办2015年武汉品牌微故事大赛,传播企业价值观和文化内涵。市工商局组织武汉市24家地理标志和重点食品企业参加“湖北省地理标志特产评比活动暨湖北首届乡味食材节”,大力推介武汉市的中国驰名商标和国家地理标志的产品;发放《商标注册建议书》等行政指导文书29934份。市质监局结合纪念第46届“世界标准日”,以“标准:创新驱动发展的助推器”为主题,在《长江日报》上推出专版。

知识产权学术交流。国家知识产权局与武汉市人民政府联合举办以“专利联盟与产业发展”为主题的第十三届“中国光谷”知识产权国际论坛。来自中国、美国、英国、韩国等国家和地区的知识产权专家、学者、律师及企业知识产权工作者,就国内外知识产权实务中的问题及考量、专利联盟利弊评析及产业对策、智能制造产业专利态势发布等专题开展交流,各界代表400多人参加会议。武汉知识产权研究会与北京大成(武汉)律师事务所联合举办“反垄断视野下的知识产权”学术研讨会,来自企业、律师事务所、高等院校的知识产权界专家、知名律师,围绕反垄断法最新发展及实务开展学术交流。市质监局举办了以“标准与科技创新”、“ 标准与工业4.0”为主题的学术报告会。

知识产权服务进园区。市司法局、市科技局(市知识产权局)、武汉仲裁委员会、武汉律师协会、武汉知识产权研究会、洪山区经济开发区管委会联合举办了“知识产权法律服务走进洪山文化产业园”活动,专业律师与创业者、企业家面对面交流,答疑解惑,社会反响良好。

(二)知识产权人才培养

加强知识产权人才队伍建设。市委人才工作领导小组办公室印发《关于实施2015年度“黄鹤英才(专项)计划”的通知》,遴选出245名本地优秀创新创业人才,其中5名知识产权人才拟入选“黄鹤英才(科技计划)”,并于12月底进行了公示。

开展知识产权教育培训。强化知识产权行政管理与执法人才、企业知识产权人才、知识产权服务业人才、高等院校科研院所知识产权人才培训。武汉知识产权研究会组织开展了“企业知识产权风险防范与应对”、“创新思维与战略管理”专题讲座等活动;举办了“2015年湖北省暨武汉市全国专利代理人资格考试考前培训班”,邀请国家知识产权局、知名知识产权专业机构专家授课。据不完全统计,全市开展知识产权教育培训共计30多次,参加人数3000多人次。

推进中小学知识产权素质教育。市教育局成立知识产权教育工作领导小组,构建规范的知识产权教育工作管理网络,指导各区教育局及各知识产权素质教育试点学校开展相关活动。依托物理、化学、科技、劳技和综合实践等课程,开展学生小发明小创造活动,全年中小学生专利申请量达数千件,武汉市吴家山中学、武汉市吴家山第三中学、武汉市第六中学、武汉市第十一中学、汉阳区西大街小学等学校的学生年专利申请量均在百件以上。启动新一轮武汉市中小学知识产权素质教育校外辅导员工作,华中科技大学的50名研究生作为校外辅导员深入各试点学校开展知识产权素质教育校外辅导工作。

 

Intellectual Property Development of

Wuhan in 2015

 

In 2015, for actively implement the spirit of Wuhan Intellectual Property Strategy Outline (2011-2020) (Wuhan Gov. [2011] 15) and the policy of “encouraging creation, utilizing effectively, protecting in accordance with the law, and managing scientifically”, member institutes of Wuhan Intellectual Property Rights Work Leading Group (hereinafter referred to as “Wuhan IPR Leading Group”) make great efforts in enhancing the whole level of Wuhan intellectual property creation, protection, management and service for creating an environment of respecting for the rule of law and protection of intellectual property. It also provided strong support for Wuhan to accelerate its experimental and innovative reform on constructing a national innovation-oriented city by building an advanced intellectual property city.

I. The Implementation of Intellectual Property Strategy.

Constructing a city advanced in Intellectual Property. Wuhan Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China and Wuhan Municipal Government issued nine supporting documents such as Views on Accelerating the   Comprehensive Innovation and Reform to Build National Innovation-Oriented City and Opinions on   Building an Important Node City of Global R&D Network , Opinions on Vigorously Promoting the Implementation of ‘Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation’, deploying the construction of advanced city in intellectual property, practicing the Doubling Plan of Invention Patent, implementing strict intellectual property rights protection system, improving credit management system of intellectual property rights, and upgrading IPR creation, utilization, protection, management and service. Wuhan has been approved as a comprehensive innovation and reform pilot area where is conducting series of explorations in the reform of intellectual property. Moreover, the construction of National IPR Demonstration City in Wuhan is advancing. Recently, the State Intellectual Property Office has reviewed a new round of construction. Additionally, the Regulations on Promotion and Protection of Intellectual Property in Wuhan comes into effect on February 2 2015, which indicates a big progress in institutionalizing intellectual property in Wuhan.

Adjusting the structure of Wuhan IPR Leading Group. According to the current changes of each division’s in municipal government, as well as the institutional reform, we decided to incorporate district people’s governments. So far, the total member departments of the group increased to 44.

Drawing up the 13th Five-Year Plan for Wuhan Intellectual Property (hereinafter refers to ‘the plan’). The compilation of the plan sets the guiding ideology, directions, key tasks and major initiatives for developing Intellectual Property in Wuhan during these five years.

Constructing Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone as a National Intellectual Property Demonstration Park. Until now, the work has done remarkably with many efforts and achievements. Before, the Administrative Committee of Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone promulgated Opinions on Further Strengthening Intellectual Property Rights which proposed 58 incentive policy related to the creation, utilization, protection management, service and other areas of IPR, covering patents, trademarks, copyrights (software copyright), standards creation, layout designs of integrated circuits, new plant varieties and other fields. Besides, Pilot Area of National Patents Guidance of Optical Communication Industry Development has made achievements in infrastructure, enterprises classified fostering and introduction, cultivation and introduction of high-end talents, introduction of key technology innovation and patent operation co-operation and so on. At the same time, in December 2015, the State Intellectual Property Office approved Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone to build Pilot Area of National Intellectual Property Service Cluster Development. And the Patent Examination Cooperation Hubei Center of the Patent Office, SIPO also achieved a new progress in project construction, team building and business development. Until now, the main structure of the project has been completed with a total of one thousand patent examiners and an annual examining capacity of 110,000 pieces invention patent applications. The business income reached to 150 million yuan, which also made more than 12 million yuan for various taxes and fees each year. And it also provided advisory services for hundreds of enterprises in Wuhan.

Deepening the construction of National Intellectual Property Pilot Park in Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone. In January 2015, the State Intellectual Property Office approved Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone as the State Intellectual Property Pilot Park. Then, the Administrative Commission of Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone specified the pilot program with a reasonable timetable, assigned responsibilities to related departments, optimized the work mechanism, formulated measures for the development, and improved the safeguard system, which all should exploit the full of intellectual property in promoting the Park’s economic and social development as well as the regional competitiveness.  

Implementing the Intellectual Property Strategy actively by each district people’s government through advancing the creation and utilization of intellectual property rights. Wuchang District People’s Government established “College Students Entrepreneurship and Patent Achievement Transformation Salon” in Hubei University, introducing ten measures to help students start their own business, setting up entrepreneurship area in 13 technology incubators, developing a Green Express for providing entrepreneurship services for the college students. Jiangxia District People’s Government issued the Measures on Special Subsidy Fund for Independent Innovation, which provided patent subsidy as policy support for integrated circuit design enterprises eligible for registration and accessible to foreign countries, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. Hanyang District People’s Government encouraged enterprises to increase their investment in R&D (Research and Development). And it made a great progress in the technological innovation and patent conversion rate, which amounts to 90% with a technical trading volume of 1.5 billion yuan. Dongxihu District People’s Government actively carried out the patent “Breakthrough Project”. Qingshan District People’s Government held the Youth Internet Entrepreneurship Competition to encourage a number of Internet innovation and entrepreneurship projects to be settled and promote the implementation of innovation-driven development strategy. Caidian District People’s Government introduced Junchenghui Science and Technology Consulting Services Company and Wuhan Jinyuan Investment Management Limited Company to develop a “Green Channel” for the enterprise patent applications and intellectual property financing. Xinzhou District People’s Government built Yangluo Innovation and Entrepreneurship Service Center, introducing Wuhan Optics Valley Technology Consulting Limited Company to provide the startups with industrial consulting, investment docking, and other all-round intellectual property service, strengthening intellectual property protection and management. Qiaokou District People’s Government set up IPR protection aid service center in Capita Mall Wusheng. Huangpi District People’s Government positively advanced the cultivation of standard market of protecting intellectual property in the North Hankou Trade and Logistics Hub, which passed mid-term evaluation of the State Intellectual Property Office. Jiang’an District People’s Government actively assisted with the municipal law enforcement department of intellectual property to carry out series of work related to IPR law enforcement within its jurisdiction. Hongshan District People’s Government made full use of the resources of Patent Examination Cooperation Hubei Center of the Patent Office and SIPO, improved the service platform of enterprise patent information database which makes enterprise patents statistics and management through Internet come true. Jianghan District People’s Government established intellectual property rights management mechanism of science and technology projects, requiring that technology transactions must be provided with clear agreement on the ownership of intellectual property rights to prevent intellectual property disputes.

.The Creation and Utilization of Intellectual Property .

 A. Patent

Optimizing the structure of patent. The annual quantity of invention patent applications is 15077 with an increase of 27%over the previous year, among which 7557 patents of invention were applied by enterprises, which boasts an increase of 27.9% and accounts for more than 50% out of the total invention patent applications for the first time and 5437 patents of invention were applied by colleges and universities with an increase of 29.5%. The city boasts 6003 invention patent grants with an increase of 55%; 19610 valid invention patents, 19 invention patents owned by per ten thousand people; 387 PCT patent applications which ranked No. 4 among cities of the same type. Patent application structure tends to be reasonable that invention patent application accounts for 44.85%, utility models patent accounts for 48.06%, and design patent accounts for 7.09% of total applications.

Exploring docking of intellectual property and finance. Wuhan science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) actively promoted the establishment of “Intellectual Property Valuation Center of State Intellectual Property Office” at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law.

Implementing the patent reward system. This year 15 projects won National Patent Gold Award, Patent Excellence Award and the Design Patent Excellence Award with 500,000 yuan, 100,000 yuan and 50,000 yuan respectively rewarded by Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau). Besides, 12 projects won Hubei Province Patent Awards, which can not only enjoy a prize money from Hubei Intellectual Property Bureau but from Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau at the same level.

Guiding enterprises to enhance the independent innovation. Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) focused on technology-oriented enterprises’ incubators to help those incubators-based enterprises improve their intellectual property capabilities by organizing intellectual property service agencies and technology business incubators to sign up the IP trusteeship entrusted agreement. Wuhan Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology recommended Guide Infrared Limited Company., Wuhan Eleca Electronics Limited Company, Dongfeng Yangste Automobile (Wuhan) Limited Company, and Wuda Jucheng Structure Limited Company to apply for 2015 Intellectual Property Demonstration Enterprises of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and recommended Wuhan Tianyu Information Industry Limited Company and other 3 enterprises who did well in intellectual property to apply for a national technology innovation business model.

Promoting the implementation of patent transformation. Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) signed a contract with 48 agencies undertaken the patent technology transformation projects and allocated 13.5 million yuan to support the implementation of enterprise patent technology transformation project. Moreover, Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) vigorously organized large scientific and technological achievements conversion projects to promote the patent conversion of Wuhan University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan Institute of Technology and other Higher Schools to local enterprises. According to incomplete statistics, Wuhan University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and other colleges and universities in Wuhan have implemented a total of 65 patents, the amount of 21.5606 million yuan of conversion.

B. Trademark

Strengthening brand building. Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce focused on motor vehicles and car parts, electronics information, garments, agricultural processing and other industries to establish a comprehensive products library with Chinese Well-known Trademarks, Hubei Province Well-known Trademarks and Chinese Geographical Identification.  In this year, it awarded 50 enterprises for Chinese Well-known Trademarks, certified 72 enterprises as Hubei Province Well-known Trademark Cultivation Enterprise and approved 10 cultivation programs of products with Chinese Geographical Identification. Additionally, Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce submitted applications of 10 Chinese Well-known Trademarks and 4 Chinese Geographical Indications products for registration, and declared 121 Hubei Province Well-known Trademarks to the State Administration for Industry and Commerce during the whole year, among which, 7 new Chinese Well-known Trademarks were admitted and added to a total of 79, 6 Chinese Geographical Indication products were approved and made an amount of 29, and 114 pieces of Hubei Province Well-known Trademarks were authorized which newly increased to a total of  642.

Moreover, trademark pledge financing has made a great breakthrough. 52 trademarks obtained trademark pledge loans, which amounted to 97 million yuan in total.

C. Copyright

Launching copyright registration funding programs. Wuhan Culture Bureau accepted 3864 applications for copyright registration fund, which increased 74% to the previous year and approved 3773 with an increase of 94%. And in the end, it actually allocated 1.34 million yuan for funding copyright registration, which increased by 57% in this year.

Promoting copyright pledge financing. Wuhan Culture Bureau joined with Publicity Department of Wuhan Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China and the Municipal Finance Bureau formulated Interim Measures on Wuhan Copyright Pledge Discount Loans (hereinafter refers to the Measures). The Measures grants all qualified enterprise a discount of the gross interest of copyright pledge loan at 30% or 50% for reducing enterprises’ financing costs and encouraging those sci-tech enterprises and culture enterprise to apply for a pledge loan by using the copyright. Up to date, there has been 4 enterprises submitted declaration letters for pledge loans including Jiang Toon Animation Limited Company, etc.  And Wuhan has been the first sub-provincial city to work on copyright pledge loans discount.

Advancing the software legitimization. The legitimization of software was reinforced continuously in government at all levels. After investing 12.7 million yuan by District People’s Governments of Qiaokou, Hongshan, Jiangxia, Qingshan, Jiang’an, administrations including the Party Committee of Wuhan, Wuhan People's Congress, People’s Government of Wuhan as well as Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Wuhan have all been fully equipped with copyrighted software. And this work has already passed the acceptance test held by the inspection team of Hubei Provincial People's Government. On the other hand, software legitimization work in enterprises proceeded in an all-round way and is at the phase of procurement, rectification and installation.

Constructing the copyright demonstration organization and demonstration zone (base). In March 2015, 5 enterprises were awarded the title of “Hubei Copyrights Demonstration Organization” including Allkids Cultural Educational Corporation and Jiang Toon Animation Limited Company, which also won the honorable title of “National Copyright Demonstration Organization” later in October.

D. Standards

Formulating and revising international, national and industrial standards. Wuhan Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision guided and served Wuhan University, Fiber Home Technologies Group to preside over 5 International Standards such as “Information Technology-Metamodel Interoperability Framework”, “Neutral Management Information Model of Transfer NE Generic Protocol”, and other three international standards, and supported Huazhong Numerical Control Co Limited Company, Wuhan Huagong Laser Engineering and Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (YOFC) and other enterprises to preside over the formulation and revision of 23 national standards and 32 industrial standards, directed and helped Wuhan Splendid Optronics Limited Company, Wuhan Huichuang Bridge Maintenance Engineering Limited Company, Wuhan Smart City Limited Company, Hubei Xiangyuan New Material Technology Inc., WISDRI Engineering & Research Limited Incorporation and the like to draw up 6 standards in the Standarization Administration of the People’s Republic of China. A series of independent intellectual property rights turned into productive forces by forming standard.

Establishing standard literature sharing services platform. Wuhan Institute of Standardization built “Wuhan standard literature information sharing and service platform” under the support of Wuhan science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau), providing standardized integrated services to the public.

Organizing and developing transmissions of scientific and technological achievements to municipal technology transformation standards. For doing that, Wuhan science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) associated with Wuhan Institute of Standardization to formulate the Specification on Science and Technology Achievements Transformation Services of Wuhan.

E. Others

Agro-product’s geographical indications. Based on the protection of existing brands, Wuhan Municipal Commission of Agriculture continues to tap the potential of new brands, improves the protection to new varieties of plants in the duration of breeding and declaration. In this year, Wuhan’s geographical indications of agricultural amounted to 19 with newly increased two, which are Maidi radish of Huangpi, river crab of Liangzi Lake.

         . The Administrative Protection of Intellectual Property.

A. Administrative law enforcement of intellectual property

Patent enforcement. Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) tightened patents regulations in production areas and professional markets, e-commerce, advertising, media, technology trade, exhibition and other patents related to the circulation of goods and technology, investigated counterfeiting patent violations, purified market environment, maintained the legitimate rights and interests of the public, and put more efforts on patent infringement dispute mediation to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the patentee. Therefore, a number of infringed patentees received compensation, which also curbed illegal acts of patent infringement and practiced the slogan of “Encouraged people to start business by innovation”. During the whole year, the bureau carried out administrative law enforcement with more than 400 officers for 48 times, checked 49,000 goods with patent. Besides, 316 cases concerning patent violations and counterfeiting investigation were filed including some patent infringement cases were mediated. 307 closed and the clearance rate was 100%. Because of the establishment of the Rapid Mediation Mechanism for resolving patent infringement disputes, the prescribed four months for mediating patent infringement disputes shortened to two months on average, which timely and effectively protected the legitimate rights and interests of patentee. For improving the Intellectual Property Protection Mechanism by the way that the administrative law enforcement and the judicial protection complemented and closely linked to each other, Wuhan science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) at the request of Wuhan Intermediate People's Court, provided collective evidence concerning the allegedly infringing products for the court on 5 infringement cases, and expert advice for one infringement case.

Trademark enforcement. Wuhan industrial and commercial system investigated and handled 177 infringing and counterfeiting cases which worth 8.8017 million yuan and finally confiscated 2.684 million yuan in 2015. Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce investigated 422 enterprises whose business scopes contain “trademark agent” and “intellectual property agent”, strengthened regulation on 155 trademark agencies and 82 law firms carrying out trademark agency, especially inspected Wuhan Zhongnan Trademark Office Limited Company and other 14 top trademark agencies, guided and urged these agencies to operate in good faith, in strict compliance, standardized charges, legal publicity, fair competition and services. Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce set up counterfeiting and anti-unfair competition law enforcement liaison station in 21 companies such as Dongfeng Motor Corporation, providing around-the-clock fraud protection services. Besides, Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce carried out “ Jingshan Qiao Rice” special action for protecting geographical indications which deployed law enforcement officers for 303 times, law enforcement vehicles for 46 times, troubleshot market operators for 2939 times and finally found 6 allegedly infringement, seized 2290 package of rice and initiated 2 cases for legal investigation.

Copyright enforcement. In this year, municipal and district culture market comprehensive law enforcement agencies have intensified law enforcement work. More than 160,000 copies of all types of illegal collection of journals, books, newspapers, over 30,000 pirated audio and video products, and 17,000 or more pornographic video discs were confiscated. 63 cases involving pornographic and illegal publications have been filed and investigated, among which 8 cases were closed with an administrative penalty, 2 cases were transferred to police for an investigation with a criminal nature.

Enforcement of quality and technical supervision. Wuhan Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision sent 855 officers to conduct inspections on 272 enterprises to investigate whether they produced counterfeit or not. This inspection covers a broad sphere from agricultural materials, building materials, wire and cable, steel, electrical equipment, furniture to other daily necessities, which worth 7.6969 million yuan in total, and finally confiscated 7.2717 million yuan for forfeiture. Additionally, the bureau in 2015 also investigated and punished a number of intellectual property rights infringement cases such as “Wuhan New Morning Waterproof Material Limited Company producing fake waterproofing membrane” case and “Hairuisi Electrical Technology Limited Company selling fake Dianfu Brand power distribution cabinet” case.

Alcohol intellectual property rights enforcement. In 2015, Wuhan Alcohol Monopoly Bureau strengthened its management of the alcohol circulation by dispatching 3442 law enforcement officers to check 11707 entities. 4642 bottles of fake wine were finally seized, which worths 4.73 million yuan, issued 345 notices of correction, and opened 73 cases.

Intellectual Property Arbitration. Wuhan Arbitration Commission associated with Administrative Committee of Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone to set up the “International Arbitration Centre of ChinaWuhan East Lake National Independent Innovation Demonstration Zone” to provide intellectual property protection services for enterprises in the development zone. For strengthening the building of intellectual property arbitrator talents, they newly recruited 10 intellectual property experts as members of Wuhan Arbitration Commission. During this year, Wuhan Arbitration Commission received 73 intellectual property rights arbitration cases with an increase of 49 percent over last year, involving a value of 33.33 million yuan with an increase of 45%.

  B. Complaints and assistance services of intellectual property rights protection

 Wuhan Complaints and Assistance Services Center of Intellectual Property Rights Protection received and transmitted 57 valid complaints of intellectual property, provided 14 cases with intellectual property rights assistance, organized patent infringement expert advice conference for 4 times, and carried out intellectual property volunteer public services for 12 times.

In addition, Wuhan Complaints and Assistance Services Center of Intellectual Property Rights Protection together with the Enforcement Division of Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) stationed in “2015 National Higher Education Equipment Exhibition”, the “Ninth Central China Investment and Trade Fair”, “10th China (Wuhan) International Garden Expo”, “74th China International Medical Equipment Expo”, “50th National Pharmaceutical Machinery Exposition”, “12th International Optoelectronic Exposition of Optics Valley of China” to carry out on-site consulting and enforcement services for exhibitors and owners of intellectual property. Besides, 10 patent infringement disputes were registered and accepted.

  C. Customs protection of intellectual property

Wuhan Customs took full advantage of “customs protection system for intellectual property rights” to strengthen analysis and surveillance of risk, focusing on the screening and inspection of enterprises and commodities of highly risky infringement and counterfeiting. A total of three risk parameters were formed, dispatched 23 recommendations, investigating 8 infringement cases of intellectual property rights, and confiscated 4104 allegedly infringing goods and articles, valued 84,000 yuan.

. The Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property.

        A. Intellectual property judgment

Case hearing. In 2015, municipal and district courts received 3423 IPR cases (including 558 previously unsolved cases), among which 2977 cases were closed with a settlement rate of 86.97%, 411 cases were withdraw, 1097 cases were mediated with the withdrawal and mediation rate of 64.8%. Additionally, there were no quality error cases; 100% open verdict; 100% public hearing in accordance with law; filing rate of 100%; cases for public Internet access more than 1,000, 100% online. The preliminary injunction dispute among Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Limited Company and Guangzhou NetEase Computer System Limited Company and others over the violation of the right of musical works information network dissemination was selected as one of the 10 cases of intellectual property of Chinese courts; the case of dispute over award and payment of technical achievements between Hubei University of Technology and staff who completed the profession achievements, unfair competition between Rock Records Limited Company and Wuhan Gunshi Entertainment were selected as one of 50 typical IPR cases of Chinese court; the case of dispute over air cargo transport contract between Runner (Wuhan) Injection Plastic System and Wuhan Branch of TNT (China) was selected as the typical case of the People’s court providing judicial services  and protection for “the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road”, which was published on the website of Supreme People's Court.

  B. Blow on intellectual property infringement crimes

Wuhan municipal procuratorial organs altogether handled 21 IPR infringement cases involving 40 arrest warrant submitted by the public security organs, and 31 people were approved arrest out of 17 cases, including the arrest of 12 people for 6 suspected counterfeit trademark crimes, 9 people for 4 crimes of selling goods of counterfeiting registered trademarks, 2 people for crime of illegal manufacture and sales of registered trademarks, 8 people for 6 copyright infringements. Municipal People’s Procuratorate together with public security and supervision organs formed a joint inspection team to emphatically check administrative and law enforcement organs related to the protection of intellectual property by listening to briefings, reviewing the record, accessing administrative enforcement cases and daily written record, etc. Altogether 1488 cases were queried with 421 cases sampled, 60 consultation on-spot answered and over 50 proposals advanced. The municipal administrative law enforcement organs have entered more than 2,600 pieces of law enforcement information On “Municipal Administrative Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Connection Information Sharing Platform”, including information of 165 transfered cases with 243 suspected criminals.

Economic Investigation Department of Municipal Public Security Bureau investigated 125 cases of IPR infringement, manufacture and sales of counterfeit and shoddy commodities, among which 114 cases were solved, 79 people were held in detention. Economic Investigation Department of Municipal Public Security Bureau also initiated and participated in anti-counterfeiting campaign 8 times, and received a congratulatory telegram from the Economic Investigation Bureau of Ministry of Public Security of People’s Republic of China. According to the evaluation of the Economic Investigation Headquarters of the Provincial Public Security Bureau in 2015, Wuhan public security organs ranked first on the work combatting infringement and counterfeiting in Hubei province. The Economic Investigation Department of Municipal Public Security Bureau successfully detected a number of major and serious cases, including the sales of counterfeit “LV”, “BV”, “Chanel”, “Hermes” and other well-known brand products, manufacturing and selling counterfeit cable of Wuhan No.2 Wire and Cable Limited Company “FLY-CRANE”, and “Dianfu” brand distribution cabinet, "Joaboa" brand waterproofing membrane and so on.

V. The Cultural Development and Personnel Training of Intellectual Property.

A. Publicity and popularization of intellectual property

Unveiling the current situation of intellectual property’s development. At the beginning of 2015, Wuhan IPR Leading Group issued the White Paper of Wuhan Intellectual Property Development in 2014 and Top Ten cases of IPR protection of Wuhan in 2014.

Publicizing major activities concerning intellectual property. Answering to the call of the National Plan, nearly 200 institutions in Wuhan have organized a series of activities in an distinctive theme, rich and varied make-up for “4.26” IPR Publicity Week, China Patent Week, the 46th “World Standards Day”, National Science Day with a high degree participation of tens of thousands. For instance, some member institutions of Wuhan IPR Leading Group campaigned for more than 60 times during the “4.26” IPR Publicity Week, including holding intellectual property-related seminars for ten times, workshops and other activities over 10 times, launching onsite and media Intellectual Property public service over 10 times, organizing Intellectual Property rights into four places (into the park, into the neighborhood, into schools, and into the enterprises), and other special activities for 20-odd times, and developed  more than 10 times of intellectual property rights enforcement as well as intellectual property volunteer service.

Carrying out serial thematic advocacy of intellectual property rights. On April 27 2015, Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau) opened a special column Intellectual Property Strategy Boosting Innovation-driven Development in Changjiang Daily to introduce Regulations on Promotion and Protection of Intellectual Property in Wuhan publish Ten Typical Cases of IPR protection of Wuhan and Intellectual Property Development of Wuhan in 2014, and publicize s and hotline of Wuhan Complaints and Assitance Services Center of IPR Protection. In addition, Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce associated with Hubei Channel of People.cn to organize the “2015 Wuhan Brand Micro-Story Contest” for spreading enterprises’ values ​​and culture. Wuhan Administration for Industry and Commerce also encouraged 24 enterprises with geographical indications and major food producers to participate in the “Geographical Indication Specialty Appraisals of Hubei Province and Hubei First Home Grown and Rural Flavor Ingredients Festival” in order to vigorously promote Wuhan’s local products with Chinese Well-known Trademarks and geographical indications. Besides, it also issued 29934 copies of administrative guidance and other documents such as “Trademark Registration Proposal”, etc. Moreover, Wuhan Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision opened a special column in Changjiang Daily and chose the “Standards: boosters of innovation-driven development” as the theme in memory of the 46th “World Standards Day”

Promoting academic exchange of intellectual property. In this year, State Intellectual Property Office and Wuhan Municipal Government jointly held the thirteenth “Optics Valley of China” International Forum on Intellectual Property with the theme “Patent Alliance and Industry Development”. More than 400 attendees including experts, academics, lawyers and corporate intellectual property practitioners from China, the United States, Britain, South Korea and other countries and regions exchanged ideas on the topic of the domestic and international intellectual property practice problems and considerations, advantages and disadvantages of patents alliance and countermeasures of industry, and post of situation and tendency of intellectual property in intelligent manufacturing industry. Wuhan Intellectual Property Institute and Beijing Dacheng (Wuhan) Law Offices jointly organized the “Intellectual Property on Anti-Monopoly Perspective” symposium, prominent lawyers and experts from corporations, law firms, and universities carried out academic exchanges surrounding the latest development of anti-monopoly law and practice. Wuhan Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision held a symposium themed as “standards and technological innovation”, and “Standard and Industry 4.0”.

Introducing the intellectual property services into the park. Wuhan Municipal Justice Bureau, Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau (Wuhan Intellectual Property Bureau), Wuhan Arbitration Commission, Wuhan Lawyers Association, Wuhan Intellectual Property Institute and Administrative Commmittee of Hongshan District Economic Development Zone jointly held the “intellectual property legal services walking into the Hongshan Culture Industry Park” activity to make a face-to-face communication between professional lawyers, entrepreneurs, and enterprisers, which resolved many difficulties and gained a good response in the public.

B. Personnel training of intellectual property

Strengthening the building of talent group majored in intellectual property. Due to the Notice on the Implementation of the 2015 Annual “Yellow Crane (Special) Talents Program” issued by Wuhan Municipal Leading Group Office of Talents, 245 local talents outstanding in innovation and entrepreneurship were selected and five intellectual property talents to be incorporated into the “Yellow Crane (Science and Technology special) Program” which has already been announced in the end of December, 2015.

Developing intellectual property training and educational programs. The training was targeted to talents of intellectual property who work in intellectual property rights administration and law enforcement, enterprises, intellectual property service industry and university research institutes. Besides, Wuhan Intellectual Property Institute launched series of seminars themed as “Risk Prevention and Response for Corporate Intellectual Property” and “Innovative Thinking and Strategic Management”, etc. It also held the “2015 Hubei Province and Wuhan National Patent Agent Qualification Exam Training” and invited experts from State Intellectual Property Office, well-known professional institutions to give relevant lessons on intellectual property. Until now, from the incomplete statistics, Wuhan IPR education and training were conducted over 30 times in total with more than 3,000 participants.

Advancing intellectual property education in primary and secondary schools. Wuhan Education Bureau established a special leading group of intellectual property education to construct a standard management network for conducting intellectual property education work and guild Bureau of Education of each district in Wuhan and intellectual property quality-oriented education pilot schools to carry out related activities. For instance, based on physics, chemistry, technology, labor skills and comprehensive practical courses, we launched activities to encourage students to create gizmos and it enjoyed a great success. Students in primary and secondary school applied thousands of patents for registration throughout the year, with a particular amount of over a hundred applications respectively submitted by Wuhan Wujiashan High School, Wuhan Wujiashan No.3 middle school, Wuhan No.6 High School, Wuhan No.11 High School, and Hanyang District Xidajie Primary School. Furthermore, We have started a new round of extramural counselors for Wuhan primary and secondary school intellectual property quality-oriented education. And until now, 50 post-graduate students from Huazhong University of Science and Technology have already entered into each pilot school as extramural counselors.