The number of trademark registration applications in China jumped last year, according to recent statistics. They totalled 1,881,546 in 2013, 14.15 percent more than in 2012. By the end of the year, the cumulative number of trademark registration applications in China was 13,241,337, and 8,652,358 had matured into registrations, of which 7,237,894 remained valid.
The statistics also showed that in 2013 the number of trademark oppositions in China amounted to 34,667, 4.58 percent less than in 2012.
Trademark law draft regulations published
Draft regulations amending Chinese trademark law have now been published.
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