China’s policy support for the domestic semiconductor industry helped usher in more intellectual property applications for integrated circuit design in the first half of this year. Photo: AP China’s policy support for the domestic semiconductor industry helped usher in more intellectual property applications for integrated circuit design in the first half of this year. Photo: AP
China’s policy support for the domestic semiconductor industry helped usher in more intellectual property applications for integrated circuit design in the first half of this year. Photo: AP

China’s patent filings back on track amid Covid-19 disruptions

  • More than 683,000 patent applications were filed in China the past six months, despite a drastic slowdown in February at the height of the coronavirus outbreak
  • Telecommunications giant Huawei was awarded the most number of patents in the first half of this year, followed by smartphone rival Oppo and display maker BOE

Topic |   Intellectual property in China
China’s policy support for the domestic semiconductor industry helped usher in more intellectual property applications for integrated circuit design in the first half of this year. Photo: AP China’s policy support for the domestic semiconductor industry helped usher in more intellectual property applications for integrated circuit design in the first half of this year. Photo: AP
China’s policy support for the domestic semiconductor industry helped usher in more intellectual property applications for integrated circuit design in the first half of this year. Photo: AP
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