|A plan to promote the implementation of China's National Intellectual Property Strategy in 2013 is released on March 21, 2013 in Beijing. (People's Daily Online/Huang Jin)|
A plan to promote the implementation of China's National Intellectual Property Strategy in 2013 was released on March 21, 2013 in Beijing. The plan has made clear to the outside world about China's focus and the concrete implementation measures in the field of IPR.
Concerning the protection of intellectual property which is one of major social concerns, Huang Qing, a senior official with the State Intellectual Property Office, said China will continue to improve the intellectual property-related laws and regulations, and improve long-term mechanism to combat the infringement of intellectual property rights.
Last year, local Chinese courts received a total of 87,419 IPR-related civil cases, up 45.99 percent year on year, according to data released by a state IPR work group involving 28 government departments.
Procuratorates nationwide handled 17,244 IPR violation cases and approved arrests of suspects in 5,256 cases, up 203.1 percent and 20.3 percent year on year, respectively.
It's the fifth year of the implementation of the "National IP Strategy" in China, and also the fifth year that China makes implementation promotion plan. Chinese enterprises have made remarkable headway in creation and application of intellectual property. The improving protection of intellectual property gives strong support for China, which aims to be a creative and innovative country.
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