The year of the Rabbit begins today. In Chinese symbology, the rabbit represents vigilance, wit and quick-mindedness.
China’s IP performance in 2021 showed to be no less than that: it was the country with the most patent filings according to the World Intellectual Property Indicators of 2022.
Here, we share with you a summary of the results.
The WIPO published its World Intellectual Property Indicators concluding 2022. Its worldwide results were the following:
Growth Rate From 2020 to 2021
China topped every single area, with the following growth outcomes:
China’s Growth Rate From 2020 to 2021
more applications than in 2020
It doubled the number of applications received by the United States of America.
And it accounted for 69% of all applications filed in Asia in 2021.
We celebrate China’s triumph and wish everyone a Happy Chinese-New-Year!