2010 Oct. 14th, The 12th China Patent Award Evaluation Meeting held in Beijing. After review the Committee's consideration, 181 patents were rewarded and 5 of them are China Patent Golden Award. All winning projects will public in the State Intellectual Property Office, the government website and China Intellectual Property News.
There’re some changes this time. Like the cycle turns from every two years to one year. And Gold Medal Award from the China Patent extended to China Patent Award of Excellence Gold Award, Excellence Award and the Chinese design Gold Award, Award of Excellence.
Patent Awards 2010 received a total of 431projects which come from 16 central ministries, 31 provinces, autonomous regions and Xinjiang as well as four industry associations recommended. Compared with the previous, the number of ministries recommended a relatively large increase, reaching 92. Design awards in 2010 from the previous 10 increased to around 79, which is a substantial increase.
Let’s look who are the 15 holders of patented gold projects:
Huawei, Sinopec, Sany Heavy Industry, IWNCOMM, in fact Purcell, Tsinghua University, step pharmaceutical, Visionox Technology, Huaxing Metallurgical, Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station, Jilin University, China Electric Power Research Institute, New World creatures, Tencent.
Respective these fifteen golds, 3 are sending by the Guangdong Provincial Intellectual Property Office, and two are from Shenzhen Huawei and Tencent. That’s indicating that Shenzhen has really strong innovation ability. Meanwhile, there are 3 golds from the universities and research institutions, which we believe is still the intellectual work in this area of the infant. There are many involved in IT industry, such as Huawei's patent No. 00122430.1 "may smooth expansion of the data communication system.” This shows that this industry remains strong vitality.