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Futian leads in patent services

Time:2016-05-12   Source:Shenzhen Daily

FUTIAN District of Shenzhen city in China became the first district-level intellectual patent service hub nationwide, with its trademark and patent applications leading among districts in Shenzhen, according to a recent meeting on Futian investment environment.

There were more than 183,427 trademark applications and 67,321 patent applications in Futian District as of 2014, with 42 patent agencies and 248 trademark agencies based in the district.

The total retail sales of consumer goods in the district reached 113.4 billion yuan (US$18 billion) in the first three quarters last year, the highest among all districts. The total value of imports and exports in the district was US$107.1 billion in 2014, outpacing other districts.

(Zhang Yang)