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Maintenance Time and the Industry Development of Patents

Empirical Research with Evidence from China

  • Yongzhong Qiao

Benefits

  • Addresses essential issues concerning the maintenance time and development of patents granted by China and the main developed countries

  • Presents theoretical perspectives on technological innovations promoted by the patent system

  • Offers constructive suggestions on how to reform the patent maintenance system and policy

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses key issues concerning the maintenance time and development of patents granted by China, as well as the patent maintenance time granted by the United States, Germany, France, Japan and South Korea. Such issues include the capability of technological innovation based on the patent maintenance time; the patent maintenance times in different technological fields granted by China, the United States, Germany, France, Japan and South Korea; the distribution of patented technologies in the energy-saving industry, the patent protection of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the impact on the R&D industry in China, and so on. This book presents theoretical perspectives on technological innovations promoted by the patent system and proposes a number of recommendations to reform the annual fee system of maintaining patents and optimize the patent maintenance time. The materials presented here comprise original and innovative contributions, with a special focus on empirical data and scholarly analysis. 

Keywords

Maintenance Time of Patents Patent Maintenance Intellectual Property Granted Patents Patent Systems Patent Management Patent Renewal

Editors and affiliations

  • Yongzhong Qiao
    • 1
  1. 1.Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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