"Centralized investigation of a number of cases involving infringement of intellectual property rights of private enterprises; Door-to-door service, the implementation of the first responsibility system, at least once a month to carry out door-to-door service activities of private enterprises, to provide rapid response, rapid processing, rapid feedback of intellectual property rights protection assistance services; Establish bank-enterprise connection platform through project promotion meeting, bank-enterprise connection meeting and other forms, and smooth financing channels... "On December 7, the state intellectual property office issued" about intellectual property service enterprise innovation and development measures of notice "(hereinafter referred to as" notice "), 10 specific and targeted policies and measures, and direct private enterprises face the difficulty and pain points related to intellectual property rights, for its efficiency, innovation and development to provide strong support.
Statistics show that by the end of 2017, the number of private enterprises in China had exceeded 27 million, and 65 percent of domestic patents, 75 percent of technological innovations and 80 percent of new product development were completed by private enterprises. Private enterprises are not only the main body of technological innovation in China, but also the source of intellectual property creation and application. In recent years, the work of intellectual property rights in China focus on intellectual property rights to innovation driving the development of the basic safeguard function, activation of the private enterprise innovation power, in the international economic downturn and the transformation of the mode of development, optimizing the economic structure, transform growth situation, help private enterprises over "of the market, high financing, transformation of the volcano" is the purpose of these measures.
Strengthening protection improves quality and efficiency
Sheng huadong, chairman of hangzhou chuanqi environmental science and technology co., said in a recent interview that his company was really worried about the protection of intellectual property rights during its development. On the one hand, the technology that was developed with great difficulty was imitated before the product was put on the market. On the other hand, during the start-up period, energy and money are occupied by product research and development, ignoring the intellectual property problem, which is a common problem faced by many private enterprises. The circular aims to solve the intellectual property problems of private enterprises, especially small, medium and micro enterprises, by strengthening protection and improving service level.
On November 15, China (ningbo) intellectual property protection center officially unveiled the operation, the center through the application for acceptance of the invention patent authorization cycle will be reduced from the original average cycle of 22 months to 3 to 6 months, utility model and design patent authorization time shortened to 1 month and 15 days respectively. Entering the fourth quarter of 2018, a number of "state-level" ipr protection centers were set up, providing a strong guarantee for ipr protection, especially for improving the efficiency of ipr protection of private enterprises.
In fact, since 2016, the state intellectual property office of the building at the center of the protection of intellectual property rights as the gripper, we will accelerate the establishment of a efficient and low cost of rights protection channel, promote administrative protection of intellectual property rights "one-stop" services, while providing effective protection to save the time to manage costs and the cost of capital, widely welcomed by the public, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, by the state council on support innovation reform measures for promotion to the nation.
The circular puts forward more specific requirements for various ipr protection centers -- to further expand the proportion of private enterprises in the list of service enterprises, improve the one-stop service mechanism of rapid authorization, confirmation of rights and safeguarding of rights, and greatly improve the efficiency of ipr creation and protection for private enterprises in key industries.
Expand financing to inject fresh water
Another obstacle for shenghuadong to start a business is the problem of capital. "It's almost impossible for small and micro businesses to get loans." 'all they have is innovation and patents accumulated over the years,' Mr. Sheng said.
Compared with shenghuadong's enterprises, private enterprises that have obtained funds through intellectual property pledge financing are much smoother on the road to entrepreneurship. "We applied for the risk compensation last year, and obtained a 10 million yuan loan from nanhai rural commercial bank in April last year by virtue of the relevant patents of the vacuum coating machine production technology certified by apple." Yin zhongle, general manager of foshan nanhai jingdingtai machinery and equipment co., LTD., said that with the fund, jingdingtai has been able to develop its own production equipment, reduce production costs and acquire large orders.
Foshan intellectual property office, the relevant person in charge of the introduction, in the private economy developed in foshan area, science and technology enterprises often hold patents, but lack of financial support for the operation of enterprises. In 2016, foshan began to operate the risk compensation fund for intellectual property pledge financing, and gave preference to private enterprises, especially small, medium and micro enterprises. So far, it has successfully provided loan support of intellectual property pledge for 123 science and technology enterprises in foshan.
In Qingdao, successful cases of patent pledge insurance loan helping enterprises to solve the problem of "difficult loan" and "expensive loan" are also everywhere. Qingdao haefele air control valve co., LTD. (hereinafter referred to as haefele), a high-tech enterprise specializing in the production of professional fluid gas control valve products, has received a large number of orders from foreign manufacturers due to its excellent product quality and is in urgent need of funds to expand its production capacity. But because of their asset-light operations, they lack physical collateral and struggle to get bank loans. When facing difficulties in the development of the enterprise, hefele learned about the insurance loan business of Qingdao patent pledge, and soon borrowed 1 million yuan with 10 patents pledged.
In recent years, the state intellectual property office (sipo) has continuously broadened the channels for realizing the value of intellectual property, vigorously developed new modes of patent pledge financing, promoted the universalization, normalization and scale of intellectual property pledge financing services, and guided all localities to actively explore patent pledge financing paths suited to the characteristics of technology-based small and micro enterprises. During the 10 years from 2008 to 2017, the financing amount pledged by patent rights nationwide reached nearly 300 billion yuan, which alleviated the financing difficulties of a number of small, medium and micro-sized enterprises and effectively supported their innovation-driven development by using intellectual property rights.
"We will expand the coverage of pledged intellectual property financing for private enterprises." It is the specific requirement for the pledge financing of intellectual property in the above measures, aiming to enable more private enterprises to enjoy the "dividend" brought by intellectual property. To be more specific, the circular also requires that private enterprises should carefully understand their intellectual property financing needs, build bank-enterprise connection platforms in the form of project promotion meetings and bank-enterprise connection meetings, and smooth financing channels. By the end of 2018, provinces (districts, municipalities) and sub-provincial cities should hold at least one intellectual property financing connection activity.
"We should stick to the problem-oriented approach, focus on the practical difficulties and problems that private enterprises encounter in intellectual property rights, and make precise and effective decisions and efficient progress, so as to achieve practical results." The state intellectual property office said. (IP news reporter Yang liu)