Recently, the State Intellectual Property Office released the Catalogue of Key IPR Support Industries (2018 version) (or “the Catalogue”) to identify ten key industries in support of IPR protection and development, which would help various authorities in different regions target the parts where the industrial development can be promoted with the support of IPR, the IPR resources can be allocated efficiently, the major market players can be guided in deploying high-quality IPRs and the industrial transformation, upgrading and innovative development can be pushed forward in a coordinated way.
It is learned that the Catalogue intends to identify 62 specific fields in 10 industries, i.e. modern agriculture, new-generation information technology, smart manufacturing, new material, clean energy and eco-environment protection, modern transportation technology and equipment, advanced marine and space applied technology, advanced biology, healthcare and culture.
As introduced, the industries identified in the Catalogue are mainly determined based on the key development priorities identified in the files including the National Strategic Guideline of Innovation-Driven Development, the National Strategic Guideline of Information-Based Development, the National Planning of Technical and Innovative Development during the 13th Five-Year Plan, Made in China 2025, the National Development Planning of Strategic and Emerging Industries during the 13th Five-Year Plan, the Development Planning of Tourist Industry during the 13th Five-Year Plan and the Planning Guideline for “Healthy China 2030”.
Source: China IP News