State Intellectual Property Office
The State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO), also known as the Chinese Patent Office, is the patent office of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It was founded on 1980, as the Patent Office of the People's Republic of China, the predecessor of SIPO. It is responsible "for patent work and comprehensively coordination of the foreign related affairs in the field of intellectual property".
- Baidu Patents
- Intellectual property in the People's Republic of China
- First Sino-American Forum of Intellectual Property Rights
- www.sipo.gov.cn, History, 2002-03-05. Consulted on April 26, 2007.
- www.sipo.gov.cn, Responsibilities of the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO), 2002-04-27. Consulted on April 26, 2007.
- (Chinese) Official website
- (English) Official website
- English search functions on the Experimental Platform of Patent Information Services (official search service on Chinese patents) - see also: Searching in databases - China (European Patent Office web site)
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