China leads the world in PCT growth
Joe Biden said the Chinese can’t innovate. But new figures show that PCT applications from China grew by a third last year – and for the first time a Chinese company is ranked number one for published patents
WIPO’s annual PCT statistics, published today,
show that applications from the so-called BRIC markets are
Filings from China grew by 33.4% last year, making the country
the fourth biggest source of PCT applications, behind the
United States, Japan and Germany.
Applications from Russia were up 20.8%, those from Brazil up
17.2% and those from...
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