According to the latest data published by the Patent Office of the State Intellectual Property Office of China, patent applications in Hainan in the first half of 2019 show steady growth, the total number of patent applications in the province was 4165, and the number of patents granted was 2071. In addition to the fact that Haikou and Sanya is still ahead, the number of patent grants in six cities and counties, such as Dinan and Wujishan, has increased significantly.
It is reported that in the first half of 2019, the total number of patent applications in Hainan was 4165, an increase of 55.12%. Of these, 944 invention patents grew 4.42% year on year, 2649 utility models grew 90.58% year on year, 572 designs grew 46.29% year on year. The number of patents granted in the province amounted to 2071 year, an increase of 25.97% year on year.
In the province, there were 13 international patent applications under the PCT. Among them, Haikou applied for 12 pieces, and Uzhishan - 1 piece, the number of valid patents for inventions per 10,000 people is 3.1.
Statistics show that Haikou and Sanya took first place in the ranking of applications for the grant of patents and permits for cities and districts of Hainan from January to June 2019. In the first half of the year, the total number of patent applications for Haikou amounted to 2849, of which 659 were directed to patents for inventions, the total number of issued patents was 1331, of which 166 were for patents for inventions, which amounted to almost 70% of the total in the province. In the first half of the year, the total number of patent applications in Sanya was 430, annual growth was 150%, the total permitted volume was 164, annual growth of more than 50%.
It is worth noting that in the first half of 2019, patent data from other cities and districts significantly increased, among which there are 6 cities and districts in which the number of patent applications increased by more than 100%: Sansha - an increase of 360%, Lingshui increased by 247 %, Dingan increased by 131.82%, Baoting increased by 122%, Wuzhishan increased by 120%, and Chenmai increased by 110%.