Abstract : China will strengthen the building of county-level business systems and introduce new measures to streamline administration in the field of intellectual property rights (IPR), a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Tuesday.
BEIJING, April 27 (Xinhua) — China will strengthen the building of
county-level business systems and introduce new measures to streamline
administration in the field of intellectual property rights (IPR), a
State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on
To facilitate circulation, increase farmers’ incomes and boost rural
consumption, the meeting urged efforts to support the transformation and
upgrading of commercial facilities in counties and promote the growth
of the rural commerce network.
China will support qualified villages and towns in building business
centers that integrate such functions as shopping, entertainment and
leisure, while ramping up the development of new rural convenience
The meeting encouraged enterprises to develop products and services
tailored to the needs of farmers. Industries including rural
accommodation and leisure agriculture will be supported to attract urban
residents to spend in rural areas.
More work will be done to bolster the building of specialized markets
in producing areas, expand the coverage of rural e-commerce and
facilitate the effective connection between rural households and the
market, according to the meeting.
Measures should be taken to ramp up land and financial support for commercial facility construction in county areas.
The meeting also stressed the importance of continuously deepening
the reform of government functions and streamlining administration in
the IPR-related field, so as to stimulate greater impetus and vitality
It urged efforts to further reduce the period required for reviewing
trademarks and patents, while improving the quality of IPR by correcting
the tendency of simply pursuing quantity.
Basic IPR data should be made public on the premise of ensuring data
security to support enterprises’ activities in research and development,
as well as innovation.
In terms of IPR protection, the meeting emphasized whole-chain
protection and called for cracking down on illegal agencies, malicious
trademark registration and irregular patent applications, in line with
the law. Enditem
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Source: China to improve county business systems, streamline IPR-related administration