It has recently been learned from Nanning Market Supervision Bureau that Nanning boasted 8,739 valid invention patents and 12.05 patents per ten thousand people as of the end of December 2020, an increase of 10.3 percent over the same period last year, which ranks top in Guangxi.
It is understood that since it became the first national intellectual property demonstration city in Guangxi, Nanning has adhered to the practice of taking the construction of national intellectual property demonstration cities as its starting point and deeply implemented the relevant intellectual property strategy. In 2020, the city applied for 17,964 patents (invention patents, utility model patents and design patents), a year-on-year increase of 23.56 percent. Furthermore, a total of 11,825 patents were authorized, an increase of 68.18 percent over the same period of the previous year. Nanning has achieved great improvement in its ability to create, apply and protect intellectual property rights, which has promoted its high-quality social and economic development and provided strong support for the full implementation of its Strategy of Building a Prosperous Capital.