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                2012年天津市知識產權保護狀況

                發布時間:2013-05-03      

                  

                  2012年天津市知識產權保護狀況白皮書

                  天津市知識產權戰略領導小組辦公室

                  (二O一三年四月)


                 

                  2012年天津市知識產權保護工作在市委、市政府的╱正確領導下,深入實施知識產權戰略,進一步開展打擊侵犯知識產權和制售假冒偽劣商品專項行動,不斷鞏固知識產權保護長效機制,營造了良好的∞創新發展環境,為提高企業核心競爭力,加快創新型城市建設,促進經濟社會可持續發展提供了堅實有力的保障。

                  一、知識產權保護制度建設不斷完善

                  知識產權戰略全面深化實施,促進全市知識產權綜合實力和總體水平進入全國先進行列。頒布實ζ 施的《天津市第六屆東亞運動會知識產權保護辦法》是我市第一部關於運動會的知識產權保護法規。出臺的《天津市商業流通領域專利商品監督管理辦法》是新《專利法》實施以來我市第一部專門規範商業流通領域專利工作的政策性文件。制定《天津市加強知識產權工作促進戰略性新興產業發展的實施意見》,為新興產業的培育與發展提供保障。出臺《為』社會主義文化大發展大繁榮提升知識產權司法保障與服務的實施意見》,充分發揮知識產權審判對文化建設的規範、引導、促進和保障作用。制定《天津市質量技術監督行政違法“黑名單”曝光暫行規定》和《天津市質量技術監督約談制度》,填補了制度空白。制定《天津市市、區(縣)兩級政府機關軟件資產管理辦法》、《天津市軟件正版化長效管理制度》,鞏固軟件正版化工作成果。

                  二、知識產權保護長效機制建設不斷深化

                  (一)知識產權保護協作機制不斷完善。

                  全市知識產權執法部門通過座談交流、案件研討、案例會商、咨詢服務、聯合執法等︽方式,不斷完善信息共享、執法聯動、宣傳培訓、援助服務為重點的知識產權保護協作機制。連續多年發布天津市知識產權保護狀況白皮書,全面反映全市知識產權保護狀況。市版權局、市文化市場行政執法總隊、市公安局、市通信管理局、市網絡文化建設和管理辦公室組織成立“天津市打擊網絡侵權盜∏版專項治理工作領導小組”。提高執法效能,深化兩法銜接。市知識產權局與市高級人民法院深化協作機¤制,聯合召開科技小巨人企業知識產權保護座談會,提高企業知識產權保護水平。全市通過聯合執法、座談會、案件會商和主題宣傳日活動,進一步深化行政執法機關與公安機關的合作聯動。

                  (二)積極建立跨省市區域協作機制。

                  積極建立完善◣跨區域執法協作機制,形成工作合力。與北京、上海、廣東等九省市簽訂了專利行政執法協作協議,針對具體案件研討溝通,暢通案件移送渠道,幫助權利人利用協作機制異地維權。簽署《華北五省區市工商行政管理局區域合作協議》,在服務區域經濟發展、市場競爭監管、行政執法、消費者權益保護、流通領域商品和食品質量監管及信╲息共享等方面開展密切合作,推動省際間知識產權保護工作深入開展。

                  (三)知識產權維權援助能力不斷提高。

                  完善12330維權援助及網上舉報投訴工作平臺建設,增強12330服務功能,提高服務能力,提供知識產權咨詢、舉報投訴、維權援助等服務1430人次。以促進科技型中小企業發展為重點,大力開展企業維權援助服務,解決企業知識產權保護難題。積極推動本市行業協會開展專利保護工作,在自行車等行業協會建立知識產權維權應急求助工作渠道,開展企業海外專利糾紛應急救助工№作。

                  三、全市“雙打”行動取得突出成效

                  2012年全市繼續深入落實黨中央、國務院提出的“保護知識產權和打擊制售假冒偽劣商品工作,推動我國知識產權保護和產品質量安全水平不斷提高”的工作宗旨,圍繞凈化市場、保障民生、提高天津國際競爭力卐的總體思路,突出兩個環節、兩個領域和三個區域,繼續深入開展打擊侵犯知識產權和制售假冒偽劣商品專項行動。全市共出動行政執法人※員10萬余人次,開展各類檢查萬余次,立案1700余件,涉案總金額11.34億元,搗毀窩點344個,罰沒物品30多萬件。我市各行政機關和公、檢、法機關依職責相繼查處了柏泰瑞康公司涉嫌銷售假冒註冊商標的商品案等一批侵犯知識產權和制售假冒偽劣的典型案件,有力震懾了違法犯罪分子,維護了市場的有序穩定。
                強有力的知識產權保護工作促進全市知識產權數量再創歷史新高。2012年全市專利申請41500件,申請註冊商標21952件,審核登記圖書涉外版權合同333個,176種產品獲得天津名牌稱號∩,新增植物新品種權申請28件。

                  (一)專利行政執法力度進一步加強。

                  1、深化“雙打”行動,開展“護航”行動。

                  市知識產權局不斷加大知識產權保護力度,深化全市“雙打”行動,組織實施卐知識產權執法維權“護航”行動,推動各區縣貫徹落實。深入濱海新區、和平區等進行執法督導,在大型商場、超市、商品集散地持續開展知識產權執法檢查,開展一系列知識產權保護專項行動。組織市區兩級專利行政執法人員執法370人次,檢查商業場所180個(次),檢查帶有專利標記的商品近12萬件。全年立案查處專利案件77件,結案率100%。

                  2、啟動科技型中小企業專利“排雷”行動。

                  強化專利行政保護與司法保護相銜接的同時,註重提升企業自身知識產權保護能力,引導建立專利分析和預警機制。編制《企業知識產權風險診斷指引》,刊發《知識產權內部參考》,指導企業開展知識產權風險診斷評估,累計2650家企業開展了自查。首次啟動專利保護試點工作,九安電子等涉及生物醫藥、新能源等重點戰略性新興產業企業成為首批專利保護試點單位。通過3年的試點期,企業將建立完善的專利保護機制,提高自我保護能力。

                  3、強化展會知識產權保護工作。

                  通過知識產權服務宣傳、執法檢查、法律咨詢等系列工作開展,強化全市展會期間知識產權監管,從制定方案、展前排查、展中巡查、快速調處、跟蹤整治等各環節落實好重點展會的執法維權工作。增強了展會舉辦方、參展商及社會公眾的知識產權保護意識,維護了專利權人及消費者的合法權益,避免了展會期間出現各類知識產權糾紛問題。知識產權舉報投訴接待站進駐全市各類大型展會28個,接待投訴、法律咨詢千余人次,收到良好社會效果。

                  (二)進一步加大商標行政執法力度。

                  1、開展專項治理行動。

                  全市工商系統先後開展了元旦、春節、五一節期間“無公害、有機、綠色”商品打假維權專項治理;開展以酒類市場為重點的專項治理行動;以馳名♀商標、著名商標、涉外商標為重點,重點查處仿冒知名商品特有的名稱、包裝、裝潢等“傍名牌”不正當競爭行為;開展打擊利用互聯◣網銷售侵權商品等專項治理行動。對“大橋”等商標侵權行為開展集中專項行動10余次,查扣涉案假酒15萬余瓶。全年共出動執法人員23559人次、檢查經營主體43973戶次、查處商標侵權案件374件,罰沒款311.62萬元,收繳侵權商標標識、包裝物48061套(件),移送公安機關案件8件。

                  2、建立商標保護與經營機制。

                  制定《天津市工商行政↓管理局檢查系統應急執法預案》,進一步增強工商行政管理機關市場監管效能,提高應對突發事件的快速反應能力,有效預防、及時控制、妥善處置市場重大突發事件。在全市範圍內建立了政企協作打假維權機制,目前共與各大型企業簽訂協議210份,政企協作打假維權網絡初具規模。

                  (三)全面推進版權保護工作。

                  1、加大版權執法力度,嚴厲打擊侵權盜版。

                  市“掃黃打非”辦公室會同市版權局、市文化市場行政執法總隊以強化日常監管為基礎,以開『展專項行動為平臺,以加強體制機制建設為保障,加大版權執法力度。市區兩級文化行政執法部門按照分工,統籌協調,各司其職,密切合作,有效銜接,形成合力,切實有效的做好版權執法工作。建立濱海新區、版權協會等四家作品登記部門,加大著作權保護力度。2012年全市出動執法人員20618人次,檢查出版物市場6340家次,檢查印刷復制企業3398家,銷毀各類非法出版物33萬張(冊)。

                  2、繼續開展打擊網絡侵權盜版專項治理“劍網行動”。

                  全市繼續開展打擊軟件、影視、音樂、文字等方面和網絡購物領域的網絡侵權盜版行動,積極開展計算機預裝盜版軟件的市場治理,加大對重點軟件產品的市場監管力度。對重點領域的213家網站進行了嚴密監控和巡查,辦結網絡文化行政處罰案件5起,累計罰款人民幣17余萬元。通過三個多月的專項治理行動有力打擊了通過互聯網銷售非法▼出版物的違法行為,切斷了通過互聯網銷售違禁和非法出版物的渠道,進一步規範了網絡出版物發行行為。

                  3、軟件正版化工作成效顯著。

                  市版權局牽頭通過抓住薄弱環節強力攻關、加強整改資金投入、督促檢查整改、構建長效機制等四項措施,狠抓任務落實。全市50個市級政府機關按時完成了軟件正版化檢查整改工作,累計投入軟件采購資金1933.34萬元,安裝操作系統軟件11465套,辦公軟件6201套,殺毒軟件110套,實現了市級政府機關的軟件正版化工作目標。啟動市屬國有企業集團推進使用正版軟件工作,15家市屬國有企業列入全市2012年企業軟件正版化工作目標。

                  4、深入開展非物質文化遺產保護。

                  市文廣局加強非物質文化遺產名錄體系建設,完成第三批市級非物質文化遺產名錄項目申報工作,全面開展國家◥級非遺名錄項目保護自查工作。以“文化遺產日”為契機,展示我市非物質文化遺產保護工作成果,舉辦“非遺進校園活動”。成功舉辦了第二屆全國非物質文化遺產展示會,全國最有代表性的非物質文化遺產項目在天津薈萃、交流。

                  (四)不斷加強天津名牌、地理標誌執法保護力度。

                  2012年ぷ全市質監系統在“雙打”工作中出動執法人員58239人次,辦理行政案件828件,移送司法機關案件3件,取締黑窩點118個,有力震懾了假冒偽劣侵犯知識產權的行為。

                  1、深入開展天津名牌培育工作,不斷拓展認定領域。

                  貫徹落實《關於當前促進經濟發展的25條措施》,將科技型中小企業申請】天津市名牌產品經濟效益指標放寬至申請標準的80%。2012年全市共有179家企業的195種產品申報天津市名牌產品,共有161家企業的176種產品通過審查,獲得天津名牌稱號,其中科技型中小企業140家,達到86.96%。目前全市天津名牌產品已經達到418種,名牌工作有效帶動了企業自身管理水平的提升,促進我市整體產品質量水平不斷提高。

                  2、做好地理標誌產品的培育、申報工作和技術性貿易壁壘措施的跟蹤。

                  薊縣黃花山核桃順利通過國家質檢總局組織召開的地理標◤誌產品保護專家會議審查,成為我市第11個國家地理標誌保護產品。完善技術性貿易壁壘預警平臺,為我市出口企業掌握國外技術性貿易壁壘動態,提高出口產品的國際市場競爭力提供信息技術支撐。發布歐盟、美國、日本等國家發布的通報近2000項;提供我國■因技術壁壘受阻案例70項;發布WTO相關信息300多項。出版《WTO與技術性貿易壁壘通報》期刊12期,統計、分析近年來歐盟、美國、日本、韓國等主要出口國發布的食品和非食品類進口產品快◣速預警通報、拒絕產品進口報告和產品召回報告,為政府和行業部門的決策提供依據。

                  (五)對制售假冒偽劣種子和侵犯植物新品種權的打擊持續保持高壓態勢。

                  市農委雙打行動中以玉米、棉花品種為主,全年開展了農作物種子市場春季、夏季、秋季的專項檢查活動,出動執法人員430人次,執法車輛70余次。結合不定︻期的暗查暗訪檢查形式,涉及全市12個區的80多家種子企業或種子經銷商、門市部,檢查種子數量達430余萬公斤。加大種子質量的抽檢力度,扡取11家種子經營單位共20個樣品,涉及14個品種,代表棉花種子批22805公斤農作物配合農業部寧夏農作物種子質量監督檢測中心,對我市五大主要農業區縣20家門市部進行了監督抽查,共抽取玉米、棉花等種子樣品70個,凈化了種子市場,建立了完整的植物新品種權保護體系。對植物品種命名進行了規△範,有效遏制了一種多名或多種一名造成的品種混亂和種子套牌生產。

                  (六)海關知識產權保護取得新進展。

                  天津海關在“雙打”專項行動中積極落實開展針對假冒食品、藥品和汽車配件三項商品的專項整治工作。與天津世紀五礦貿易有限公司簽署合作備忘錄,是知識產權邊境保護領域關企●合作的一次創新。加強知識產權邊境保護監控體系建設,從已經查發的重大、典型案件入手,充分利用風險管理手段,深挖案件可用信息,連續兩年在進口環節查獲大宗侵權嫌疑貨物。天津海關全年共查發涉嫌侵犯知識產權案件312起、354批次,案值人民幣5140萬元,侵權貨¤物達296.7萬件,包括食品、機動車配件、服裝鞋帽、箱包、軸承、手表等貨物、物品,保護了30余個國內外知名商標專用權和著作權。全年通報公安部ξ門案件線索5起。查獲的“柏泰瑞康國際貿易有限公司出口侵犯‘SKF’商標專用權軸承案”入選中國外商投資企業協會“2012年度中國知識產權保護十佳案例”。查獲的北京某商貿有限公司進口侵犯“STOLICHNAYA”商標專用權伏特加酒案,獲選海關總署“2012年中國海關知識產權保護十佳案例”,並排位第一。

                  (七)依法嚴厲打擊各類◥侵犯知識產權犯罪。

                  全市公安系統周密部署、重點突破,梳理制假售假網絡,科學制定預案、方案,落實公安機關對行政執法部門處理行政案件的提前介入制度,建立健全案件線索移交“綠色通道”,為打擊侵犯知識產權和制售假冒偽劣商品犯罪奠定了堅實基礎和強力保障。全年共▓破獲各類侵犯知識產權和制售偽劣商品犯罪案件273起,其中涉案金額千萬元以上特大案件5起、百萬元以上大案16起;打掉制假售假犯罪團夥198個;搗毀生產、儲存、銷售窩點215個;抓獲◥犯罪嫌疑人336名、移送起訴119名,打擊處理率45.08%;查扣各類假冒偽劣商品338余萬個(套、件),涉案總價值3.05億元。

                  1、集群作戰,效果突出。

                  針對制假售假犯罪網絡化、分散化、科技化、產業化特點,市公安機關充分運用集群戰役等新型技戰法實施有效打擊,發起並成功收網跨省市集群戰役13起,參與跨省市集群戰↘役64起,成功打掉了大批制假販假團夥。偵破部督柏順福涉嫌生產、銷售偽劣產品案,抓獲犯罪嫌疑人21名,涉案總價值過億元。孟建柱同誌對此專門作出批示,瑞典駐華大使館向公安部發函給予高度贊譽。

                  2、諸警聯動,協同作戰。

                  為有效打擊犯罪,針對犯罪分子化整為零、分散隱蔽的作案㊣手法,充分借鑒以往“雙打”工作經驗,實行刑偵、交管、特警、技偵、經偵、網監多警聯動、交叉配合的捆綁式作戰,特別是技偵、網監部門的加入,警種間的密切協作,形成了完整的打擊犯罪網絡,徹底解決了單一警種作戰存在“死角”的問題,公安部列為督辦的13起案件已全部依法移送起訴。

                  3、創新格局,服務基層。

                  廣泛收集優秀工作經驗、技戰法,推行指定管轄與代捕代訴相結合的工作方式,確保了案件偵辦的持續性和證據鏈條的完←整性,有效提升了全市“雙打”工作的水平和能力。不斷加強培訓及法律支援,強化“雙打”工作的主動意識,從中獲取的大量犯罪線索,為辦案部門抓捕逃犯、查找和搗毀犯罪窩點提供了有力支持。

                  (八)知識產權刑事司法保護水平不斷提高。

                  2012年全市各級檢╳察機關充分發揮法律監督職能,共批準逮捕各類侵犯知識產權類犯罪案件43件81人,其中以涉嫌侵犯知識產權罪批捕19件25人,以涉嫌生產、銷售偽劣商品罪批捕15件40人,以涉嫌非法經營罪批捕9件16人。各級檢察機關共提起公訴各類侵犯知識產權類犯罪案件75件159人,其中以涉嫌侵犯知識產權罪提起公訴34件58人,以涉嫌生產銷售偽劣商品罪提起公訴21件73人,以涉嫌非法經營罪提起公訴20件28人。

                  1、充分發揮法律監督職能,嚴格履行檢察職責。

                  天津市各級檢察機關依法履行審查批捕、審查起訴、訴訟♂監督特別是專項立案監督職責,開展知識產權類案件專案督辦工作,加強立案監督和偵查活動監督。最高人民檢察院、公安部及天津市人民檢察院掛牌督辦塘沽“6.25”制售假藥案,該案涉及的9名犯罪嫌疑人已批準逮捕,並陸續提起公訴。建立查辦案件與督辦案件月報制度。加強對全市假冒侵權類案☆件的調研與指導工作,開展全市知識產權典型案例評比,統一該類案件審查逮捕和審查起訴證據標準,不斷增強對知識產權類案件的刑事司法保護水平。

                  2、建立“兩法銜接”工作機制,推進打擊制假售假信息平臺建設。

                  行政執法與刑事司法銜接是檢察機關參與社會管理體制創新的重要途徑。全市各級檢察機關會同有關部門推進行政執法與刑事司法相銜接信息共享平臺建設,健全與公安、監察、行政執法等機關的聯席會議、案件咨詢和〓移送、重大案件情況通報等制度,推動相關工作細則的制定和出臺,搭建“兩法銜接”工作的有效載體,北辰區、河東區等區縣建立行政執法與刑事司法相銜接工作機制。 通過完善信息通報機制和信息共享平臺,推進檢察監督職能和行政執法職能在加強知識產權刑事保護工作中的有效銜接,保證了知識產權案件的及時移送、立案以及審查辦理。       

                  (九)知識產權司法保護不斷增強。

                  1、依法公正高效審結各類知識產權案件。

                  天津法院充分發揮知識產權司法保護職能,知識產權審判質量、效率和司法公信力進一步提升,知識產權司法保護工作取得全面進展,為建設創新型城市和全面建設小康社會提供了知識產權司法保障。2012年,天津法院共受理知識產權民事案件1250件,審結1161件,結案率為92.88%。與上年度相比,收結案件分別上升104.93%和113.44%。在受理的1113件一審知識產權民事案件中,著作權糾紛801件,占71.97%;商標權糾紛168件,占15.09%;專利權糾紛110件,占9.88%;其他案件32件,占2.88%。天津法院依法審結涉及“泥人張”的擅自使用他人企業名稱及虛假宣傳糾紛案、“小鳥”商標侵權及不正當競爭糾紛案、“天津青旅”企業名稱糾紛案等一批有影響的知識產權案件,均取得較好審判效果。2012年還受理並審結知識產權行政案件1件;受理知識產權刑事案●件42件,審結35件,生效判決人數37人。

                  2、多方協作,形成知識產權保護合力。

                  市高級人民法院與市科委簽署了《加強知識產權工作合作備忘錄》,繼續落實與市知識產權局的《知識產權保護工作協作機制》,共同組織科技型中小企業座談會。與市版權協會加強工作聯系,共同研討版權保護。開展天津市科技型中小企業知識產權保護專題調研,積極探索知識產權司法保護中專業技術事實認定難題的解決途徑,建立“天津法院知識產權審判技術咨詢〓專家庫”,制定《知識產權審判技術咨詢專家庫運行辦法》,舉行知識產權審判技術咨詢專家聘任儀式。

                  四、知識產權文化建設取得積極進展

                  充分利用“4.26知識產權宣傳周”、“中國專利周”等活動為契機,策劃組織新聞媒體加大對本市知識產權工作的宣傳力度。4月,市政府新聞辦召開知識產權發展與保護狀況新ξ 聞發布會,舉辦“以培育知識產權文化,促進社會創新發展”為主題的知識產權宣傳周活動。開展“4.26商標法宣傳月活動”,舉辦《商標法》等法律法規研討會。開展2012年天津市青少年知識產權促進行動與2012年工業品外觀創意大賽。舉辦第二屆全國非物質文化遺產展示會以及非物質文化遺產競賽活動。開展2012年侵權盜版及非法出版物集中銷毀活動,舉辦以反盜版為主要內容的“綠書簽行動”和地理標誌產品系列宣傳活動,舉行了“天津海關查獲進口◇侵權洋酒銷毀儀式”。市高級人民法院召開知識產權司法保護新聞發布會,發布《天津法院知識產權司法保護年度報告》和《典型案例》,公開審理了王翠與安徽沙河酒業有限公司“九齡壇”商標權糾紛案等知識產權案件。

                  啟動“333”人才培養計劃和知識產權工程師職稱評定工作,加強本市知識產權專家人才和骨幹人才培養。首次開設“知識▓產權流動課堂”系列培訓,積極開展多層次、多角度的知識產權教育活動,培育和弘揚知識產權文化。據統計,2012年開展普及教育、論壇、講座等培訓宣講活動近200余期,培訓人數達2.8萬人次。夏季達沃斯論壇召開期間,經濟日報刊發英文版專刊展示天津強力保護知識產權的態度和措施,引起良好反映。《經濟日報》、《天津日報》等國內外主要媒體上刊登、播放反映全市知識產權內容的報道、專版1000 余篇(次),發送宣傳資料近2萬份,知識產權制度更加深入人Ψ 心,知識產權保護氛圍更加濃厚。

                  2012 White Paper on Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Tianjin

                  Tianjin Leading Group Office of Intellectual Property Strategy

                  (April, 2013)

                  Under the correct leadership of Tianjin’s municipal party committee and the municipal government, Tianjin’s intellectual property protection work in 2012 has be fruitful in the further enforcement of intellectual property strategy, deepening the special actions aiming at combating intellectual property rights infringement and producing and selling counterfeited goods, and the consolidation of the long-term mechanism for IP protection. As a result, an excellent environment has been created to advance innovation and development and a firm protection has been provided to improve the enterprises’ core competitive abilities, accelerate the construction of the innovative city, and promote sustainable economic and social development.

                  I. The construction of intellectual property protection system is  constantly improved.

                  With the full implementation of intellectual property strategy, Tianjin’s IPR comprehensive strength and the overall level have taken the leading position nationwide. Measures for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights of the Sixth East Asia Games was issued, being the first IP protection regulation concerning sport games in Tianjin. The promulgation of Measures for the Supervision and Control over Patent Products in the Field of Commodity Exchange of Tianjin has been the first policy document in Tianjin that is specialized in the patent work in the field of commodity exchange since the implementation of the new Patent Law. With the formulation of Implementing Opinions for Strengthening the Intellectual Property Work and Promoting Strategic Emergent Industries in Tianjin, the cultivation and development of emergent industries has thus been guaranteed. The Implementing Opinions for Enhancing the IP Judicial Safeguarding and Service for the Vigorous Development and Enrichment of Socialist Culture has been issued, bringing into full play the role of IP trials as the norm, guide, promotion and guarantee. The Provisional Regulations of Tianjin Quality and Technical Supervisory Administration on Exposure of Blacklist of Law Breakers along with The Interview System of Tianjin Quality and Technical Supervision has been established, filling the blank in the system. The achievements in the software legalization have been consolidated with the formulation of Measures for Administration of Software Assets in the Government Offices on the Municipal and District(County) Levels as well as The Rules for Long-Term Administration of Software Legalization in Tianjin.

                  II. The construction of the long-term mechanism for IP protection is continuously deepened.

                  1. The cooperation mechanism of IP protection is steadily perfected.

                  Characterized by information sharing, the joint law enforcement, publicity and training, and assistance service, the cooperation mechanism of IP protection was steadily perfected by the Municipal IP law enforcement system by means of symposiums, case studies, joint case discussions, consultations and joint law enforcement. The annual release of the white paper on the IP protection in Tianjin has fully reflected the condition of IP protection in Tianjin. “The Leading Group of the Special Management on Combating Network Piracy of Tianjin” was set up by the Municipal Copyright Bureau, the Municipal General Team of Cultural Market Administrative Law Enforcement, the Municipal Public Security Bureau, the Municipal Communication Bureau, and the Municipal Network Culture Construction and Administration Office so as to improve enforcement efficiency and further the connection between the legislation and enforcement systems. The Municipal Intellectual Property Office and Tianjin Higher People’s Court deepened the cooperation mechanism by jointly holding a symposium on IP protection for technological “little giant” enterprises, raising the IP protection levels of enterprises. The cooperation and collaboration between the administrative law enforcement departments and the public security system has been intensified by various activities such as joint enforcement, symposiums, joint case discussions and publicity theme days.

                  2. The inter-provincial regional coordination mechanism is actively established.

                  The inter-provincial regional coordination mechanism for law enforcement is actively established and perfected in order to form joint efforts. Tianjin has entered into cooperation agreements with nine provinces or municipalities including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong on patent administrative enforcement. Discussions and communications were aimed at specific cases to make the channel for transferring cases unimpeded and at the same time to help the right holders with their long-distance right maintenance. The Regional Cooperation Agreement on the Administrations for Industry and Commerce of Five Provinces (Municipalities) has been signed to launch a closer cooperation in the fields of serving regional economic development, market competition and supervision, administrative enforcement, the protection of consumer rights, commodities in circulation, food quality supervision as well as information sharing, resulting in a further development of IP protection work on inter-provincial levels.

                  3. The IP safeguarding assistance competence is unceasingly enhanced.

                  The construction of 12330 IP maintenance and assistance as well as online reporting and complaint platform was perfected to strengthen the service capacity of 12330 and to improve the serving abilities. All in all, IP consultation, reporting and complaint as well as right maintenance assistance services have been provided to 1430 people(times). Focusing on promoting the development of technology-based small and medium-sized enterprises, the enterprise maintenance assistance service was vigorously carried out to solve IP protection problems for enterprises. Patent protection work was actively promoted among Tianjin’s industry associations. For instance, emergency assistance work channels of intellectual property rights protection was set up in the bicycle industry association. Meanwhile, emergency rescue work for overseas enterprises over patent disputes was also launched.

                  III. The “Double Fights”action in Tianjin achieves outstanding results.

                  In 2012, Tianjin continued to thoroughly implement the work tenet by the Party Central Committee and the State Council to protect IP rights and combat producing and selling of counterfeit and shoddy goods, incessantly improving China's protection of intellectual property rights and product quality and safety levels. Centering around the general idea of purifying markets, ensuring people’s livelihood and enhance Tianjin’s competitiveness, two links, two fields and three regions were highlighted to further carry out the special operation against IPR infringement and counterfeiting. Altogether over 100,000 administrative law enforcement personnel have been dispatched to launch various inspections amounting to more than 10,000 times. Over 1,700 cases were put on file, involving a total amount of 1.134 billion Yuan. 344 dens were destroyed with more than 300,000 pieces of commodities confiscated. According to their powers and duties, the administrative system and the sectors of public security, procuratorate, and court investigated and dealt with a series of typical cases involving IP infringement and counterfeiting such as the Baitairuikang company’s case under suspicion of selling goods of counterfeited registered trademarks, strongly intimidating the arrogant offenders and maintaining the stability and order of markets.

                  Forceful IP protection brought a new high in the intellectual property rights numbers in Tianjin. In 2012 , patent applications up to 41,500 pieces and applications for registered trademarks amounting to 21,952 pieces.333 foreign copyright contracts underwent inspection and registration. 176 products won the title of Tianjin Famous Brand. In addition,28 applications of new plant varietieswere filed.

                  1. The patent administrative law enforcement is further strengthened.

                  (1) deepening the “Double Fights” action and launching “convoying” operation;

                  The Municipal Intellectual Property Office continuously strengthened the IP protection by deepening the “Double Fights” action. The “convoying” operation of IP enforcement and maintenance was organized and its implementation was promoted on both the district and county levels. Furthermore, the Bureau went to Binhai New Area and the Heping District for law enforcement supervision, carrying out IP law enforcement inspection in large supermarkets, shopping malls and goods distribution centers. A series of special enforcement inspections of IP protection were launched. 370 patent administrative enforcement personnel (times) on both the municipal and district levels were organized to inspect 180 business places (times), checking nearly 120,000 pieces of commodities with patent marks. Throughout the year, a total of 77 cases were put on file and investigated, case settlement rate topping 100%. 

                  (2) initiating the “mine clearance”operations for the patents of small and medium sized technological enterprises;

                  The connection between administrative and legislative patent protections was strengthened; at the same time, attention was paid to improve the IP protection abilities by the enterprise itself, who was led to establish patent analysis and early warning mechanism. The Guidelines on the Diagnosis of Enterprise Intellectual Property Risks was drawn up and the IP Internal Reference was published in order to guide enterprises to carry out IP risk diagnosis and assessment. A total of 2,650 enterprises ran self-examinations. The pilot work of patent protection was first launched. The enterprises of the strategic emergent industries involving biological medicine and new energies such as Andon Health Co. Ltd. became the first batch of pilot units of patent protection. Through the pilot period of 3 years, enterprises will be able to establish the  perfect patent protection mechanism and improve the self-protection ability.

                  (3) fortifying IP protection for exhibitions;

                  Beginning with a series of work such as publicity on intellectual property service, inspection of law enforcement and legal advice, the IP supervision was reinforced during exhibitions. The law enforcement and right safeguarding for key exhibitions were well implemented from various links ranging from the plan formation, pre-exhibition investigation, while-exhibition patrol, express investigation and mediation to tracking control. As a result, IPR protection awareness of the exhibition organizers, exhibitors and the public increased, and the legitimate rights of the patentees and consumers were protected. What was more, intellectual property disputes arising during the exhibitions were also avoided. IP reporting and complaint reception was stationed in the city's 28 various large-scale exhibitions, complaints and legal advice received amounting to more than 1000 people (times), which resulted in a good social effect.

                  2. Trademark administrative enforcement is further intensified.

                  (1) carrying out special rectification actions;

                  The city's industrial and commercial system started special rectification actions against counterfeiting of "pollution-free, organic, and green" commodities during  New Year's Day, Spring Festival, and the May 1st Labor Day successively; special actions were initiated against the liquor market as the focus. Emphasizing on the well-known trademarks, famous trademarks and foreign trademarks, the investigations centered around the unfair competition behaviors such as counterfeiting the specific name, packaging, decoration etc.of the well-known commodities, namely “leaning on the famous brand”.In addition, the fight against online sales of the infringing goods and other special operations were developed. Concentrated special actions were also carried out over 10 times to combat “Daqiao” trademark violations and more than 150,000 bottles of liquor were seized and confiscated. Throughout the year, the number of law enforcement officers deployed totaled 23,559. Consequently, 43,973 business units were checked and 374 cases of trademark infringement were investigated and dealt with. The penalty reached 3,116,200 yuan with 48,061 confiscate sets (pieces) of infringing trademark logo or packaging. 8 cases were transferred to public security organs.

                  (2) establishing trademark protection and management mechanism;

                  The Emergency Enforcement Program for the Inspection System of Tianjin’s Municipal Administration for Industry and Commerce was drafted in order to further improve the efficiency of market supervision of the industrial and commercial administration organ as well as the rapid response capacity to deal with emergencies, as a result of which, major market emergencies could be effectively prevented, controlled in time and handled appropriately. The anti-counterfeiting and right maintenance mechanism under government and enterprise cooperations was established in the Municipality. Currently 210 agreements were signed with large-scale enterprises, the anti-counterfeiting and right maintenance network under government and enterprise cooperations beginning to take shape.

                  3. The copyright protection work is advanced in an all-round way.

                  (1) stepping up the copyright enforcement and cracking down on piracy infringement;
                Based on the fortification of regular supervision, the Municipal “Anti-Pornography and Combating Illegal Publication” Office, the Municipal Copyright Bureau and the Municipal General Team of Cultural Market Administrative Law Enforcement stepped up copyright enforcement, developing special actions as the platform and strengthening the construction of system and mechanism as the guarantee. In accordance with division of responsibilities, the cultural administrative enforcement departments on both the municipal and district levels were coordinated to perform their own functions. With close cooperation and effective cohesion, joint forces were thus formed to take effective and practical measures in copyright enforcement work. Four work register departments were set up including the Binhai New Area and the Copyright Association for the purpose of intensifying copyright protection. In 2012, a total of 20,618 enforcement personnel were dispatched to check 6,340 copyright markets (times) and 3,398 printing enterprises with the illegal publications destroyed topping 330,000 pieces.

                  (2) continuing the special program “Sward Net Action” to struggle against online infringement and piracy;

                  In Tianjin the crackdown on online infringement and piracy in softwares, movies and TV series, music, texts, and online shopping was continued. The market governance concerning pre-installed softwares for computers was actively carried out, stepping up market supervision of key software products. 213 websites in key areas underwent close monitoring and inspection. In addition, 5 cases of internet cultural administrative sanction were handled and closed with accumulated penalty of over 170,000 Yuan. More than three months of special governance program was a powerful blow against criminal actions of selling illegal publications online, cutting off the online channel of selling illicit and illegal publications and further standardizing the release behaviors of internet publications.

                  (3) software legalization work achieving remarkable results;

                  The Municipal Copyright Bureau took the lead and implemented four measures to earnestly fulfill the tasks. These four measures included: grasping the weak links to do the research, increasing financial input for rectification, supervising and urging inspection as well as rectification, and lastly constructing long-term mechanism. 50 municipal government organs in Tianjin completed the rectification work concerning software legalization on time, devoting software procurement funds totaling 19,333,400 yuan to install 11,465 sets of operating system software, 6,201 sets of office software, and 110 sets of antivirus software. Therefore, the target of legalizing softwares in government offices was realized. The promotion of the use of legitimate softwares in state-owned enterprise groups was started, with 15 municipal state-owned enterprises listed as the 2012 target of enterprise software legalization.

                  (4) continuing efforts on the protection of intangible cultural heritage;

                  Tianjin Municipal Bureau of Radio, Film and Television promoted the construction of the list system for intangible cultural heritage and completed the project application of third batch of intangible cultural heritage list on the municipal level. Furthermore, the protection and self-inspection of the national intangible cultural heritage items were in full swing. With the “cultural heritage day” as the opportunity, the accomplishments in Tianjin’s intangible cultural heritage protection were presented; meanwhile, the activity of “the intangible cultural heritage into the campus” was unveiled. The second session of National Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition was successfully held in Tianjin, allowing a galaxy of typical intangible cultural heritage items to communicate.

                  4. Greater and incessant efforts are made towards tougher enforcement and protection of Tianjin famous brands and geographical marks.

                  In 2012 the municipal quality supervision system deployed in the "double fights" action law enforcement officers totaling 58,239 person-time and handled 828 administrative cases, three of which were transferred to the judicial authorities. Altogether 118 illegal dens were banned. And all these acted as a strong deterrent to counterfeiting and IPR infringements.

                  (1) developing in-depth cultivation of Tianjin famous brands and expanding unceasingly the identifying field;

                  The Twenty-Five Measures on Promoting Economic Development was implemented, as a result of which, the economic efficiency indicators  of technology-based small and medium-sized enterprises for the application of Tianjin famous brand were relaxed to 80% of the application standard. In 2012, a total of 176 products from 161 enterprises were reviewed and obtained the title of Tianjin famous brand, among which 140 were technology-based small and medium-sized enterprises, accounting for 86.96%. At present, Tianjin famous-brand products reached 418 in all. The famous brand effectively boosted the enterprise's own management level and promoted the overall product quality in Tianjin.

                  (2) doing a good job in the cultivation and application of geographical indicated products and tracking technical trade barrier measures;

                  The Huanghuashan Walnut in Jixian county successfully passed review at the meeting of experts on geographic indicated product protection held by General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of PRC, thus becoming the eleventh product of national geographical indication. The early warning platform for technical barriers to trade was perfected to provide information technology support for export enterprises in Tianjin so that they could keep track of foreign technical barriers and sharpen the competitiveness edge of export products in the international market. Nearly 2,000 pieces of notifications issued by the European Union, the United States, Japan and other countries were released; 70 cases due to TBT hinderance were provided;  more than 300 pieces information related to WTO were issued as well. 12 issues of WTO/ TBT Notification were published, which did a statistical study and analyzed the urgent warning bulletins, import refusal reports and product recall reports on food and non-food imports issued in recent years by the EU, the United States, Japan, South Korea and other major exporters, thus providing the basis for decision making of the government and industry sectors.

                  5. The crackdown on the production and sale of counterfeit and shoddy seeds and violation of the new plant variety right steadily keeps up pressure.

                  During the “Double Fights” action, Tianjin Municipal Commission of Rural Affairs put stress on maize and cotton varieties and initiated special inspections of crop seed markets during spring, summer and autumn. The total dispatched officers added up to 430 and over 70 vehicles. What was also blended was the irregular undercover investigations, involving more than 80 seed enterprises or seed dealers’ shops in Tianjin’s 12 districts. As a result, the seeds that underwent inspection totaled over 4,300,000 kilograms. At the same time, the random inspection on seed quality was intensified: 20 samples were selected from 11 seed dealers, involving 14 varieties and representing 22,805 kilograms of cotton seed batches. In collaboration with the Ningxia Crop Seed Quality Supervision and Testing Center of the Ministry of Agriculture, 20 seed dealer stores of five major agricultural districts or counties received supervision and spot checks. 70 samples were collected from corn and cotton seeds, which purified seed markets and built a protection system for new plant varieties. The plant variety denomination was also specified, effectively curbing seed name confusions and unlicensed seed production.

                  6. IP protection in Tianjin Customs scores impressive achievements.

                  During the “Double Fights” special action, Tianjin Customs actively implemented the special governance operations aiming at counterfeited food, medicine and auto parts. Tianjin Customs signed a memorandum of cooperation with Tianjin Minmetals. Co., Ltd., which was deemed an innovative act in the cooperation between the Customs and the enterprises in the field of IP border protection. The construction of IPR border protection monitoring system was strengthened. The Customs started from major and typical cases that had been investigated and made full use of risk management methods to delve more deeply into  available information of the cases. For two consecutive years, Tianjin Customs seized bulk goods suspected of infringement in import links. Tianjin customs investigated throughout the year a total of 312 cases of suspected IPR infringement, involving 354 batches with the value of 51,400,000 yuan. Up to 2,967,000 pieces of infringement goods were seized, including food, automotive accessories, clothing, shoes and hats, bags, bearing, watches and other goods and articles; and the exclusive rights and copyrights for more than 30 domestic and foreign well-known trademarks were effectively safeguarded. In 2012, Tianjin Customs altogether notified 5 case clues to the public security sector. The “case that seized the violation by the exports of Botairuikang International Trade Co., Ltd of 'SKF' trademark bearings” was selected by the China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment "2012 year China top ten cases of intellectual property protection". The imports of some Beijing trading company violated the exclusive right of the vodka trademark "STOLICHNAYA", which was discovered and seized by Tianjin Customs. General Administration of Customs selected this case as the “2012 China top ten cases of Customs IP Protection”, which was also the first in the ranking.

                  7. All kinds of IP infringement crimes are severely punished according to law.

                  With careful organization and making breakthroughs in key areas, the Municipal public security system sorted out websites suspicious of producing and selling counterfeited goods and drew up preplans and action plans in a scientific manner. In face of administrative cases handled by administrative enforcement departments, the early invention system was employed by the public security sectors. And the “green channel” for the transfer of case clues was established and perfected, providing a solid foundation and powerful guarantee for the heavy blow on IP infringements and producing and selling counterfeited and shoddy goods. A total of 273 cases of IP infringement crimes and producing and selling counterfeited and shoddy goods were cracked, of which five were serious cases involving an amount of 10 millions yuan or more, and 16 were major cases involving a million yuan or more. 198 criminals gangs were taken down; in addition, 215 dens of producing, storing and selling these goods were destroyed. The public security sectors also captured 336 suspects, 119 of which were transferred to prosecution, with a hit rate of 45.08%. Furthermore, over 3,380,000 pieces (set) of counterfeited commodities were seized, involving a total value of 305 million yuan. 

                  (1) cluster operation achieving prominent effect;

                  In view of the the characteristics of counterfeiting crimes such as networking, decentralization, technology and industrialization, the Municipal Public Security Bureau put new technical tactics such as cluster operation to good use, launching and successfully closing 13 inter-provincial cluster campaigns; in addition, it participated in 64 inter-provincial cluster campaigns. All in all, large numbers of counterfeiting criminal gangs were wiped out. Under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Security, the case of producing and selling counterfeited and shoddy products with Bai Shunfu as the gang leader, was solved and 21 criminal suspects were captured, the total amount involved reaching 10 million yuan or more. Minister Meng Jianzhu  made special instructions concerning this case. And the Swedish Embassy sent a letter to give high praise to the Ministry of Public Security.

                  (2) all kinds of police cooperating by uniform command;

                  To effectively combat crime, in consideration of the modus operandi of criminals to break up the whole into parts and in a scattered and hidden way, the public security sector made full use of the past "Double Fights" experiences and united different kinds of police such as the criminal investigation, traffic operations, Swat, technical investigation, economic investigation and cyberspace supervision to conduct operations in a crisscross coordination and binding manner. Especially with the participation of technical investigation and cyberspace supervision departments, close collaboration between different police species took shape, leading to the formation of a complete crime combating network. This completely solved the “dead angle” problem caused by the single-species police operations. The 13 cases listed by the Ministry of Public Security for supervision were all transferred to prosecution in accordance with the law.

                  (3) innovating patterns and serving the basic level;

                  Outstanding work experiences and technical tactics were extensively gleaned. The promotion of the work pattern that combined designation of jurisdiction and substitution of arrest and prosecution ensured the persistence of case solving and integrity of the evidence chains, effectively enhancing the level and capacity of the “Double Fights” actions in Tianjin. The legal training and legal aid were constantly intensified. What was more, the initiative in the work of “Double Fights” actions was fortified. Thus a lot of crime clues could be found to provide powerful support for relevant departments to arrest the fugitive, find and destroy the dens of crime.

                  8. The criminal judicial protection of intellectual property rights is constantly lifted.

                  In 2012 the city’s procuratorial organs at all levels gave full play to the function of legal supervision and performed their functions concerning the review of arrest and prosecution, litigation supervision, in particular supervision duties over special cases according to the law. The Municipal Prosecution authorities at all levels altogether approved the arrest of 81 suspects of 43 cases involved in various IP infringement crimes according to the law, among whom 25 suspects of 19 cases were arrested for the crime of IP infringement, 40 suspects of 15 cases were arrested for producing and selling counterfeited and shoddy goods, and 16 suspects of 9 cases were arrested for the crime of illegal business operation. The procuratorial organs at all levels initiated public prosecution against 159 people of 75 IPR infringement cases, among whom 58 in 34 cases were prosecuted of intellectual property infringement, 73 people in 21 cases were prosecuted of producing and selling counterfeited and shoddy goods, and 28 people in 20 cases were prosecuted of illegal business operations.
                giving full play to the supervision function of the law and strictly fulfilling prosecuting duties;

                  In 2012 the city’s procuratorial system performed their functions concerning the review of arrest and prosecution, litigation supervision, in particular supervision duties over special cases according to the law. Cases of IP infringement were supervised as special projects to highlight supervisions during placing the case on file as well as investigations. The Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the Ministry of Public Security and the Tianjin Municipal People’s Procuratorate supervised the handling of “6.25” case in Tanggu district that involved the manufacture and sale of fake drugs. 9 suspects in the case were approved to be arrested and were prosecuted in succession. The monthly report system of case investigation and handling was set up. In addition, research and guidance on the counterfeiting and infringement cases were strengthened. The typical IP case assessment on the municipal level was carried out to unify the standards of review of arrest and evidence for prosecution concerning similar cases so that judicial protection level of the intellectual property cases was unceasingly increased.

                  (2) setting up the work mechanism for the connection between criminal justice and law enforcement and propelling the construction of information platform for combating producing and selling counterfeited goods;

                  Connection of administrative law enforcement and criminal justice is an important way for the prosecution organs to participate in the innovation of the social management system. In conjunction with the relevant departments, the procuratorial organs at all levels promoted construction of information sharing platform for connecting the administrative law enforcement and criminal justice; what were also perfected were systems of joint conference by public security, supervision, administrative law enforcement organs, and the system of consulting and transfer cases, and major cases reporting system. The development and introduction of relevant working rules were pushed; and the effective carrier was built for connection of administrative law enforcement and criminal justice. Beichen, Hedong, and other districts or counties established the the working mechanism connecting administrative law enforcement and criminal justice. Through perfecting information bulletin mechanism and information sharing platform, the effective connection between the procuratorial supervision and administrative law enforcement was promoted concerning strengthening criminal protection of intellectual property rights so as to ensure the timely transfer, filing, and investigation of intellectual property cases. 

                  9. The judicial protection for intellectual property rights is ever growing.

                  (1) resolving various IP cases fairly and effectively according to the law;

                  Tianjin courts gave full play to the function of the judicial protection for intellectual property rights, and further enhanced the IP trial quality and efficiency as well as credibility of the judiciary. The judicial protection of intellectual property rights achieved comprehensive progress, providing the judicial protection for the intellectual property rights during the construction of innovative city and the comprehensive construction of the well-off society. In 2012, the Municipal court system handled 1,250 IP civil cases, and closed 1,161, with the case settlement rate of 92.88%. Compared with the previous year, case handling rate and settlement rate respectively increased 104.93% and 113.44%. Of the handled 1,113 IP civil cases of the first instance, 801 were concerned with copyright disputes, covering 71.97%; 168 cases were over trademark right disputes, accounting for 15.09%; 110 were patent disputes, making up 9.88% of the total amount; the rest 32 were the other cases, comprising 2.88%. Tianjin court concluded the case of “clay figurine Zhang” to make unauthorized use of the other company name and false advertising; “The bird” trademark infringement and unfair competition dispute was also dealt with; the dispute over the enterprise name of “Tianjin China Youth Travel Service” was resolved. The conclusion of these and a number of other influential intellectual property cases achieved good trial effects. Furthermore, in 2012 the court system accepted and concluded 1 IPR administrative cases and handled 42 IP criminal cases; 35 cases were concluded , with 37 effective sentences.

                  (2) forming IP protection joint forces with multi-cooperations;

                  The higher people’s court and the Municipal Science and Technology Commission signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to Boost IP Work. Continuing to implement the cooperation mechanism of IP protection with the Municipal Intellectual Property Bureau, the Court and the Bureau jointly organized the forum of the technology-based small and medium-sized enterprises. The Court also strengthened the working relationship with The Municipal Copyright Association to discuss the copyright protection. In addition, special research was carried out on IP protection of the technology-based small and medium-sized enterprises. The organ actively explored the way to solve problem of fact-finding concerning professional technology in the field of IP judicial protection and established “expert database of IP trial technology consultation of Tianjin courts”. Measures on the Operation of Expert Database of IP Trial Technology consultation of Tianjin Courts was drafted; and the appointment ceremony was held for IP trial technology consulting experts.

                  IV. The IP cultural Construction makes positive progress.

                  The publicity in Tianjin’s IP protection was vigorously boosted covered by the well-planned and organized news media, activities such as “4.26 Intellectual Property Publicity Week” and “China Patent week’ being an opportunity. In April 2012, the Municipal Government Information Office held a news conference on the status of Tianjin’s IP protection and its development. “Intellectual Property Publicity Week” was started with the theme of fostering IP culture and promoting the innovation and development of the society. The “4.26 Trademark Law Publicity Month” was initiated and seminars on the Trademark Law and other laws and regulations were held as well. The 2012 Tianjin Handicraft Appearance Design Contest was launched; the IP promotion program for Tianjin Youth was also carried out. The second National Intangible Cultural Heritage exhibition was hosted, together with the Intangible Cultural heritage Contest. The year 2012 also witnessed the concentrated destruction of piracy and illegal publications. The activity entitled “Green Bookmark” was held to counter piracy as the main content; meanwhile, a series of publicity programs aimed at geographical indication product promotions were organized. A destruction ceremony was performed by the Tianjin Customs concerning imported infringement wine. The higher people’s court held a news conference on judicial protection of intellectual property, and issued alongside An Annual Report on the Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property by Tianjin Court as well as Typical Cases. It also made a public hearing of the “Jiu Ling Tan” trademark disputes between Wang Cui and Anhui Shahe Wine Co., Ltd., and other intellectual property cases.

                  “333 Talent Cultivation Program” and the evaluation of the title of IP engineer were started in order to strengthen the training of IP experts and talents. The “IP mobile classroom” was set up for the first time; with a series of trainings, it actively carried out IP training activities on multi- levels and from multi-angles, cultivating and carrying forward the IP culture. According to statistics, in 2012, the publicity and training activities in the forms of the popularization of education, forums, and lectures were held more than 200 times, the number of trainees totaling 28,000. During the summer Davos forum, Economic Daily News published the English version to illustrate the attitude and measures of Tianjin to provide strong IP  protection, which evoked a good response. Economic Daily, Tianjin Daily and other domestic and international major media published or broadcast more than 1000 articles or page (time) to cover Tianjin’s IP conditions. nearly 20,000 copies of IP promotional materials were handed out. As a result, the intellectual property system has won more support among the people; and intellectual property protection atmosphere has become much stronger.