Xiamen FTZ: “IPR chip” implanted into the local opening-up and innovation
In Xiamen, every 10,000 people own 24.6 invention patents, which is 2.4 times the national average. Therefore, Xiamen becomes one of ten cities titled national powerful IPR cities. Now, with a focus on Xiamen Area of Fujian Pilot FTZ, Xiamen boldly carried out the reform and explored the new and unique mechanism and experience in building an IPR protection service mechanism. Among the 16 reproducible new measures about IPR work promoted by Fujian, 11 come from Xiamen Pilot FTZ. The test field of Xiamen Free Trade Area is now embedding the “IPR chip” into the opening-up and innovation of Xiamen. The measures include giving bold trial to improve the enterprises’ sense of gain; optimizing the service and cutting the cost to create the world-class business environment; improve the mechanism for cooperation between both sides of the strait to build up an IPR-friendly free trade pilot zone.