April 26 marks the 21st annual World Intellectual Property Day. During the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) period, Jilin province made remarkable achievements in intellectual property work. The number of in-force invention patents reached 17,260 in the whole province, 6.41 patents per 10,000 people, the number of trademark registrations reached 254,000, 961 registrations per 10,000 market entities, 22 provincial patents won Chinese patent awards, and 160 patents won Jilin patent awards, making positive contributions to the high-quality economic development of the province.
In 2020, the province set up a leading group for intellectual property work and issued the Work Plan of Jilin Province for Comprehensively Strengthening Intellectual Property Protection. Changchun was approved as the fourth batch of key cities for the construction of national intellectual property operation service system, with the support of 150 million yuan from the central government.
The Provincial Intellectual Property Office launched the "2021 Jilin Intellectual Property Publicity Week" from April 20 to 26, with the theme of "Comprehensively Strengthening Intellectual Property Protection and Promoting the Construction of a New Development Pattern". All parts of the province focused on the theme to carry out various promotional activities with their own characteristics.