Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


patent alliance; forming mode; operation mechanism

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This study takes the typical patent alliance registered in the State Intellectual Property Office as the research object, investigates and studies from the aspects of formation motivation, organization, and operation, and analyzes the commonalities and individual characteristics of the patent alliance with different industry backgrounds and stages of development. The research shows that:(1) the establishment of China Patent Union at the present stage is mainly driven by the prevention of foreign risks, the reduction of internal friction, the response to government policies, and the development of industry standards; (2) the emerging patent alliance in China is based on social groups and cooperative organizations; (3) at the present stage, the main tasks of the patent alliance include providing intellectual property related services to the affiliate companies, promoting the development of industry standards, tracking the dynamics of competitors, and enhancing the capacity of IPR infringement negotiations. Finally, this paper summarizes the nature and operational experience of the typical patent alliance, and puts forward suggestions for the next development of the patent alliance in China.

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