SMIC Ranked No. 5 among Chinese Patent Grantees

22 Feb 2013

22 February 2013

According to data released by China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), SMIC ranked fifth among all domestic patent grantees in 2012, an improvement from its ninth-place ranking in 2011. SIPO granted 530 invention patents to SMIC in 2012, an increase of over 45% from the previous year.

For more details, see the SIPO announcement (Chinese only):