Effective from Oct. 15th, 12 administrative charges including fees for property transfers, trademark registration and software copyright applications will be lowered, according to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). In addition, the NDRC will double the exemption period for patent maintenance fees to 6 years, effective in 2016.

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