In 2015, China received 2.799 million patent applications, up 18.5%. Besides, the annual invention filings exceeded one million for the first time to 1.102 million, up 18.7%.

In 2015, China received 2.876 million applications for trademark registration, up 25.85%. The annual registration broke 2 million for the first time.

In 2015, China's copyright registration totaled 1.6412 million, up 35.49%. Among that, 1.3482 million and 232,400 were works and computer softwares, up 35.9% and 33.63% respectively.