According to the recent release of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP), more than 13,400 people in China were arrested for crimes related to intellectual property rights' (IPR) violations from January 2014 to November 2016.

Over 24,400 people were prosecuted for violating IPR during the same period, the SPP told a press conference Monday.

According to the SPP, IPR violations in China mainly involve trademark infringements, which accounted over 90 percent of all IPR crimes nationwide in 2015.