In China Intellectual Property Week 2016, Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), expressed that China is home to "vibrant, extremely important and rapidly growing" creative industries, such as the film sector where the country has seen "spectacular growth".

China filed nearly 30,000 international patent applications under Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 2015, a 16.8% rise from the previous year. It is now the third largest filer of international patent applications under PCT.

Various activities were launched in the IP with the general theme of "Digital Creativity: Culture Reimagined". 28_1266204.html