In 2014, the number of design patents with GUI in China was more than 5,000, which was 6,638 in 2015, and 9,864 in 2016, a growth rate of up to 48.6%. In 2017, this number  basically equaled that in 2016.

Up to now, the number re-examination for design patents with GUI is 57 and the number of invalidation against GUI design is 7.