On September 14, the Intellectual Property Development Research Center of the CNIPA released the Evaluation Report on China's Intellectual Property Development in 2019. The Report shows that from 2010 to 2019, China's comprehensive development index of intellectual property rights has gradually increased to 279.2 (100 in 2010), with an average annual growth rate of 12.1%, showing remarkable achievements in the comprehensive development. From 2010 to 2019, China's intellectual property creation index, utilization index, protection index, and environmental index increased to 270.5, 234.0, 314.8, and 297.4, respectively, with an average annual growth rate of 11.7%, 9.9%, 13.6%, and 12.9%. From the perspective of regional development, the top 6 regions in the comprehensive intellectual property development index in 2019 are: Guangdong, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Beijing, Zhejiang and Shandong. In addition, the Report also compared the development of intellectual property rights in 40 countries including the Economic Cooperation Organization (OECD) and the BRICS. Evaluation data shows that from 2014 to 2018, among the 40 evaluation sample countries, China's overall intellectual property development index ranking rapidly jumped from 20th in 2014 to 8th, an average of nearly 3 places per year. In recent years, the rate of ranking improvement has stabilized, and 2018 increased by one place compared to 2017.