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China Grants First Patents to Graphical User Interface Designs"<p>The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China has issued the first four design patents protecting graphical user interfaces (GUIs). The patents issued were filed by Beijing Qiyi Ce

The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China has issued the first four design patents protecting graphical user interfaces (GUIs). The patents issued were filed by Beijing Qiyi Century Science & Technology Co.,LTD., Keniu Network Technology (Beijing) LTD., and Kingsoft Network Technology Co., LTD. on Thursday, May 1, 2014, the very day new design patent regulations permitting the patenting of GUI in China went into effect.

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