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Useful terms - China

The list below gives you the English transliteration and translation of some Chinese terms typically encountered in a patent information context.

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Chinese
Pronunciation English

abstract

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zhāiyào

abstract

applicant

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shēnqǐngrén

applicant

application number

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shēnqǐnghào

application number

brief explanation of drawings

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fùtú shuōmíng

brief explanation of drawings

claims

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quánlì yāoqiúshū

claims

date of filing

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shēnqǐngrì

date of filing

day

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day

description

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shuōmíngshū

description

design

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wàiguānshèjì

design

drawings

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fùtú

drawings

embodiments

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shíshīlì

embodiments

examined patent publication

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shěndìnggōnggào

examined patent publication

examiner

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shěncháyuán

examiner

granted patent publication

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shòuquán gōnggào

granted patent publication

holder of patent right

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zhuānlìquánrén

holder of patent right

inventor

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fāmíngrén

inventor

laid-open publication

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gōngkāi

laid-open publication

Shenqing gongbu
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shēnqǐng gōngbù

laid-open publication

legal status

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fǎlǜ zhuàngtài

legal status

month

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yuè

month

patent

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zhuānlì

patent

patent for invention

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fāmíng zhuānlì

patent for invention

patent gazette

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zhuānlì gōngbào

patent gazette

patent search

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zhuānlì jiǎnsuǒ

patent search

prior art

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bèijǐng jìshù

prior art

priority

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yōuxiān quán

priority

representative

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dàilǐrén

representative

title of invention

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fāmíng míngchēng

title of invention

trade mark

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shāngbiāo

trade mark

utility model

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shíyòng xīnxíng

utility model

year

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nián

year

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