Winners of Inaugural China Trademark Gold Award Announced

On 6 September 2011, the Fourth China Trademark Festival was officially opened in Chengdu of Sichuan Province. During the opening ceremony, winners of the China Trademark Gold Award were announced and presented with their prizes. 

The Award is jointly launched by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the PRC (SAIC). Starting this year, it is designed to be a biennial event. The first time winners of the Award comprise 20 Chinese enterprises and institutions, who are honoured respectively under the category of "Trademark Innovation Award", "Trademark Utilization Award" and "Trademark Protection Award".
The first China Trademark Gold Award goes to the following enterprises/institutions:
I. Trademark Innovation Award
1. Qingdao Haier Investment and Development Co. Ltd. 青岛海尔投资发展有限公司
2. Sichuan Yibin Wuliangye Group Co., Ltd. 四川省宜宾五粮液集团有限公司
3. Hangzhou Wahaha Group Corporation 杭州娃哈哈集团有限公司
4. SANY Group Co., Ltd. 三一集团有限公司
5. Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited 腾讯科技(深圳)有限公司
6. Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai 珠海格力电器股份有限公司
7. China Mobile Communications Corporation 中国移动通信集团公司
II. Trademark Utilization Award
1. China Kweichow Moutai Distillery Co., Ltd. 中国贵州茅台酒厂有限责任公司
2. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. 华为技术有限公司
3. Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. 青岛啤酒股份有限公司
4. Yantai Changyu Group Co., Ltd. 烟台张裕集团有限公司
5. Hengyuanxiang (Group) Co. Ltd. 恒源祥(集团)有限公司
6. Youngor Group Company Limited 雅戈尔集团股份有限公司
7. Yuan Longping High-Tech Agriculture Co., Ltd. 袁隆平农业高科技股份有限公司
III. Trademark Protection Award
1.  Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce 上海市工商行政管理局
2.  Ningbo Administration for Industry and Commerce, Zhejiang Province 浙江省宁波市工商行政管理局
3.  Chengdu Administration for Industry and Commerce, Sichuan Province 四川省成都市工商行政管理局
4.  Jiangsu Administration for Industry and Commerce 江苏省工商行政管理局
5.  4th Detachment of Economic Crime Investigation Department of Shanghai Public Security Bureau  上海市公安局经济犯罪侦查总队四支队
6.  IP Tribunal of Zhejiang Provincial High Court 浙江省高级人民法院知识产权审判庭