As one of the first batch of National Intellectual property rights Demonstration Enterprises and Beijing Intellectual property rights Demonstration Enterprises, BNBM has established functional department for intellectual property rights management. Over the years, BNBM's work level of intellectual property rights management has been continuously improved, and patent work has achieved fruitful results.
By 30 June 2020, BNBM has applied for a total of 5106 patents with 3625 patents granted. BNBM has always ranked the top among Chinese building material manufacturing enterprises in terms of number of patent applications and number of patents, which plays a guiding role in the industry.
In the future, BNBM will continue to make full use of its patent advantages, strengthen efforts in risk prevention and control, market precaution, core technology protection, economic benefits transformation and other aspects to let intellectual property rights truly escort the development of enterprises.
Since 2009, BNBM has held the annual patent commendation conference to reward the inventors and employees who have made outstanding contributions in enterprise innovation, patent application, and patent management.
In 2013, the company held a grand award conference and awarded Glory Book of BNBM Patent Inventors and established related reward system including Implementation Rules of BNBM Patent Invention Award, which bounteously awarded the patent inventors and administrators. By the end of 2018, BNBM had invested nearly RMB10 million in terms of patent awarding, which covers all subsidiaries and related units, more than 1000 staff involved, greatly raising the awareness of innovation and patent protection.
After years of development, BNBM has established a relatively complete intellectual property rights management system in terms of management system, organization structure, management mode, and so on.
Since 1998, BNBM has patent management staff, has formed an efficient intellectual property rights management team, and established a part-time patent administrator system.
In 2013, BNBM issued a series of patent management systems, including BNBM Patent Management Measurement, BNBM Patent Application Rules and Regulations, BNBM Usage Measurement on Patent License, BNBM Patent Invention Award Implementation Rules and Regulations, BNBM Management Regulations of Patent Information Service Platform, which has been constantly revised according to the actual situation to make management system align with company development changes, providing basis for intellectual property rights management.
Over the years, BNBM has been exploring on the management of intellectual property rights, and has formed an intellectual property rights management model with enterprise characteristics adjustable to its own development. BNBM created a part-time patent administrator management model, making the intellectual property rights management not only integrate with headquarters but also remain the flexibility of branch company, which further formed a supportive and synergic chess management situation.
BNBM also created management model of patent speaking tour to popularize patent knowledge and spread patent culture. With in-depth the front line, the patent engineers and agents work with inventors on site to fully protect the core technology. In recent years, the implementation of the above management model have achieved remarkable results.