Aeronext’s Chinese Subsidiary Selected as 2019 Director Member of the Nanshan District Intellectual Property Alliance of Shenzhen City
Aeronext Inc.’s (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Keisuke Toji, hereinafter referred to as Aeronext, the next-generation drone company, subsidiary, 天次科技（深圳）有限公司 (Aeronext Shenzhen Ltd.), has been selected as one of the eight strategic emerging industry companies in the Nanshan District Intellectual Property Rights Alliance of Shenzhen City (Intellectual Property Alliance) in FY2019 and the company will be a director member.
The election of Aeronext comes from Aeronext’s Intellectual Property Management Award and being ranked 3rd overall in the business pitch contest “Nanshan Entrepreneurship Star Contest” sponsored by Nanshan District in 2018. It was decided at the 1st annual convention of the Intellectual Property Alliance (Intellectual Property Alliance) consisting of companies in Nanshan District, organized by the People’s Government of Nanshan District, Shenzhen on November 11-12, 2019.
The number of international patent (PCT) applications in Shenzhen City was 18,000 in FY2018, accounting for 34.8% of the total China, and ranked first in the country for 15 consecutive years. Nanshan District is the administrative district where the largest number of high-tech enterprises are concentrated in Shenzhen City, and there are multiple R&D centers for global companies. In Nanshan the number of PCT applications in 2018 was 7,055, which is about 39% of the total in Shenzhen. In addition, according to the “Nanshan District Development of Intellectual Property Rights in Shenzhen” announced at the annual meeting, the number of patents in the drone industry is the highest in each administrative level, Guangdong Province, Shenzhen City, and Nanshan District. In recent years, the district has been making efforts to become China’s best intellectual property district. In 2017, it established the Nanshan District Intellectual Property Protection Center for strengthening the creation of systems for the protection and operation of goods. There are 25 board members / organizations selected, including IP-related service companies, law firms, appraisal institutions, financial services companies, and within this grouping of strategic start-up industry companies, Aeronext was selected.
Aeronext has a business model that builds a strong patent portfolio and develops licenses globally in order to make 4D GRAVITY®, a unique center of gravity control technology that improves stability and reliability, a standard technology for industrial drones. Aeronext has won multiple awards and contests in both Japan and overseas.
For business development in Japan and overseas, Aeronext places importance on intellectual property strategy and practices IP management through in-house intellectual property and licensing specialists, a CIPO (Chief IP Officer) and licensing officers. This dedicated team of professionals not only protects Aeronext’s proprietary technology, but is tasked with spreading it to the world at the fastest speed possible and works to go from right to licensing with speed and building a world class portfolio.
Aeronext has become a director member of the Intellectual Property Alliance in Nanshan District, and looks to strengthen the intellectual property environment in Shenzhen City. We will accelerate IP and IP strategy at the global level while remaining at the forefront of asset management.
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【About Aeronext Inc.】
Aeronext is a drone architecture research institute that revolutionizes the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) and multi-copter aircraft frame. In order to make 4D GRAVITY®, a unique center-of-gravity control technology that improves stability and reliability, a standard technology for industrial drones, Aeronext has established a strong patent portfolio and are promoting the global implementation of 4D GRAVITY® technology though our licensing business.
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