Intellectual property platform to become largest of its kind

The Shanghai Zhangjiang National Innovation Demonstration Zone's intellectual property rights service platform is set to become the largest of its kind in the municipality due to planned improvement projects. It is also expected to become the largest IP service platform in the country within three years, according to Shanghai Jingyuan Group, whose subsidiary company is in charge of constructing and operating the platform. To protect the intellectual property rights of innovation-oriented enterprises in Zhangjiang, Shanghai Jingyuan Group has been…

Chinese Brand Day launched on May 10

Multiple ministers and central government departments have designated May 10 as the annual Chinese Brand Day to increase brand awareness. Before the next Chinese Brand Day, the government will roll out a national plan to promote homegrown brands' development, said Wang Dong, an official with the National Development and Reform Commission, adding the commission is working with other departments to discuss details.

SPC president meets WIPO delegation

The president of China’s top court met with a delegation led by Francis Gurry, director-general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on May 15 in Beijing. Zhou Qiang, president and chief justice of China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC), welcomed Gurry, saying that WIPO’s visit will surely bring bilateral cooperation to a higher level. The SPC and WIPO maintain a sound long-term partnership. Not long ago, the two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding for further exchanges and cooperation and protection of intellectual property, according to Zhou. Zhou introduced C…


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