District boosts legal services on IP disputes

Businesses in Beijing's Haidian district that are involved in intellectual property disputes at home and abroad will benefit from improved legal services, according to a statement released by the district government. To help companies efficiently handle IP disputes overseas, especially those regarding the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Haidian authorities have established IP services or aid sites overseas, according to a government statement. By the end of last year, the district had established seven sites in a number of count…

Premier Li Keqiang calls for fair market competition

Equitable supervision should be strengthened to ensure fair competition amid China's efforts to develop its socialist market economy and stimulate market vitality, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's top market regulator. Market vitality and equitable supervision are two sides of the same coin, and market vitality cannot be boosted without fair competition, Li said during his inspection of the State Administration for Market Regulation on Tuesday. The premier visited the administration's department of product quality supervision in Beijing and spoke with officials. In many regions o…

CNIPA Commissioner Shen Changyu led a delegation to Singapore

From September 3 to 4, Commissioner Shen Changyu of China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) led a delegation to visit Singapore on invitation. He held a bilateral talk with Chief Executive Daren Tang of Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and presented at ASEAN-China Innovation and IP Commercialization Seminar co-held by CNIPA and IPOS, and Global Forum on IP held by Singapore. In the bilateral talk of CNIPA and IPOS in the morning of September 3, the two sides had an in-depth exchange on issues including the latest development of IP in China and Singapore, …