On March 20, Chongqing Intellectual Property Office and Chongqing Institute of Quality and Standardization jointly held the Standard Essential Patents Seminar. Yuan Jie, director of Chongqing Intellectual Property Office, and Xie Rufeng, vice president of Chongqing Institute of Quality and Standardization, attended the seminar. Additionally, other attendees included related staff from the departments of the Office and the Institute.
Yuan pointed out that the combination of standards and patents were conducive to improving the technological levels of standards, increasing the benefits generated by transformation and utilization of patents and systematically developing standards and patents. He hoped that both parties could further strengthen exchanges and cooperation, explore new modes of integrating standards and patents to promote deep integration of essential patents and economic developments to provide supports for the construction of a powerful municipality with IPR strengths.
At the seminar, both parties made in-depth exchanges surrounding technological patentability, patent standardization and standard industrialization, and reached agreements in co-building a research center for IPR standardization, organizing IPR implementing standards verification and promoting the use of patents in group standards.