24th CNIPA-KIPO Heads Meeting Held in Seoul

24th CNIPA-KIPO Heads Meeting Held in Seoul


The 24th CNIPO-KIPO Heads Meeting was held in Seoul, Korea on October 30 (local time). Commissioner Shen Changyu of China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and Commissioner Park Won-joo of Korean Intellectual Property Office attended the meeting. Shen Changyu remarked that China and Korea, as close neighbors linked by a narrow strip of water, have increasingly close communication in all fields, and IP cooperation has played an active role in promoting relationship between the two countries. In the meeting, the two offices reviewed cooperation achievements in fields of patent examination, automation, design and re-examination in the past year, agreed to implement China-Korea Joint Search pilot program, and made in-depth exchanges on issues including further cooperation in fields of trademark, IP protection and staff training as well as improvement of relevant cooperation mechanisms. After the meeting, the two commissioners signed the Summary of the 24th CNIPA-KIPO Heads Meeting.

Source: CNIPA

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