SIPO Commissioner met with WIPO officer Yoshiyuki Takagi

SIPO Commissioner met with WIPO officer Yoshiyuki Takagi

2009/9/2

On August 27, Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Tian Lipu met with the visiting Yoshiyuki Takagi, the Executive Director of the Global IP Infrastructure Department of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). And the two sides exchanged views on the construction of the global IP infrastructure, the exchange of patent data and IP management.

Tian Lipu pointed out that, the global IP infrastructure is one of the important parts in IP reform. To confront the current challenges, WIPO exerted leading role in providing perfect and high quality service for IP holders, innovators and users. Tian applauded the reform goals of WIPO, especially the goal of IP infrastructure.

Meanwhile, Tian Lipu eulogized the exchange of patent data started under the leadership of WIPO and said SIPO would actively take part in it. Tian pointed out that, China put forward to raise the ability in IP creation, use, protection and management in the National IP Strategy Outline, which showed that China attached great importance to IP management ability and the experience of foreign countries. Tian hoped to enhance cooperation in such aspect in the future.

Yoshiyuki Takagi briefed the lastest development of the reform in WIPO. He pointed out that, WIPO will promote the construction of the global IP infrastructure, advance the exchange of patent data and enhance business communications among the IP offices in the world, and will further strengthen the cooperation with SIPO.

                                                                                                Source: IPR in China     



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