Seminar on the 10th Anniversary of China's WTO Accession Held in Wuhan

Seminar on the 10th Anniversary of China's WTO Accession Held in Wuhan


A seminar themed as "The 10th Anniversary of China's Accession to the WTO" was organized in Wuhan on October 29, where participants summarized the ten year experience and discussed on IPR protection and innovations.  

The event was held under joint efforts of the WTO Studies School and the Institute of International Law of Wuhan University as well as a Post-70s Chinese IPR strategy enforcement group. It attracted many participants, including chiefs of Hubei Higher People's Court, Hubei Provincial Department of Commerce, Wuhan Intermediate People's Court, Wuhan Customs and Wuhan IPR Office and also business experts from large companies such as Wisco, P&G and Microsoft.

During the meeting, those professionals discussed thoroughly about foreign investment and IPR, IPR and international trade as well as IPR protection and the development of Chinese legal system and reached consensus on the measures taken, challenges encountered and possible solutions regarding current IPR protection in China. [Chinese version is available on]

(Source: IPR in China)

People watch

It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.