China Released the National IPR Protection Selection of 2011

China Released the National IPR Protection Selection of 2011

2012/5/2

The national IPR protection selection of 2011 conducted by the State Intellectual Property Office, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the National Copyright Administration was released on April 27, which covers major events, major cases and influential figures in the IPR protection fields of customs and public security.

The top 10 events are:

1. China achieved remarkable achievements in the special campaign against IPR infringement and the manufacture and sales of counterfeit and shoddy goods, and successfully held an online achievements exhibition.

2. The 12th Five-Year Plan first sets a goal of 3.3 invention patents per 10,000 people, the first programming in the national IPR career development.

3. The 26th Shenzhen Summer Universiade focused on IPR protection and fulfilled each task.

4. The Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuratorate and the Ministry of Public Security released the "Opinions on Several Issues Concerning the Applicable Law in the Trial of Criminal Disputes Involving Violation of Intellectual Property Rights".

5. The State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the World Intellectual Property Organization jointly held the "China Trademark Gold Award" activity.

6. The 3rd revision of China Copyright Law launched.

7. Copyright enforcement departments and other units achieved remarkable results in the "Jianwang action" against IPR infringement and piracy.

8. Customs in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao jointly organized the "Hailong action" against cross-border transportation of infringing goods in these three areas.

9. The 4th Chinese Trademark Festival was held in Chengdu City of Sichuan Province.

10. The State Intellectual Property Office made a decision on strengthening patent administrative enforcement to raise the level in this regard.

(Source: IPR in China)




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