CIFTIS Auctions off Creative Works’ Rights

CIFTIS Auctions off Creative Works’ Rights


The recently closed 2017 China Beijing International Fair for Trade in Services introduced auctions for the first time. Among the 107 auctioned items there were 35 intellectual properties, including the rights to cartoon characters, copyright of written works and broadcast and adaptation rights to videos. Officials from the Beijing Municipal Commission of Commerce said the auctions help to link the rights owners with the market.

Source: IPR in China

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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.