CNIPA Deputy Commissioner Zhao Gang Met with Executive Board Member Donatus Kaufmann of thyssenkrupp AG of Germany in Beijing

On March 28, Deputy Commissioner Zhao Gang of China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) met in Beijing with a delegation of thyssenkrupp AG of Germany led by Executive Board Member Donatus Kaufmann. The two sides exchanged views and discussed on IP topics of common interest.

Zhao Gang briefed on the relevant information of institutional reform of CNIPA, developments in the revisions of China's IP laws, and the latest measures taken by China in the protection of IP rights. He remarked that Chinese government is committed to creating a more open and fair environment for IP protection, administrative authorities, public security organs and judicial authorities are making increasing efforts for IP protection, and Chinese citizens' awareness of IP protection is constantly improving. China and Germany enjoy long-standing cooperation in the field of IP. Hopefully thyssenkrupp AG may continue to keep an eye on the development of China's IP undertaking, and provide advice and suggestions for the improvement of China's IP protection environment.

Donatus Kaufmann spoke highly of Chinese government's efforts in improving China's IP protection environment. He introduced the development of thyssenkrupp AG in China, and expressed that China's IP laws have been constantly improving, and Chinese and foreign IP right holders have obtained equal IP protection in China; thyssenkrupp AG will continue to promote its technological innovation in China, and actively apply for its legitimate rights and interests of China's IP protection.

(Translated from CNIPA Website Chinese Version)