The national meeting of IP directors held in Beijing

On January 7, the national meeting of IP directors was held in Beijing. Guided by Xi Jinping thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era, the meeting aimed to implement the decisions and arrangements made by the CPC central committee and the State Council, summarize the work in 2018 and map out the key tasks in 2019.

At the meeting, the important instructions of State Councilor Wang Yong on the IPR work was conveyed. Zhang Mao, Head of the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), attended the meeting and put forward clear requirements about how to accelerate the development of IPR cause. Liu Shi, Party Group Member of SAMR and Head of the discipline inspection and supervision group located in SAMR and dispatched by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission attended the sub-group meeting. Shen Changyu, Head of National Intellectual Property Administration of China (CNIPA) gave a work report at the meeting.

Zhang Mao fully affirmed in his speech the work achievements of the national IP system. In his work report, Shen Changyu summarized the main work in 2018, analyzed the new situation, new tasks and new requirements facing the IPR development and deployed the key work in 2019.

He Hua and Gan Shaoning, Deputy Heads of the CNIPA presided over the plenary session respectively. He Zhimin, Liao Tao and Xiao Xingwei, members of the leading group of CNIPA as well as officials of the discipline inspection and supervision group and Patent Bureau under CNIPA attended the meeting.

Representatives of the Central Government, relevant departments of the State Council and enterprises were invited to attend the meeting. Officials and staff from different provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government, cities under separate state planning, deputy provincial cities, national IPR leading cities, IPR department of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, IP offices for national defense, as well as the CNIPA departments, departments of Patent Office under CNIPA, Trademark Bureau of CNIPA, CNIPA directly affiliated units and other various social groups also attended the meeting.

(Source: China IP News)