The Notice about Identifying the National IPR Demonstration Parks

No.: SIPO 〔2017〕295

Issue Date: December 26, 2017

The intellectual property offices of various provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the central governments,

According to the Measures for Administration of National IPR Pilot and Demonstration Parks (SIPO No.〔2016〕43) and after the concentrated assessment, 8 parks including Beijing Economic – Technological Development Area have been identified as the national IPR demonstration areas and the project will last from January 2018 to December 2020.

Within 6 months upon issuance of the Notice, the IPR demonstration parks should formulate and release their 3-year work plans and then submit the plans to the IP offices of their respective provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) and the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) for filing. The work summary for the previous year, the work plan of the current year and relevant statistics should be submitted prior to the end of March every year; the IPR-related major matters should be reported to the SIPO in a timely manner through the IP offices of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities; leadership should be strengthened and planning should be promoted to ensure that all the tasks and targets can be successfully completed.

Upon the expiration of demonstration period and with the application from the demonstration parks, SIPO will reexamine the demonstration parks based on their work plans and according to the Measures for Administration of National IPR Pilot and Demonstration Parks.

(Source: SIPO Website )