The 2019 mobilization meeting on the national performance evaluation concerning crackdown on IPR infringement and counterfeiting held in Beijing

On December 25, the 2019 mobilization and deployment meeting on the national performance evaluation over the crackdown o IPR infringement and counterfeiting was held at State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR). The Office of National Leading Group on the Fight against IPR Infringement and Counterfeiting (or “the Office”) conducts on-site evaluation over the performance of 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities as well as Xinjiang Production & Construction Corp from December 26, 2019 to January 10, 2020. Gan Lin, Director of the Office and Deputy Head of SAMR attended and addressed the meeting. 

The evaluation is carried out by 16 groups, composing of officials from member units of the National Leading Group on the Fight against IPR Infringement and Counterfeiting. As is learned, the evaluation will focus on six aspects, including IPR protection, governance over counterfeits, crackdown on crimes and so on, and be conducted in the form of market inspection, random visit of consumers and secret inquiries, etc. Such evaluation has been organized for 8 consecutive years since 2012. 

(Source: SAMR)