SIPO Commissioner Meets with WIPO DDG


Source: China IP News

On January 15, Shen Changyu, Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office of PRC (SIPO) met John Sandage, Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Shen updated the WIPO guest on SIPO's new achievements and developments in IP creation, protection, utilization, management and international cooperation, reviewed cooperation between SIPO and WIPO, especially in strengthening cooperation along "Belt and Road". He wished to deepen and expand cooperation in this area based on previous success and elevated the level to a new height.

Sandage expressed congratulations to achievements made by China and looked forward to strengthening cooperation with SIPO in PCT promotion, IP arbitration and mediation, capacity building toward developing countries and countries along the "Belt and Road" and personnel exchange.

During Sandage's stay at SIPO, SIPO Deputy Commissioner He Zhimin led a deep discussion with him on PCT matters.

In addition to his stop at SIPO, Sandage called at Patent Examination Cooperation Center (Tianjin), Beijing Intellectual Property Office and selected PCT users from Beijing and Tianjin.