Shen Changyu Meets with Chief Executive of IPOS Daren Tang in Beijing


On January 22, Commissioner of State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) Shen Changyu met with Mr. Daren Tang, Chief Executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in Beijing. The two sides briefed each other on the latest developments in 2017 and exchanged ideas on cooperation between the two offices in 2018. Shen Changyu informed IPOS delegates about SIPO's work progress on building China into a strong intellectual property country, deepening intellectual property reform, and enhancing patent quality and the protection of intellectual property. He said that SIPO and IPOS are close cooperation partners. In recent years, with joint efforts, the two offices have further strengthened their cooperative relations. The deepening cooperation has achieved fruitful results. He hoped that the two sides further strengthen effective cooperation and develop China-Singapore intellectual property cooperation both in scope and in depth. Daren Tang spoke highly of China's effort on improving patent quality and protection.  He said that Singapore is ready to strengthen cooperation with China and jointly promote the regional development of intellectual property.  Among other topics, both sides also discussed the issues of common concern, such as cooperation on pilot reform of intellectual property in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City and the Belt and Road intellectual property cooperation. (Translated from SIPO Website Chinese Version)