Shen Changyu and the Delegation Visit World Intellectual Property Organization


On September 25 according to the local time, Shen Changyu, commissioner of China National Intellectual Property Administration, led a delegation visiting the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva of Switzerland and held bilateral talks with Francis Gurry, director general of WIPO. Shen said that China National Intellectual Property Administration will continue to support the work of WIPO and its director general firmly and safeguard the role of a main platform played by WIPO in the formulation of rules for the global intellectual property, wishing to conduct closer and deeper cooperation with WIPO. Gurry expressed his gratitude for the support given to WIPO by China over a long period in the past. He pointed out that China is playing an important role in the global service system of WIPO, especially the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), and he expected both sides would further strengthen cooperation. Besides that, both sides exchanged views on issues such as the cooperation in the intellectual property right of the One Belt One Road initiative, supporting centre for technological innovation, the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs and China Culture Week. (Translated from CNIPA Website Chinese Version)