co-hosted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the China Council
for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) on 26 October, addressed how economic
and business competitiveness could be increased by using intellectual assets.
The event was attended by nearly 200 business representatives, IP professionals
and policy makers from China, Latin America, the US, Africa and Europe.
Chair of the ICC Commission on Intellectual Property, launched the Chinese
edition of the 2012 edition of ICC’s popular IP report, The ICC Intellectual
Property Roadmap: Current and emerging issues for business and policymakers,during the conference.
proceedings, CCPIT Chairman Wan Jifei said that IP would play an important role
in China’s reinvention of itself from a producer of goods “made in China” to
those “created in China”. He affirmed CCPIT’s interest in collaborating with the
ICC Commission on Intellectual Property, which he described as a high-level international
platform of cooperation for developing IP standards.
Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Officer of China, pointed out
that China had realized the fundamental importance of creativity and innovation
in economic development and had made significant changes to improve its IP
system in recent years. He believed that the financial crisis would stimulate
more knowledge creation and opportunities for growth in which IP would play a
Chinese, European, and US companies and patent offices shared information on
developments, laws and IP management practices in the protection of
technologies, trade secrets, brands and designs.
ICC is the world
business organization, with thousands of members from different sectors
worldwide. ICC’s policy work in intellectual property is led by its Commission
on Intellectual Property.
Download the conference programme and presentations in English or Chinese versions
Download the IP Roadmap in Chinese version
Watch CCTV report
“China says IPR protection key to economic restructuring”