2013 Beijing promoting conference on patent model and IP panel tour organized by Beijing IP Office was held in Beijing recently.
Beijing IP Office announced the 5th group of Beijing patent model enterprises. Forty entities including Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Beijing Qihoo Technology received the honor. Besides, over 37 IP managers from the patent pilot and model entities were selected as the first batch of IP panel members.
Shaanxi IP Office recently revised and issued The Measures on Patent Dispute and The Rules on Administrative Penalty Criterion on Counterfeiting Patents.
The revised measures include four sections: general rules, managing procedures, mediation and supplementary provisions. The revised rules explicitly stipulate conditions of heavier or aggravated punishment for counterfeiting patents.
China Chengdu International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage organized by Ministry of Culture and Sichuan Provincial People's Government was held in Chengdu recently, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Apart from looking forward to this international festival, China will make effort to save traditions and play its bigger intentional role in preserving the varieties of human culture.
Recently, the 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition was held in Pazhou exhibition center in Guangzhou. Guangzhou IP inspection department together with Haizhu District IP Office entered the exhibition for IP protection.
During the exhibition, the two departments dispatched 14 officials who received 26 patent infringement complaints, 13 of which involve patents.
Guangxi IP Office launched 2013 Guangxi IP enforcement action on mechanical and electrical products recently.
Enforcement officials checked Cade hardware mechanical and electrical mall, registered the patented products and stepped up market watch to combat patent infringement.
(China IP News)