Li Yuguang, deputy commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office(SIPO), met FICPI delegation led by Mr. Bastiaan Koster, president of FICPI on December 7, 2012.Mr. Wu Kai, Director of international Cooperation Department of SIPO, Li Jianrong, Secretary General of FICPI China, together with representatives from Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry & Commerce and the State Intellectual Property Office attended the meeting.
Li Yuguang first extended warmly applaud to FICPI delegation and sang high praise for the work FICPI have done for promoting IP communication among different countries. Li said, FICPI delegation has visited SIPO for several times since 2004, and conducted deep communication with SIPO about concerned IP problems, which not only further mutual understanding but also promote the development of IP work in China.
Mr. Bastiaan expressed sincere thankfulness to Mr. Li Yuguang, and then gave detailed introduction to recent work and future plan of FICPI. Besides, Mr. Bastiaan also talked about the Seminar on Patent Quality held in Warsaw in September 20-21,2012, which was conducive to help improve quality for patent applications and examination.
Then FICPI delegation communicated with SIPO representatives on such topics as international cooperation and coordination, PPH projects, IP5 projects, trademark-related and design-related topics.
The results of visiting of FICPI delegation to SIPO is fruitful, both sides not only understood comprehensively the recent development of work but also exchanged information about international cooperation in IP fields, which laid a good foundation for future further cooperation.