With the support and organisation by IP Key, a Chinese delegation of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate of the PRC (SPP) and Local/Provincial prosecutors will visit the EU in May for a ten day study visit in Sweden, the Netherlands and Spain respectively.
During this visit, the Chinese delegation will participate in the EU-China Intellectual Property Prosecutors Best Practice Group (EIPPN) meeting which will take place in the Netherlands on 23-24 May. Established in 2015, the objective of the EIPPN is to share knowledge and expertise to reinforce the collective investigating and prosecuting capacity to address cross-border violations of IPR. This year, this meeting, organised and chaired by the EUIPO will have speakers from the SPP, the EUIPO and experts from the EU Member States to present on the latest case studies and practices.
The SPP delegation will also meeting experts of the EUIPO and EU Observatory enforcement in Alicante, Spain to discuss case work on IPR infringement. The meeting will provide an opportunity for in-depth discussions on the latest digital techniques between EU and Chinese enforcement authorities.