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Celebrating Women’s Achievements in IP : IP Key China Delivers Opening Speech

The IP Key China project took centre stage at the sixth conference on women’s achievements in intellectual property held on 12 March 2024 delivering an opening speech. The conference, organised by the China Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance (CAASA), served as an important platform for recognising and celebrating women’s accomplishments in the field of IP. The project leader, Gyta Berasnevičiūtė-Singh, emphasised the pivotal role women play in shaping the intellectual property landscape. [...]

The 2024 IP Key China stakeholders meeting to be held in Beijing

The stakeholders’ meeting on EU-China intellectual property rights (IPRs) will take place on 18 April in Beijing. This event aims to foster dialogue and collaboration among key stakeholders in intellectual property organisations and communities. Focusing on the importance of EU-China cooperation in IPR matters, this event promises to bring together policymakers, academics, industry leaders, IP experts and other key stakeholders from the EU and China to exchange ideas, share best practices and explore opportunities for collaboration. [...]

IP Key China at the 12th China Intellectual Property Annual Conference

The IP Key China Project Leader, Ms. Gyta Berasnevičiūtė-Singh, was present at the 12th China Intellectual Property Annual Conference in Jinan on 20 September and delivered a presentation highlighting the importance of constant exchange between international stakeholders. Ms Berasnevičiūtė-Singh expressed her pleasure at participating in this nationally renowned intellectual property conference on behalf of the IP Key China project and emphasised that the project will continue to support EU-China exchanges on intellectual property rights.  [...]

2023 EU-China judicial forum concluded in Suzhou

European and Chinese judges can already claim long-lasting and productive judicial cooperation. This cooperation began with an EU-China judges forum, held in February 2016, supported by IP Key. Both the forum, and notably the follow-up workshop, reflected the mutual interest in peer-to-peer exchanges and the sharing of best practices, as well as building a foundation for continuous cooperation. [...]

Women in Intellectual Property: Celebrating their Innovation and Creativity

Women have played a significant role in the field of intellectual property. However, the number of women innovators protecting their creations is still considerably smaller than that of men. According to a new study released by the European Patent Office (EPO), fewer than 1 in 7 inventors in Europe are women. [...]


For generations, women have shaped our world with their ingenuity and creativity. Women everywhere are driving scientific breakthroughs, setting new creative trends, building businesses, and transforming our world. In 2023, we celebrate the “can do” attitude of women inventors, creators and entrepreneurs around the world and their ground-breaking work. Women in all regions are shaping the world through their imagination, ingenuity, and hard work, but often face significant challenges in accessing the knowledge, skills, resources and support they need to thrive. [...]

The EU continues support to IP cooperation in China through IP Key project

The IP Key China Stakeholders Meeting was held on 19 April 2023. The event brought together over 80 online and onsite participants from EU institutions, Chinese government authorities, representatives from EU Member States, academics from EU and Chinese IP faculties as well as a diverse range of industries.  [...]

IP Key China Stakeholders’ Meeting to be held in Beijing in April

IP Key China’s upcoming Stakeholders’ Meeting will be held in Beijing, China on 19 April 2023. The meeting is set to bring together representatives from the EU Member States, the EU institutions, officials of Chinese government authorities, IP rights professionals from the EU and China, academia and a diverse range of industries. The event will provide a platform for attendees to understand the continuous EU-China IP rights technical cooperation, network and seek out potential opportunities for further cooperation. [...]