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2019 Annual Appreciation Dinner held in Beijing

Wednesday, 23 January, IP Key China held its 2019 Annual Appreciation Dinner at the TRB Copper to gather EU and Chinese stakeholders. During Dinner, Ulrich Weigl, Head of Trade Section to the Delegation of the European Union to China, and Jiang Chenghua, Deputy Director General of the Department of Treaty and Law of the PRC Ministry of Commerce, gave a speech to celebrate the past cooperation and mark the beginning of a new year. Mr. Weigl announced that the IP Key China 2019 Annual Work Plan was approved and thanked all partners for their contributions and support. [...]

IP Café at South China University of Technology

IP Key China partnered with the Law School of South China University of Technology to hold an IP Café, part of a series of events from IP Key China, entitled IPR PROTECTION FOR THE VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY. EU copyright experts and academics from the Law School had a lively discussion on the complex issue. Presentations from both sides looked at circumvention of copyright laws, music in games, broadcasting issues and authorship versus ownership rights. [...]

Judicial mission in the EU with the SPC

From 25 November to 4 December 2018, IP Key China travelled with a DDG delegation from China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC), Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Nanjing IP Courts, for judicial exchanges in Brussels, Luxembourg and Munich. [...]

EUCIPAN’s Third EU-China IP Academic Forum successfully held in Shanghai

22 November marked a new stage in the development of the EU-China IP Academic Network (EUCIPAN), an initiative of IP Key China to support exchange between EU and Chinese universities specialising in intellectual property. The Third EU-China IP Academic Forum, hosted by Fudan University Law School, brought together over a hundred professors, researchers and students to join the discussions and shape the future of IP research cooperation. [...]

Joint Statement of the 20th EU-China Summit welcomes launch of IP Key China

The 20th EU-China Summit was held on 16 July 2018. H.E. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and H.E. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, met in Beijing for the Summit.  [...]

The 8th EU-China IPR Working Group Meeting

The 8th EU-China IPR Working Group Meeting will take place in Shanghai from 5th- 8th June. The meeting in the context of the Action Plan 2018-2020 concerning EU-China Customs Cooperation aims at enhancing IPR enforcement activities of customs, and supporting practical cooperation on IPR enforcement between the authorities at local level in the EU and China. [...]

Study Visits to the EU with the LAC on the reform of the Patent and Copyright Laws

Between 27th of May and 4th of June, a Chinese delegation composed of 12 officials of the Legislative Affairs Commission at the Standing Committee of the PRC National People’s Congress (LAC) participated in a Study Visit in Europe, organised by IP Key China. Different expert roundtables, workshops and peer-to-peer meetings were organized during the visits in Madrid, Prague and Rome. [...]