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WORKING VISIT BY CHINA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ADMINISTRATION (CNIPA)

WORKING VISIT BY CHINA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ADMINISTRATION (CNIPA)


26 November 2018 – MyIPO received a working visit from delegation of the China Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) led by Mr. He Hua, Deputy Commissioner of CNIPA.  The objective of the visit is to strengthen cooperation between the two offices and to keep abreast with the latest development of IP system in each country including updates on recent laws and regulations, awareness pogrammes and recent development of IT system to support growing numbers of IP application and registration.

During the bilateral meeting chaired by Mr. Mohd Shahar Osman, Deputy Director (Management) of MyIPO, both offices shared experiences on initiatives to boost IP protection among SMEs, fee and tax incentives relating to IP and government role in IP commercialization.

The two IP offices also discussed on preparation for implementation of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between MyPO and CNIPA, possible future cooperation on capacity building in the area of patent examination and IT system. The CNIPA delegation had an opportunity to visit Proton Holding in Shah Alam, University Malaya and Universiti Putra Malaysia to learn more on IP management, IP commercialization, innovation of start-ups and cooperation between industry and research center.