The Commissioner of China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), Tian Lipu, signed on October 3, 2012 an agreement with WIPO Director General Francis Gurry that consolidates all WIPO-SIPO cooperation activities in a single framework agreement.
The new agreement also expands existing cooperation in the field of patents to also include other areas of industrial property. The meeting took place during the WIPO Assemblies, which are meeting from October 1-9, 2012.
© WIPO 2012. Photo: Emmanuel Berrod.