On June 14, 2019, the 7th Sanjiang Intellectual Property International Forum was held at Biyuyuan Hotel, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu. More than 300 representatives from China, the United States, France, South Korea and other countries attended the forum. The forum was sponsored by the Department of Applied Promotion of CNIPA and Intellectual Property Office of Jiangsu Province. It was hosted by Jiangsu University, China Patent Protection Association and Zhenjiang Municipal People's Government. The forum received strong support from journals of China Society of Science and Technology Law, China Intellectual Property Research Association, Management World, China and World Economy, and Institutional Economics Research. CNIPA attaches great importance to this forum. Gan Shaoning Deputy Director of CNIPA sent a letter to congratulate the open of the 7th Sanjiang Intellectual Property International Forum.
The opening ceremony of the forum was presided over by Ding Jianning, Vice President of Jiangsu University. President Yan Xiaohong of Jiangsu University, Vice Mayor Chen Keke of Zhenjiang Municipal Government, Deputy Director Zhao Qi of Jiangsu Intellectual Property Office, Deputy Secretary-General Yan Baoqing of China Trademark Association, and President Duan Ruichun of China Science and Technology Law Society and other leaders attended the opening ceremony of the forum and delivered speeches.
The theme of this forum is “Intellectual Property and Economic Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges”. The forum consists of four sub-forums, which are "China's Intellectual Property Strategy under the Global Economy", "Patent Operation CEO Dialogue: Patent Operation and International Technology Transfer", "Intellectual Property Protection and Business Environment" and "Trademark Brand Development and Internationalization in the New Economic Era".
Focused on "Intellectual Property and Economic Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges", Director Han Xiucheng of Intellectual Property Development & Research Center of CNIPA, Professor Keun Lee of Seoul National University, South Korea, and Vice President Xu Tongkai of the South-South Cooperation Promotion Association, Kamen China Chief Representative, Chairman Feng Liming of Carmo, France, Professor Helmers of Levi School of Business, Santa Clara University, USA, and Vice President Tao Qingjiu of the World Chinese Technical Managers Association delivered keynote speeches.
The dialogue session of the main forum was hosted by Director Tang Heng of Jiangsu Intellectual Property Research Center. Focusing on opportunities and challenges for Chinese companies going global, Han Xiucheng, Feng Liming, Sun Yuanzhao, and Jiang Yinxin exchanged in-depth views.
Focusing on the theme of “Intellectual Property and Economic Globalization”, the forum, considering the realistic background of global competition with intellectual property as the focus and taking intellectual property protection strengthening as an entry point, explores the path and method of intellectual property to help economic development and discusses how to give play to the role of intellectual property in the development of innovation-driven development, support and leadership, and achieve the greatest incentive for intellectual property rights to China's economic competitiveness.