The launch meeting of the CAS pilot program of IPR (intellectual property rights) management standard implementation was held on Nov 19 at the Academic Hall of CAS in Beijing.
Chaired by Prof. MU Rongping, director of the CAS Center for IPR Research & Training, the meeting pooled together nearly 50 representatives from the 13 CAS institutes involved in this program, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing Academy of Science and Technology, and the Intellectual Property Office of Shaanxi Province. LEI Xiaoyun, head of the Patent Management Department under the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), and CHEN Kaiwen, vice director of the CAS Bureau of Science and Technology, delivered speeches.
The program is an important CAS task undertaken by IPM and a major component of cooperation between CAS and SIPO in 2015. This meeting signified the overall implementation of the management standard implementation in research institutes of CAS.