The 2021 National Intellectual Property Publicity Week Activities Are Set to Kick Off
Date:2021-04-19

The 2021 National Intellectual Property Publicity Week activities, with the theme of "Enhancing Intellectual Property Protection Comprehensively, Striving to Build a New Development Paradigm", will be held from April 20 to 26. Guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the activities fully carry out the spirits of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Plenary Sessions of the 19th CPC Central Committee and earnestly implement the spirits embodied in an important speech made by General Secretary Xi Jinping at the 25th Group Study Session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. It will take solid steps to promote and popularize key works such as comprehensively strengthening the protection of intellectual property and enhancing awareness of the whole society to respect and protect intellectual property, thus creating a favorable atmosphere for implementing the new development philosophy, building a new development pattern, and promoting high-quality development in the new development era.

It is reported that this year's National Intellectual Property Publicity Week will focus on publicizing Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era in various areas and departments, resolutely implementing General Secretary Xi Jinping's important instructions on intellectual property work. It also resolutely implements the major decision-making arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on intellectual property and earnestly promotes the high-quality development of intellectual property, taking solid steps to build a powerful intellectual property power featuring achieving new progress, presenting new features, accumulating new experiences. The focus of this week is to implement and publicize the spirits of the important speech delivered by General Secretary Xi Jinping during the 25th Group Study Session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, fully interpreting the important political, times, theoretical, strategic, and practical guiding significance of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important speeches, and resolutely promoting the implementation of all important arrangements for comprehensively strengthening intellectual property protection. It also prioritizes publicizing the century-old history of the Party. Through these activities, we will highlight the historic achievements of intellectual property under the leadership of the CPC and the vanguard stories of model Party members in intellectual property protection to gather forces in publicity to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China.

This year marks the beginning of the 14th Five-Year Plan. The National Intellectual Property Publicity Week will also focus on publicizing and summing up practices during the 13th Five-Year Plan period that departments in various regions have actively promoted high-quality creation, high-level protection, and efficient use of intellectual property. We should actively strive to make the intellectual property protection in the 14th Five-Year Plan period a good start and take reasonable steps to foster a favorable environment for stimulating the innovation vitality of society and building a new development pattern. Publicizing the intellectual property laws and regulations as well as basic knowledge and guiding the public to strictly protect and rationally use intellectual property will be prioritized. We will, through more approachable, popular, attracting methods, carry out publicity and popularization activities with different characteristics, and vigorously spread the intellectual property culture with the core philosophy of "respecting knowledge, advocating innovation, maintaining honesty and abiding by the law", further enhancing the awareness of the whole society to respect and protect intellectual property.

It is worth mentioning that, as one of the important events of this year's National Intellectual Property Publicity Week, the 2021 China High-level Forum on Intellectual Property Right Protection, co-hosted by China Intellectual Property News and WIPO China Office, will open in Beijing on April 23. It is known that this forum is high-level, informative, and widely influenced, which has attracted attention from both inside and outside the industry.(Translated from CNIPA Website Chinese Version)