A few days ago, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) has launched the 2021 "Intellectual Property Service Journey". This year's Journey themes on "intellectual property services at the grassroots level to handle concrete affairs and support high-quality economic development". It will last from April 26 to October 26.
According to the introduction, the Journey of this year has five key tasks. Firstly, absorb employment and entrepreneurship in the intellectual property service industry. Secondly, boost rural revitalization through developing geographical indications. Thirdly, introduce IP pledge financing into the industry zone to benefit enterprises. Fourthly, transfer and transform intellectual property rights, and fifthly, benefit and assist enterprises through intellectual property services.
It is understood that during last year's activity, all localities focused on key tasks and guided the intellectual property service industry to recruit talents for employment and entrepreneurship, took multiple measures to help enterprises resume work and production, and vigorously supported technological innovation and achievements transformation in the fight against COVID-19. In addition, geographical indications were promoted to assist targeted poverty alleviation, and facilitation measures were effectively implemented to benefit enterprises, with more than 7,000 content-rich and diverse activities online and offline benefiting more than 50,000 enterprises, and achieved positive results.(Translated from CNIPA Website Chinese Version)