EPO Vice-President Visited the JPO

EPO Vice-President Visited the JPO


On September 12, Mr. Lutz, Vice-President of the European Patent Office (EPO) visited the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and had discussions with Mr. Shimano, Deputy Commissioner of the JPO on the future cooperative framework between both Offices and the situation of intellectual property in Japan and Europe. Also, they exchanged opinions on the Trilateral Cooperation (JPO-EPO-USPTO) and the IP5 Cooperation. It was followed by working level meeting between both offices.

Source: JPO

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It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.