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The 3rd JPO-SIPO Trial and Appeal Experts Meeting Held

July 27, 2017

The 3rd Trial and Appeal Experts Meeting between the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO) was held at the JPO in Tokyo, Japan on July 14, 2017, attended by Mr. Toshihide ABE, Executive Chief Administrative Judge of the JPO with his colleagues and Mr. LIU Ming, Director of the Patent Reexamination Board (PRB) of the SIPO with his colleagues. At this meeting, they exchanged information regarding the trial and appeal systems and statistics. They also exchanged opinions regarding the principles of oral proceedings. Furthermore, the JPO and the SIPO confirmed the importance of deepening their cooperative relationship and mutual understanding in the field of trials and appeals through exchanging information and opinions.

The JPO will continue to actively foster various exchange programs with other Offices in the field of trials and appeals, endeavoring to improve transparency in the dispute resolution system across the world.

(photo) Participants at the 3rd JPO-SIPO Trial and Appeal Experts Meeting
Participants at the 3rd JPO-SIPO Trial and Appeal Experts Meeting

[Last updated 25 July 2017]