Mechanisms 14th Trilateral Policy Dialogue between KIPO, SIPO and JPO was held in Seoul, ROK 2014.11.10
The 14th Trilateral Policy Dialogue between Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) and Japan Patent Office (JPO) was held on 10 November, 2014 in Seoul, ROK. Commissioner KIM Young-min of KIPO, Commissioner SHEN Changyu of SIPO and Commissioner ITO Hitoshi of JPO attended the meeting. The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) attended this meeting as an observer for the first time.  

The three Commissioners reviewed the progress in the trilateral intellectual property (IP) cooperation and exchanged ideas on future cooperation. They shared the views that further strengthening IP cooperation among the three Offices would bring mutual benefits to the three Parties.  

At the meeting, the three Offices had discussions on Patent, Design, Automation, Human Resources Development, Trial and Appeal and updates of TRIPO website etc., and decided to hold the 15th Dialogue in 2015 in China. After the meeting, the three Commissioners signed the Record of Discussion (ROD).  

The three Commissioners also attended the 2nd Trilateral IP Symposium on 11 November, 2014, co-hosted by KIPO, SIPO and JPO, where users from the three countries exchanged their opinions on the utility model system and other issues.

Commissioner SHEN Changyu, Commissioner KIM Young-min and Commissioner ITO Hitoshi at ROD Signing Ceremony