On October 30th, the 24th China-South Korea Intellectual Property Office was held in Seoul, South Korea. The directors of China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and South Korean Patent Office met at the meeting.
The two sides reviewed the achievements of cooperation in patent examination, automation, industrial design, reexamination and other fields over the past year, agreed to implement the pilot project of China-Korea joint search service, and conducted in-dept discussions on how to strengthen cooperation in the fields of trademark, IP protection, personnel training, as well as optimizing cooperation mechanisms.
After the meeting, the directors of the two offices jointly signed the "Summary of the 24th meeting of the directors of the two offices of China and South Korea." (Source: China National Intellectual Property Office)