China and Hungary Extended Cooperation in IP Cooperation

October 28, 2020

Recently, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) signed an upgraded version of the "Memorandum of Understanding between the CNIPA and the HIPO" through an exchange of letters.

According to the provisions of the memorandum of understanding, the scope of cooperation between the two offices has expanded from the field of patents to various IP rights including patents, trademarks, GIs and integrated circuit layout designs; meanwhile the memorandum further enhances the exchange and cooperation in public services, patent and trademark examination practices and examination standards.

(Source: CNIPA website)