CNIPA and Iranian Counterpart Signed the Upgraded MOU

April 10, 2023

Witnessed by both Chinese President Xi Jinping and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the upgraded edition of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) and the Intellectual Property Center of the State Organization for Registration of Deeds and Properties of the Islamic Republic of Iran was signed at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on the afternoon of February 14. Shen Changyu, Commissioner of the CNIPA, and Ehsan Khandouzi, Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance, put their signatures on the document in representing their respective intellectual property administrations.

The upgraded MOU spans from invention patents, designs, trademarks, geographical indications, and layout designs of integrated circuits. Both sides will deepen cooperation on specific projects of high-level dialogue, IP strategy, legal system and policy, training and capacity building, IP review practice, information technology and service, IP data and documentation exchange.

(Source: CNIPA Official WeChat Account)