Monday IPDate April 22, 2024

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WIPO released Strategy on Standard Essential Patents 2024-2026

This document sets out a three-year strategic plan for WIPO in the field of standard essential patents. The strategy, based on the guiding principles of neutrality, complementarity and voluntary nature, gives an account of WIPO’s current activities and sets forth the four pillars of WIPO’s upcoming work.

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CNIPA: Over 70 National IP Protection Centers Under Construction or in Operation in China

A total of 71 national intellectual property (IP) protection centers are under construction or in operation in China, according to the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA). They are distributed across 28 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, including the four municipalities.