Guangzhou, a city full of flourishing flowers, is ready and pleased to greet all distinguished guests around the world. Welcome to the Guangdong Intellectual Property Trade Expo 2018 (GDIP EXPO). We would like to extend our sincere and warm welcome to all of you.
The GDIP EXPO is jointly hosted by Guangdong Intellectual Property Office, the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality and China Patent Information Center, and co-organized by Guangzhou Municipal Intellectual Property Office and Intellectual Property Office of Guangzhou Economic Development Zone. With the core of intellectual property trading operation, the EXPO includes three central activities, which are Intellectual Property Trade Expo, Pearl River Forum and special events. We hope you will enjoy them.
Intellectual Property Trade Expo is divided into six exhibitions. The Financial Service of Intellectual Property Exhibition is newly added this year, attracting lots of financial institutions to participate, such as insurance and investment companies. Other five traditional exhibitions are kept and even upgraded, including “Intellectual Property Trading Operation”,“Enterprise Innovation & Brand”,“Patent Technology of Universities and Research Institutes”,“Civil-Military Patent Technology” and “Belt and Road Initiative Intellectual Property”. A number of innovative enterprises will present to introduce their intellectual property achievements, which shows China’s strong power in independent innovation and intellectual property protection.
Pearl River Forum of Intellectual Property continues to focus on global intellectual resources, consisting of one main forum and six sub-forums. In the main forum, many internationally renowned experts in intellectual property and influential representatives from government, enterprises as well as consulates, have been invited to give keynote speeches on the theme of Integration of Economic Globalization and Intellectual Property Protection. Six sub-forums are "Intellectual Property Development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area & The Belt and Road", "Intellectual Property Operation Forum ", "Comprehensive Reform Experiments of Intellectual Property Implementation and Protection", "Summit Forum of Leaders in Intellectual Property Industry”, “Civil-Military Integration and Development on Intellectual Property” and “High Value Patent Application from Universities And Research Institutes”.
Special events are organized, including the 13th Joint Conference of Intellectual Property in Pan-Pearl River Delta, intellectual property auction, road show, new product announcement, and other various activities. These events aim to promote the marketization of intellectual property achievements. Many buyers and sellers will take part in these activities to help realize the market value of a lot of intellectual property achievements through different kinds of ways such as auction, licensing, equity investment and mortgage financing.
The EXPO aims at and responsible for gathering intellectual property achievements and promoting the development of intellectual wealth. Currently, accelerating the construction of intellectual property trading operation center and continuously hosting Guangdong Intellectual Property Trade Expo have been considered important to implement the strategy of innovation-driven development by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province. Therefore, we would endeavor to prepare and organize every EXPO. It’s expected that the EXPO could become a nationally and even internationally famous trading platform of intellectual property and could offer strong support for the Guangdong Province to implement the Belt and Road Initiative and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Strategy.
Although it’s in the late autumn of November, Guangzhou is still alive and exuberant. This is also the most comfortable season in the city. We sincerely hope you would have a memorable and enjoyable experience during the GDIP EXPO.
Guangdong Intellectual Property Trade Expo 2018
November 6th, 2018