The Global IPR Protection and Innovation Forum,jointly sponsored by ChinaCoucil for the Promotion of International Trade(CCPIT)and U,S Chamber of Com-merce,was held from March 27 to 28 in Beijing.The forum focused on the discussion ofthe protection and innovation of intellectual property right.Government leaders fromChina and America attended the forum,as well as scholars,entrepreneurs from Japan,ROK,Singapore,etc.
The forum is always regarded as an important platform on which to discuss andstrengthen the international IPR cooperation,protection and innovation,especially in thecurrent days of economic globalization in the world.Here we publish some importantspeeches and interview of the forum,so as to cater to the readers. Editor
CCPIT Chairman Wan Jifei:A Pragmatic Step towards independent IPR innovation
CCPIT Chairman Wan Jifei gave aspeech at the opening ceremony：After a year of preparation,The GlobalIPR Protection and Innovation Forum,jointly sponsored by the CCPIT and theAmerican Chamber of Commerce,isbeing held in Beijing.It is a forum forinternational industrial and commercialrepresentatives to discuss IPR protectionand innovation．It is pragmatic，as well,in that it promotes for independent IPRinnovation and enhances IPR protection．
Both the Chinese government andforeign governments place great impor-tance on the forum．Chinese Vice Pre-mier Wu Yi,head of the group in chargeof drafting national IPR strategy, i．e．theState Council,has sent messages to theforum organizers，despite currently be-ing in Russia. We also take great honorin having invited Mrs．Chen Zhili，theState Councilor，to attend the openingceremony and give a speech there．