Interview with Ma Xiushan,Deputy Secretary General,ChinaIntellectual Property Society
China's Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) system was established in 1985. In its 21 years of existence, it hasundergone unusual changes. IPR, as a new idea to be considered in constructing socialist market economy, helpspromote internationalization and implement the strategy of "walking out",is so important that the Central Govern-ment has paid special attention to it. In 2005, China launched a mission to draft a National IPR Strategy, and in or-der to do so, the State Council has organized a leading group called the National IPR Strategy Committee, whichis headed by Vice Premier Wu Yi. 28 State Council departments have also participated.