Focused on Credit Supervision to Greatly Improve Efficiencies on Cracking down Infringements and Counterfeits
On April 19, the State Council Information Office organized conference on 2015 China’s Intellectual Property developments. Liu Junchen, vice minister of SAIC attended the conference and answered questions on trademark and brand strategy implementation, trademark development situation, the action on cracking down infringements and counterfeits. Liu Junchen indicated to focus credit supervision, rely on one network, improve work efficiency, protect honest and competitive market environment, and make efforts to promote the change of China from trademark and brand big country to a strong one.
Liu Junchen indicated that following the deployment of State Council, SAIC strongly promoted business system reform which incented market vitalities and strengthened supervisions after the business registrations. In market supervision, SAIC paid great attentions on intellectual property supervision, comprehensively played functions, combined special actions with routine supervisions and made remarkable achievements in cracking down infringements and counterfeits. For the next, SAIC would like to follow the unified deployments and requirements made by the Double Cracking-downs Office of the State Council, paid attentions on major parts, conducted five special actions to further purify market environment.
Liu Junchen expressed that the departments of administration for industry and commerce and of market supervision were building one net which recorded illegal actions for each enterprise in the net and made it as a part of enterprises’ credit supervision. The net would exchange and share information with other departments to realize joint governance to constantly improve work efficiency and maintain the high pressures on infringements and counterfeits. Relevant departments would also strengthen cooperation among different regions and functions to coordinate the implementations of One Belt and One Road initiative, the Yangtze River Economic Belt, and Coordinated Development among Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei. He hoped to keep high pressures on infringements and counterfeits to form a method for joint governance and to instruct the increasing of awareness on cracking down infringements and counterfeits.
Liu Junchen pointed out since the implementation of trademark strategy in 2008, the trademark and brand building in China have a great-leap-forward development. China was a real trademark big country. Trademark and brand values and competitiveness improved relevantly. The internationalization of trademark registrations constantly improved. The capitalization for trademarks also strengthened greatly. For the next, China would like to focus on the building of trademark and brand strong country, greatly improve trademark and brand’s international competitiveness, improve the level of facilitating trademark registration and publicities, strictly control bad faith registrations, further purify market environment and consuming environment, and better protect trademark exclusive rights and consumers’ legitimate rights.