ĦĦĦĦWith the further implementation of the national IP strategy, itĦŻs quite important to build an international communication platform for Chinese patent information to make our national patent policies known, and to learn about state of the art of patent information utilization abroad. Patent Information Annual Conference of China (PIAC), hosted by SIPO and organized by Intellectual Property Publishing House, aims to build that platform, to actively disseminate Chinese patent policies and get a picture of the latest development of foreign patent information utilization. The conference also aims to promote wide distribution and efficient utilization of patent information and enhance the capacity of patent productivity and application, providing more dynamics for accelerating the transformation of economic growth mode.

ĦĦĦĦAs the uppermost conference relating to Chinese patents, PIAC provides an international communication platform for all attendees among governments, enterprises and information service providers.

ĦĦĦĦPatent Information Annual Conference of China 2012 (PIAC 2012) will be held in China National Convention Center, Beijing on September 11-12th, 2012. The topic of PIAC 2012 is "Patent Information Boosts Transforming and Upgrading of IndustriesĦ°.PIAC 2012 will provide a rare opportunity for representatives of provincial patent officers in China, experts, IP information service providers and IP enterprises to discuss about the edge-cutting topic at present. Moreover, this conference will hold other activities including Ħ°the exhibition of international patent information products and servicesĦħ and workshops.

ĦĦĦĦThe website will follow up the organizing process of the PIAC 2012. If you want to keep updated with any information of the conference, please visit the website or send e-mail to piac@cnipr.com.