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2018 China Trademark Festival will be held in Tangshan City

The 2018 China Trademark Festival (CTF 2018) will be held from August 31 to September 3 in Tangshan City, Hebei Province, with the theme of “Creation, Protection and Application”.

According to China Trademark Association, China Trademark Festival, as an internationally renowned trademark & brand event, has attracted the attention of experts and scholars, entrepreneurs and related professional organizations in the field of trademarks & brands both at home and abroad.

The 13th Five-Year Plan for the Protection and Use of Intellectual Property Rights of the State, issued by the State Council On December 30, 2016, clearly defined the China Trademark Festival as a major event in the field of intellectual property, fully demonstrating its importance in implementing the national intellectual property strategy.

Activities of CIF 2018 cover China Trademark Annual Meeting, China Trademark Exposition and other themed activities, which are richer in content and more varied in form. China Trademark Annual Meeting includes the main forum “The Fifth China Brand Economy Summit Forum” and 17 sub-forums and several trademark salon activities. The Festival will continue to hold the traditional International Trademark Law Dynamic Forum, Old Brand Trademark Forum, and Geographical Indication Trademark Forum, and will newly set up EU Trademark Forum, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Trademark Development Forum, and Cross-Strait Trademark & Brand Innovation Forum. In addition, the China Trademark Association will also hold a trademark design competition, and publish and showcase the winning entries at the Festival.

The CIF 2018 is jointly sponsored by China Trademark Association, Hebei Provincial Bureau of Industry and Commerce and the People’s Government of Tangshan City, organized by Hebei Provincial Trademark Association and Industry and Commerce Bureau of Tangshan City, and jointly assisted by Gome Wine Group Co., Ltd.

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