About the WIPO Office in China

Our office reflects the long and fruitful cooperation between WIPO and China in the field of intellectual property (IP).

We support the Organization’s work in China. Our staff include PCT and Madrid system experts who provide information and assistance in Chinese and English to both local and international users.

Our activities

Our activities include:

  • promoting cooperation on IP issues between WIPO and the government, private sector and general public in China;
  • providing legal and technical assistance on IP;
  • promoting the use of WIPO's services and providing assistance to the users; and
  • liaising with WIPO Headquarters on issues that impact on the work of the Organization.

History of our office

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and senior Chinese officials mark the opening of the WIPO Office in China. From left to right: Mr. Yan Xiaohong, Dr. Shen Changyu, Mr. Zhang Mao, Mr. Gurry, Mr. Wang Anshun, and Mr. Wang Chao (Photo: Zheng Zi Hont/China IP Daily).

Our office was inaugurated in Beijing in July 2014.