New SIPO Commissioner

[Arthur Tan-Chi Yuan]

According to Intellectul Propert (IP) Daily today (12/24/2013 Chinese time)1, Dr. SHEN Changyu has been named the new Commissioner of State Intellectual Property Office of P.R. China.  Before taking this post, Dr. Shen was the president of Dalian University of Technology since August 2012 and was the president of Zhengzhou University from 2003 to 2012.  Among his many accomplishments, he was elected as a member of the prestigious Chinese Academy of Scienses in 2009.  With his technical background in mechanical engineering, he has been the leading figure in plastic molding/extrusion and related technologies. 

SIPO, under the leadershp of Commissoner Tian Lipo, has risen to one of the top five IP offces in the world. With the surge of patent filings in China, SIPO will continue to play an important role on the world IP stage.

Congratulations, Commissioner SHEN.

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