Recently, Quality Brands Protection Committee of China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment( referred to as QBPC) co- hosted an online training and exchange meeting with Guangzhou Customs and Huangpu Customs. More than 600 customs officials from Guangzhou Customs and Huangpu Customs learned about techniques of how to identify genuine goods and counterfeits from participant QBPC members during this online training. Deputy director Guibo Deng, from Department of General Operation Division of Guangzhou Customs, Deputy director Peishen Li, from Department of General Operation Division of Huangpu Customs both attended and gave a speech on this meeting.
Vice Chair of QBPC, Steven Wang, made an opening speech and introduced the cooperation between QBPC and Guangzhou Customs, Huangpu Customs in recent years. Subsequently, representatives of NIKE, Procter & Gamble, L Brands Inc., UL Int. Ltd., Entertainment One UK Limited, Unilever (China) Investment Co., Ltd., Philips (China) Investment Co., Ltd., SAS Jean Cassegrain, Montaigne Garments (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, Samsung Electronic each made a 9-minute presentation about counterfeit identification skills, brands and products introduction etc.. After the interactive session, Vice Chair of QBPC Customs Committee, Ken Chen, summarized this online training, and expressed his thanks to customs officials and right owners of QBPC who have attended this online training.
During the outbreak of COVID-19, Customs Committee of QBPC has actively discussed and explored new form of training and exchange meeting and orderly carried out relevant online trainings with local customs. It is a useful attempt to hold this online training with Guangzhou Customs and Huangpu Customs.
As for this online training activity, relevant customs officials said “ it is not only an essential form of strengthening the cooperation between customs, but also an essential form of promoting the communication between customs and enterprises.” Aiming at improving intellectual property enforcement skills, customs officials closely interacted with QBPC right owners during the whole meeting. It is learned that under the new situation, customs and QBPC will continue to actively promote this innovative form of communication and jointly further promote the protection of intellectual property rights.