During the week of World Intellectual Property Day, numerous local customs have explored an innovative way to hold training and exchange meetings with some of the QBPC members. We have successfully held an online training with Nanjing Customs and Xiamen Customs.
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 Nanjing Customs and Xiamen Customs. More than 300 customs officials from Nanjing Customs and Xiamen Customs learned about techniques of how to identify genuine goods and counterfeits from participant QBPC members during this online training. Deputy director Yi Cai, from Department of General Operation Division of Xiamen Customs, Deputy director Jianhua Li, from Department of General Operation Division of Nanjing Customs both attended and gave a speech on this meeting.
Vice Chair of QBPC Customs Committee, Jayden You, made an opening speech and expressed his thanks to customs officials and right owners of QBPC who have attended this online training. Subsequently, representatives of PUMA SE, Montaigne Garments (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., Burberry Limited, NIKE, L Brands Inc., NFL, Zegna, SAS Jean Cassegrain each made a 9-minute presentation about counterfeit identification skills, brands and products introduction etc.. After the interactive session, Chair of QBPC Customs Committee, Ying Ji, summarized this online training, and emphasized that it is the first attempt to hold an online training with local customs. Many thanks for everyone’s cooperation and participation.
It is a good beginning that we could successfully hold this online training with Nanjing Customs and Xiamen Customs to lay a solid foundation of follow- up online training and exchange meetings.
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.