18-Member Delegation in U.S. for IP Study Tour

Washington, DC This morning, the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI) hosted a 18-member delegation from the People’s Republic of China. The delegation was visiting the United States on a study tour focusing on intellectual property. The Institute’s staff prepared a series of presentations on a variety of topics for the delegation, which included a review of efforts to promote greater integration in intellectual property administration regimes, international cooperation in intellectual property enforcement and public-to-private technology transfer.
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The delegation was made up of government officials from Hangzhou City. Hangzhou City is the capitol of Zhejiang Province, located about 100 miles southwest of Shanghai. Zhejiang Province is home to substantial industrial sectors, including machinery manufacturing, electronics, chemicals and textiles. The study tour was organized by Triway Enterprises Inc., a consulting firm based in Arlington, VA, that specializes in building links between US and Chinese businesses and government agencies.