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hina will shorten the time required for reviewing applications of high-value patents and for trademark registrations as pa
上海乌托邦品茶微信rt of its effort to strengthen the protecti
on of intellectual property rights and improve the business climate, the State Council’s executive meeting, chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, decided on Wednesday.上海乌托邦
enhancing the protection of intellect ual property rights is crucial to improving our property rights protection system. It is re
y scientific and technological innovation and essential for China’s greater opening-up,” Li said. Those attending the meeting on Wednesday decided to intensify law enforc
ement action in intellectual property上海乌托邦品茶微信 rights protection and stressed that all types of market actors must be treated as equals.
Efforts to formulate and improve the criteria for determining, checking and verifying infrin上海乌托邦
gements and counterfeiting of patents, trademarks and copyrights will be accelerated.
上海乌托邦品茶微信It was decided that special campaigns against violations of IPR-related law will be carried o
ut and severe punishment involving hefty fines will be meted out to combat all IPR infringement.
International cooperation in IPR protection will be enhanced to make it easier for上海乌托邦
companies to obtain intellectual property rights and their protection overseas.
The government will advance revision of the Patent Law and the Copyright Law, the new上海乌托邦品茶微信
round of comprehensive revision of the Trademark Law and revision of the implement
上海乌托邦ing regulations of the Patent Law. The cost for breaking the law will be significantly raised.
IPR-related services will be improved, the meeting decided. Smart s
ystems of patent examination and trademark registration will be developed at a faster pace.上海乌托邦品茶微信
The goal is to shorten, by year’s end, the time needed for reviewing appl
ications of high-value patents to within 17.5 months, and the average review period for trad上海乌托邦
emark registration to within five months. The quality of IPR registrations will also be improved.
is not just about economic funding.The environment now is one where there is a mass flow of students and lecturers – a mass flow of kn
owledge – and the UK has to engage in that so Chinese students are among the top acade
mic performers and contribute gre上海乌托邦品茶微信 atly to scholarly exchange and academic research and development within the UK education sectors,” he says.
上海乌托邦Looking ahead to the future of China-UK partner
ship in higher education, he hopes that both sides c an bring together a cross-section of education, science and industry experts together to share insi
ghts, provide thoughtful leadership and organiz
e discussions with the purpose of researching and co上海乌托邦 mmunicating the impact and implications of the future on education, and to debate and take action.
“The key to success is about ensuring mutual benefit, shared objectives and worki
ng together to resolve global challenges,” he says. 上海乌托邦品茶微信tudents enrolled in the global engagement program launched
by Shanghai Jiao Tong University on June 26 will be engaged in tackling typical issues
faced by countries involved in China and the Belt and Road Initiative. According to the statement of the univer上海乌托邦
sity organizers, over 10 countries and regions will be involved in the program that includes 13 projects.
上海乌托邦The projects cover research and surveys on specific themes before com
ing up with solutions to problems related to the environment, medicine and civil engineering.
Ten of the projects will be carried out during the summer, while the remaining thre上海乌托邦品茶微信
e will be held in winter, from December to January next year. Each project will last between two and four weeks.
上海乌托邦More than 200 students are expected to join the program, according to the university.
“Every project is challenging as most of the students have never set foot in these areas,” says Cao Yongk
ang, director of the International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation at the university.上海乌托邦品茶微信
“The program will definitely motivate them to realize their social responsi
bility in the new era and inspire them to solve the common problems of humankind.”上海乌托邦
Cao will lead one of the teams in investigations of villages in Zhejiang province’s Lishui city.
This project will involve setting up furniture and facilities that are
urgently needed by residents. The team will later visit villages in the Italian Alps to explore ne上海乌托邦品茶微信
w development models for locals, and compare the practices for these two countries.
“The project is designed for those majoring in architecture, city planning, sociology, and other上海乌托邦品茶微信
related subjects, and will equip them with a comprehensive understanding of rural revitalization,” says Cao.
from financially strapped families were subsidized for nearly 100 million times in 2018. Taking higher educa
tion as an example, subsidies were offered 43.88 million times last year, amount
ing to 115 billion yuan in total.上海乌托邦 Zhao Jianjun, deputy director of the finance department of the Ministry of Education, said that the State Council has approved prog
上海乌托邦品茶微信rams of scholarships in higher and secondary vocational education. The progra
ms came into effect early this month. The United States has launched a Section 301 investigation into the digital services tax of the上海乌托邦
Government of France, the Office of the US Tr
ade Representative (USTR) announced on Wednesday. China took the second spot in the world’s top 10 richest countries, with priv上海乌托邦品茶微信
ate wealth reaching $23.6 trillion in 2018
, a 130 percent surge over the previous year, ac cording to Global Wealth Migration Review 2019, published by the research company New World Wealth.上海乌托邦
The US remains the world’s wealthiest country, with private wealth valued at $60.7 trillion in 2018.
上海乌托邦品茶微信The report said the global private wealth jumped to $204 trillion in 2018, and the world’
s top 10 richest countries’ private wealth accounted for 74 percent of global private wealth.
Let’s take a look at the richest countries in the world.上海乌托邦
“The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow un
fairly targets American companies,” USTR Robert Lighthizer said in a statement.
上海乌托邦品茶微信”The President has directed that we investigate the effects of this legislation and determine whether it is discr
iminatory or unreasonable and burdens or restricts United States commerce,” Lighthizer said.
According to the USTR’s Office, France’s proposed 3 percent tax woul上海乌托邦品茶微信
d hit global tech companies with total annual revenues from the covered digital se
rvices of at least 750 million euros (844 million US dollars) globally and 25 million euros in France.上海乌托邦品茶微信
“The structure of the proposed new tax as well as statements by officials suggest that France i
s unfairly targeting the tax at certain US-based technology companies,” the USTR’s Office claimed.
The Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City is getting
bolder in its reforms and experimentation, following an official upgrade c
entering on its ambitio上海乌托邦女神会所 ns to be a world-class knowledge city, an outstanding source of innovation in the region and a global talent magnet.
According to a framework agreement signed
by the Chinese and Singaporean governments on Mo上海乌托邦 nday, the iconic Sino-Singaporean collaboration project based in Guangzhou, capital of South China’s
上海乌托邦Guangdong province, was officially elevate
d to the status of a State-level bilateral project. Both governments pledged in the agreement that they will use the project to deepen coopera上海乌托邦
tion in the fields of technological innov
ation, advanced manufacturing, artificial intelligence, int 上海乌托邦女神会所ellectual property protection, smart city construction and urban management.
According to official figures, 1,216 companies have registered with SSGKC since 2010, with an
aggregate registered capital of 125.8 billion yuan ($18.1 billion) and about 91 billion yuan in fixed assets.上海乌托邦
Industry insiders said companies registered with SSGKC, especially those in the sector of biomedic
ines – including General Electric, BeiGene and Innocare – will see explosive growth once they are p上海乌托邦女神会所
ut into operation in the next two years and will make the community a global rising star in its field.
上海乌托邦Shortly after the agreement, the Guangzhou government said in a press release that as a model for a city’s
knowledge economy, SSGKC will undertake more innovative reforms and measures to make itself Guangzhou’s top in
vestment destination for global enterprises and an ideal place for them to develop.上海乌托邦女神会所
Companies in the knowledge city will also enjoy incentive policies that the c
ountry has gradually rolled out for the pilot free trade zones and will work together to cre
ate a model for the integration of advanced manufacturing with free trade, according to the local government.
The knowledge city is seeking approval from higher-level authorities
to launch 18 innovation policies, across the fields of intellectual property, financial services, foo
d and medicine supervision, and for the construction of key platforms, the press release said.
pean countries faced increased challenges over financing after the international financial crisis.
上海乌托邦女神会所”However, Asian and European SMEs have the
ir own advantages and are complementary,” Xie said. “European countries have a relatively mature financial system, developed financial mar
kets and advanced technology and management, while Asian countries have big ma
rket potential and growing innovative capabilities.”上海乌托邦 Liu Qiang, vice-president of the Bank of China, said that it had created a services model for SMEs and c
ross-border SMEs and a special credit approval process responding to the risks and finan
cing characteristics of SMEs.上海乌托邦 Laura Egoli, consul-general of Italy in Guangzhou, said her government had set up increased funding for SMEs, especially th
ose established by women and young entrepreneurs. In 2017, the government provided 45 million euros ($53.4 million) to support SMEs.
上海乌托邦女神会所Ma Xianghui, director general of the SME bureau under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said that to relieve the difficulties involved in SME financing, China would improve the laws governing SME development, promote cooperation between industry and finance, and promote the construction of a credit guarantee system for SMEs.
A total of 28 guests from China, Italy, Croatia, the Philippines, Thailand, Egypt, France,
Indonesia and Malaysia shared their opinions at the summit. 上海乌托邦女神会所More than 300 officials from 23 countries and representatives from financial institutions attended the seminar.
The China SME Summit is another highlight of the fair. Its aim is to organize and mobilize society to support micro, small and medium enterprises.上海乌托邦女神会所
With the theme “new thinking, new motivation and new manufacturing,” the summit invited Chinese and South Africa officials, leading economists and representatives of entrepreneurs to exchange views on measures and achievements in supporting SME development.
Small and medium-sized enterprise fair draws eager participation of overseas players
South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu, said: “Many SMEs have pointed out that their growth and sustainability is hampered by a lack of access to markets in South Africa.
“We have made a commitment to facilitate market access for small businesses. Our participation at this year’s (fair) indicates our practical effort to take this commitment forward.”
lear that if the US treats the Chinese negotiating team with respect and shows the willingness to talk wit
hout using outside pressure, there is a high po
ssibility that there could be a productive trade deal. “Otherwise, I think we might be facing a prolonged period of problems for both sides,” she said.
t the close of their 15-minute talk, said again, “No one wan ts trade wars. But we have to think long hard about the right next steps.”
ver, did counter an assertion by Regan that China’s government controls its entire economy. “Everybody thinks that China’s economy is state-ow
ned, state-controlled, every thing is state, state, state. Let me tell you that is not the true picture,” Liu said. “We are a