Licensed by the State Administration for Industry & Commerce (SAIC) and sponsored by China Trademark Association (CTA), China International Trademark Festival 2016 (CITF2016) will be held on 27­30 October, 2016 in Kunshan, Jiangsu province.

This year’s CITF comprises China Trademark Annual Meeting, China Trademark Exposition and a series of theme activities such as Ceremonies for 2016 TM Leading Figures Award (by CTA) and Outstanding Contribution Award (by CITF), as well as releasing of exemplary TM cases of 2016.

This year’s TM Annual Meeting includes a main forum and 20 sub forums. The main forum will be “The 3rd China Brand Economy Summit” which will invite officials from Law Enforcement Office against IP Infringement and Counterfeiting, Supreme People’s Court, Supreme People's Procuratorate, Ministry of Public Security, General Administration of Customs, SAIC, SIPO, Jiangsu Government and WIPO, renowned experts, brand economists and entrepreneurs from home and abroad. This forum will focus on the development trend and strategies of domestic and overseas brands, as well as the ways for brands to boost up economic development.

Beijing Sanyou IP Agency Ltd. will host two sub forums in this Annual Meeting: “Conflicts Between And Similarity Determination of Foreign and Chinese Brands” and “Conflicts between and Regulations on Trademark Rights and Trade name Rights”.

Date: 13:30­16:50 on Friday, October 28, 2016

Address: Exhibition Hall B, Kunshan International Convention Center

Examiners from TRAB and Judges will discuss hot topics on TM protection. Your presence is sincerely welcome.