The Guideline on Innovative IP Management, the first proposal on IP management new international standard offered by China is approved to be a project of Innovation Management Standardization Technical Committee under International Organization for Standardization (ISO/TC279).
ISO/TC279 is reported to be found in May 2013, and is in charge of drafting and amending ISO international standard with the aim of "developing, maintaining and improving innovation management". ISO/TC279 is the only standardization organization in current international innovation field.
China’s involvement in drafting the Guideline is a milestone in the history of participating drafting international standard in IP field for China. Drafting the Guideline is not only crucial for China to adapt to globalization innovation development, but also prompted by the internal need to build IP strength.