The Second Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection Conference (IIPPC) of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)

The world today is facing various challenges of economic recovery in the post pandemic era. Intellectual property, as a strategic resource for global economic development, is of great significance for technological innovation and enhancing international competitiveness. As an important platform for the international community, the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) has paid close attention to innovation, scientific and technological progress and intellectual property protection in recent years. In particular, it has arranged to hold a special conference on "Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection" within the framework of the Conference of International Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (ISTIF).

On July 13, 2022, BFA held the first Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection Conference (IIPPC) in Guangzhou. Edmund Ho Hau-wah, the Vice Chairman of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, President of ISTIF attended the plenary. Li Baodong, Secretary General of BFA, Wang Binying, Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and a number of government officials, international scholars, multinational entrepreneurs addressed the plenary.

In order to continue to vigorously promote the construction of the global intellectual property system, promote high-level opening up, build a new pattern of high-quality development, and continue to promote the development of the global economy and society through high-level international intellectual property exchanges, BFA decides to hold the second IIPPC in Guangzhou with a focus on the intellectual property system to stimulate innovative vitality and promote the high-level opening up and high-quality development of the global economy.