To respond positively the call of SIPO, to promote the exchange of patent agents and patent examiners, and to enhance the level of patent commissioning, ACPAA organised an agents group and took part in the 3rd contest activity of examination knowledge held by SIPO.
On the competition day, President Yang Wu and Secretary-General Li Jianrong arrived the scene to cheer for the players of the ACPAA. Under active efforts of the players and enthusiastic encouragement of the cheering squad, eight players displayed their own level. They kept the lead in the first four round competitions, failed from the lack of match experience in the last Speed Questions and missed out on the final. After the selection of the judge group, ACPAA team received ‘Collective style award” in the competition.
The contest promoted the deepen communication between agents and examiners, embodied team spirit of “patent agency and patent examination are all one”, and created an opportunity for the enhancement of the level of patent commissioning and patent examination. ACPAA make full use of this opportunity to accumulate rich experience, and builded the good foundation for organization of business knowledge contests. Even more significant, this kind of contest enhanced team sense of honor of patent agencies and agents and increased the collective cohesion.