Baroness Neville-Rolfe, UK Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property conducted an IP delegation between 20-27 August 2016 in China to reinforce UK and China IP collaboration to support innovation and creativity in both countries.

Agreements and initiatives observed during the delegation included the following:

  • agreement on IP protection between internet giant Tencent, the China Britain Business Council and British Businesses
  • new UK-China Film and TV toolkit
  • factsheet to support Chinese companies with overseas IP protection and technology commercialisation
  • the co-hosting of both the 3rd UK-China IP Symposium and the UK-China Trade Mark Summit