Workshop focuses on protecting trade secrets, IP rights

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 16, 2020
By: Staff writer, with CNA

Hsu You-tien, deputy director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Department of North American Affairs, speaks at news conference in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Lu Yin-hsuan, Taipei Times

The international community must protect trade secrets and intellectual property rights, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Tien Chung-kwang (田中光) told the opening day of a Taiwan-Japan-US workshop yesterday.

The Global Cooperation and Training Framework workshop includes representatives from the three nations, more than 180 law enforcement officials and experts from 19 nations in the Indo-Pacific area, attending in person and virtually.

The discussion yesterday focused on protecting trade secrets and intellectual property rights (IPR), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in statement.

At the opening ceremony, Tien urged unity to protect trade secrets and intellectual property rights, saying that they are important components of economic growth and competitiveness, the ministry said.    [FULL  STORY]

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