Jul 17, 2022
In General Discussions
Despite stern U.S. indictments, it may be difficult to curb China's ambitions to control the world's intellectual property organization. In March of this year, 83 countries will vote for the new Director General of WIPO, and as one of the four Deputy Director Generals, Chinese national contender Wang Binying is widely considered to be very likely to win.... "If this were to happen, all intellectual property information would fall directly into the hands of the Chinese government, potentially undermining fundamental trust and confidence in the international patent system," Rogin wrote. In response, Republican Sen. Tom Cotton and Image Manipulation Service Democratic Sen. Charles E. Scumer wrote to Trump last month: "We cannot allow a company that fails to ensure openness or respect for the market. intellectual property rights, and regimes that continue to blatantly undermine the rule of law system are promoted to leaders in global intellectual property policy.” RTS22XLI Photo Credit: Reuters / Dazhi Image China's attempt to lead the global intellectual property system may sound disturbing, but it is more worrying that it is only part of a larger plan - China is trying to lead the world's important international organizations. From China's active participation in international organizations over the years, it can be found that China actually understands the importance of playing a leading role in global governance. For example, China currently occupies five of the leaders of the 15 specialized agencies of the United Nations, namely the International Monetary Organization (IMF), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO) and the United Nations Agricultural Food Organization (FAO). Chinese state media proudly stated in 2015 that "an average of one Chinese official joins an international organization every year.