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Forum on online education IPR held in Beijing Internet Court

english.bjinternetcourt.gov.cn/ | Updated: 2020-04-28

     

A seminar on relevant intellectual property rights issues in online education, an event of the ninth Beijing Law Forum, was held in Beijing Internet Court on April 26.

Guo Jingxia, director of the Beijing High Court's information office, presided over the forum, which she said was intended to exchange views and find consensus.

Guo said she hopes the forum would promote standardized development of the online education industry by exploring issues related to the IP rights in this industry from different perspectives.

Zhang Wen, president of Beijing Internet Court and Jiang Ying, the court's vice-president attended the forum.

Zhang pointed out that the theme of this year's World Intellectual Property Day is "innovate for a green future". The internet economy and internet cultural education represented by online education are in line with the green development mode. 

She mentioned the Beijing Internet Court's recent IP rights related work, including a press conference on judicial protection of IP rights and an online trial of a copyright infringement case. 

The protection of internet-related IP rights is an issue of public concern. The IP rights of online education is closely related to people's daily lives, and is especially of concern because of the pandemic, she said, adding that her court will continue to strengthen cooperation with the forum and build a platform for continuous positive interaction and in-depth research.

Attendees including experts, scholars and judges had in-depth exchanges and discussion on business models, prospects and legal risks related to IP rights in online education as well as the current situation of its judicial protection.

The forum, for the first time, was held both online and offline synchronously. A live streaming was held at the same time. Six deputies to the Beijing Municipal People's Congress attended online, and the live streaming attracted 650,000 views.