ZTE's President Xu Ziyang Elected as the New Chairman of ICC China Commission on Intellectual Property


1 April 2019, Shenzhen, China - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that Xu Ziyang, President of ZTE Corporation, has been elected as the new chairman of China International Chamber of Commerce (ICC China) Commission on Intellectual Property at its 2019 semi-annual meeting held in Shenzhen, China.

The meeting has reviewed and approved the latest working procedures as well as the recent work report of Commission on Intellectual Property, and has elected the chairman, executive chairman and vice chairman of the Commission.

Xu Ziyang, President of ZTE Corporation, is elected as the Chairman of the committee. Hu Yi, Chief Intellectual Property Officer of ZTE Corporation, is elected as the Executive Chairman of the Commission. 

“Intellectual property plays an increasingly important role in the exchange of economic, trade, science and technology with other countries. I hope that you can make full use of the platform of ICC China Commission on Intellectual Property to exchange ideas and learn from each other to strengthen cooperation and explore effective methods for the internationalization of Chinese enterprises’ intellectual properties, so as to offer strong support to improve the international voice and influence of Chinese enterprises!” said Yu Jianlong, Secretary General of ICC China while expressing great congratulations to the new president, executive chairman and vice-chairmen on their election.

“As an important member of the committee, ZTE always takes technological innovation as an important way to enhance its core competitiveness, and regards intellectual property as important as quality, brand image and customer relations in terms of strategic level,” said Xu Ziyang, Chairman of the Intellectual Property Committee and President of ZTE Corporation. “In recent years, ZTE has been focusing on emerging areas such as 5G, cloud computing, big data, and intelligent interconnection. In 2019, ZTE will keep adhering to the strategy of intellectual property development and protection.”

“ZTE, as one of the first Chinese high-tech enterprises entering into the international markets, has always insisted on intellectual property as the core strategy of enterprise development,” said Hu Yi, Executive Chairman of Commission on Intellectual Property and Chief Intellectual Property Officer of ZTE. “In 2019, ZTE will continue to actively cooperate with ICC China Commission on Intellectual Property, providing the Commission with support to better fulfill its role of promoting global intellectual property development and improve Chinese companies’ ability to address international challenges.”

“Intellectual property plays an increasingly important role in the exchange of economic, trade, science and technology with other countries. I hope that you can make full use of the platform of ICC China Commission on Intellectual Property to exchange ideas and learn from each other to strengthen cooperation and explore effective methods for the internationalization of Chinese enterprises’ intellectual properties, so as to offer strong support to improve the international voice and influence of Chinese enterprises!” said Yu Jianlong, Secretary General of ICC China while expressing great congratulations to the new president, executive chairman and vice-chairmen on their election.  

Moving forward, ICC China Commission on Intellectual Property will coordinate with ICC Commission on Intellectual Property to recommend experts to participate in intellectual property rule-making, and provide government departments with professional advice for policy-making. In addition, the Commission will organize various activities on a regular basis, and involve Chinese enterprises and intellectual property institutions as well as international organizations to conduct in-depth dialogue and cooperation, thereby serving national interests and corporate demands in a better manner.


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