Organized by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC) the 4th International Copyright Forum was opened in Beijing on November 18 2010 when QQ instant messaging (IM) software from Tencent was granted WIPO Creativity Award. WIPO Director General Francis Gurry visited Tencent on November 19 2010.
Tencent QQ won WIPO Creativity Award
The award granted to Tencent QQ suggests that the creativity of China’s Internet industry has been highly acknowledged by WIPO. QQ has outstanding performance compared with competing products in terms of technical sophistication and practicality according to a WIPO judge.
Technically QQ features the abilities to support a massive amount of users transmit a massive amount of information secure a massive amount of user information integrate complex functions and quickly update versions. Meanwhile QQ satisfies requirements of its users through powerful practical functions. QQ Version 2010 for example takes the lead in providing full-screen video along with an entirely new skin engine contacts list personalized chat windows notepad added to the space editor flexible authentication options user-defined alerts when friends get online independent password for the QQ lock doodle editor optimization paintbrush that creates more interesting ex
Tencent was granted Chinese Patent Gold Award at the 12th Chinese Patent Award Conference co-organized by the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China and WIPO on November 13 2010. That was the first ever national golden award for patents granted to China’s Internet industry. Known as “the pioneer in low-carbon industry growth” the patented technology is primarily used to remove bottlenecks in Internet development such as bandwidth resources and online security.
WIPO Director General visited Tencent
Francvis Gurry WIPO Director General and Wang Binying WIPO Deputy Director General came to visit the Beijing-ba
Innovation is essential for both the company and its employees according to Tencent. As an advocate of innovation culture Tencent endeavors to provide its employees with opportunities and atmosphere for innovation enabling them to maintain active thinking and enthusiasm for innovation even when they are busy with their jobs. It has an internal innovation center which it hopes can become a source of things ranging from innovative concepts to innovative products. Tencent encourages its employees to “do things that create value for users and that interest you.” It also encourages them to innovate as they want in those areas. Additionally Tencent encourages its employees to keep learning at work by providing them with various learning resources. With a series of institutional arrangements it combines learning with corporate businesses and activities at various levels achieving innovation-ba
Both Francis Gurry and Wang Binying appreciated and marveled at Tencent’s innovation culture. They recognized the achievements that the company has made over the past twelve years while believing that an innovation-ba
At last Francis Gurry talked about WIPO’s new conceptions and trends in pushing intellectual property protection and applications worldwide. He happily accepted a special QQ gift from Chen Yidan.
Chen Yidan (2nd on the left) Tencent CAO was showing creative Tencent products to Francis Gurry (3rd on the left) WIPO Director General.
Chen Yidan (right) Tencent CAO was presenting a QQ gift to Francis Gurry WIPO Director General.