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TIPO’s Director General WANG Mei-hua appointed to Vice Minister of the MOEA on July 1, 2016

  • Date Posted:2016-08-08
TIPO’s Director General WANG Mei-hua appointed to Vice Minister of the MOEA on July 1, 2016
TIPO’s Director General WANG Mei-hua appointed to Vice Minister of the MOEA on July 1, 2016

On July 1, 2016, TIPO’s Director General WANG Mei-hua was appointed to Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA). Ms. WANG took up the role as TIPO’s Director General on December 3, 2007. During her tenure, DG WANG was dedicated to amending the Patent Act, the Trademark Act, the Copyright Act, the Trade Secrets Act, and other IPR-related laws and regulations. She spared no effort to promote international exchanges and cooperation and succeeded in establishing PPH partnerships with the US, Japan, Korea, and Spain, PDX partnerships with Japan and Korea, as well as partnership with Japan on mutual recognition of deposit of biological materials.


Vice Minister WANG now supervises key affairs involving business management, international cooperation, review of appeals, intellectual property, standards and inspection, international trade, as well as trade negotiations.


Deputy Director General HONG Shu-ming now leads TIPO as Acting Director General.