Taiwan Promotes Intellectual Property at Frankfurt Book Fair | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) is holding 110 events at the Frankfurt Book Fair to promote the country’s published works, announced Thursday (October 20th).

According to the TAICCA, Taiwan’s main asset for the international dissemination of its intellectual property was its creative freedom, reflecting various universal values.

At the Oct. 19-23 event, Taiwan will have 92 publishers spread across the Asia Pavilion, Comics Pavilion and Arts+ area, CNA reported. The concept of the country’s pavilion is inspired by hair salons with their neon lights and mirrors.

Women’s books, award-winning publications, and graphic novels with international potential figured prominently in the Taiwanese offering. Public events will feature Taiwanese authors, promote publishing rights for intellectual property, and feature talks and music.

Taipei Book Fair Foundation Co-Founder Rex How (郝明義) was invited to share a platform with book fair general managers in Frankfurt, Madrid, Jerusalem and Conakry, Guinea to discuss the future of the sector. At the Ukraine pavilion, it will highlight the cooperation between Taiwan’s Locus Publishing and Ukrainian online bookseller Yakaboo, which resulted in a book on President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Angela C. Hale