Although many of the proposed changes in China’s patent law amendments are welcome, the draft amendments also present a difficult choice in two key areas: (a) patent administrative enforcement and (b) punitive […]
It is impossible to talk about structural issues in China’s IP regime and its impact upon foreigners without addressing the lack of a comprehensive approach to “bad faith” activities in all its […]
As reported by zhichanli, CNIPA (the new agency formed from SIPO, SAIC and AQSIQ’s – IP authorities within the State Administration for Market Regulation) held a news conference on January 10 to […]
Thanks to the Anjie Law Firm, attached please find an unofficial line-by-line translation of the draft patent law amendments, which were briefly discussed here. Comments are due February 3, China time.
The National People’s Congress has released a public comment draft of the long-awaited revised patent law on its website . Here is the draft itself, and here are the official explanations on the draft […]
A Federal Circuit with Chinese Characteristics? – The Launch of China’s New National Appellate IP Court 中国特色的联邦巡回上诉法院？
On December 27, 2018, the Supreme People’s Court released the Provisions on Certain Issues of the IP Court (the “Provisions”), and the Standing Committee of the NPC announced a first round name […]