The NPC passed China’s new blocking statute, the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law 中华人民共和国反外国制裁法 on June 10, 2021. The Law provides support for the delegation of power to enable lower-level agencies to implement sanctions measures. As the Law is vaguely worded, State Council agencies are likely to have considerable discretion in implementing it. Of particular concern to multinational companies, the Law also covers spouses and immediate family members as well as officers of listed sanctioned entities.
SPC President Zhou Qiang issued his 2015 Report on the Work of the the Supreme People’s Court to the National People’s Congress recently, and IP didn’t get much of coverage. However the […]
In a non-precedential opinion authored by Chief Judge Prost and released today, the Federal Circuit affirmed findings of non-infringement or invalidity in the five patents asserted by InterDigital in Certain Wireless Devices with […]
One of the hot on-going disputes on IP in China and the world is the relationship between standardization and intellectual property, particularly the role of standards essential patents (SEP’s) when a licensor […]