Category: USPTO

Counting and Discounting Patents – The USPTO Study on Patenting Activity in 5G

USPTO released a study on February 15, 2022 entitled “Patenting Activity among 5G Technology Developers”.
The Report uniquely “examines overall patenting trends as well as trends in patent filings and value indicators in the four most-patented 5G-related technologies. The Report does not fully consider China’s role as a major patent office in evaluating the quality of filings.

Draft Judicial Interpretation on Patent Linkage Released by SPC

The Supreme People’s Court issued the its draft patent linkage Judicial Interpretation, the “Provisions on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Civil Cases Involving Drug Marketing Review and Approval of Patent” (Draft for Solicitation of Comments)” The deadline for submission of comments on the JI is Dec. 14. The JI sets up a possible jurisdictional battle between the courts and administrative agencies in adjudicating patent linkage cases.

A Webinar Roundup

On September 15, 2020, USPTO is sponsoring a free webinar on “Safeguarding Trade Secrets in China’s China’s Changing IP Landscape” from 9:00-11:00 AM  EST.  Information is available here.  Speakers include Jerry Xia, […]