New Draft Trademark JI on Trademark Administrative Litigation Published for Public Comment

On October 14, 2014, the Supreme People’s Court published a draft judicial interpretation for public comment: “Regulations of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Issues Related to Trials of Administrative Cases Involving the Grant and Confirmation of Trademark Rights.” (最高人民法院关于审理商标授权确权行政案件若干问题的规定).  This is one of two planned JI’s to implement the revised trademark law. The second JI will consider trademark infringement matters. Comments on this draft are due by November 15.

Attached is a  the translation of this draft JI for public comment, provided by Joe Simone of Simone IP Services.