Explosive Litigation Growth Continues in IP in China

Every year, at the time of the National Peoples Congress, the Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate report on IP developments.  Usually, the data is sketchy and must wait until the end of April, during IPR week (around April 26). Here’s what we know so far:  According to the speech given by ShengJun Wang, the president of the SPC, in 2011, the courts at all level concluded a total of 66,000 cases of first instance Intellectual property, which grew by 37.7% over the same period of last year.

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