China continues legislating with proposed patent examination guidelines and revised plant variety protection rules. Non-official translations of both documents are available here. The legislative process involved in both these documents has deviated somewhat form prior models.
According to the official central Chinese government website, on December 5, 2018, Premier Li Keqiang chaired a State Council meeting which cleared the long awaited proposed draft of the patent law amendments. […]
On June 6, 2014 the State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO) released the entire draft and explanation of the copyright law revision that had previously been submitted by the National Copyright Administration (NCA) to […]
The following are some English language reference materials for those who are closely following Chinese copyright developments, which can also be useful for those attending Fordham’s conference on July 25.