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.
State Council Clears Patent Law Amendments, Forwards to NPC, Patent Linkage Is Not Referenced ….
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. […]
State Council Legislative Affairs Office Releases NCA Draft of Copyright Law for Public Comment
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 […]
Putting It Together: Some English Language Resources on Copyright Developments
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.