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.
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. […]