Fifth Draft of IP Abuse Guideline Rules of SAIC Completed: How Soon Can the Public Review and Comment?

According to a press release of the National IP Strategy office of today (Aug. 15, 2012), the fifth draft of the IP Abuse Guidelines of SAIC has now been completed, with significant changes from the prior drafts. This Chinese language article notes that due to an absence of cases in this area in China to date, there has been insufficient understanding of IP abuse and it may not be ripe to release these guidelines.  However, this year’s meeting of the Experts Organization of the State Council Antimonopoly Committee viewed the guidelines as necessary. Continue reading