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China's new patent law: the big picture

Jun 10, 2021

The Fourth Amendment to China's Patent Law will become effective as of June 1st, 2021.

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GUIDANCE FROM CHINA’S SUPREME COURT IN LIGHT OF PUNITIVE DAMAGES ON INTENTIONAL IPR INFRINGEMENT

Mar 31, 2021

The Supreme People's Court promulgated a new Judicial Interpretation (“JI”) on the Application of Punitive Damages to the Trial of Civil Cases of Infringement of Intellectual Property Right on Marc

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Patent Term Extension in China

Mar 10, 2021

In China, since 1993 the term of a patent for invention (equivalent to utility patent) has been 20 years.

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Introduction to the Fourth Amendment to the China Patent Law

Dec 21, 2020

On October 17, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“SCNPC”) promulgated the Fourth Amendment to the China Patent Law (“CPL”), which will come into effect on June 1, 2021

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The Supreme People’s Court of China Granted The Anti-suit Injunctions in SEP Disputes for The First Time

Oct 26, 2020

On August 28, 2020, the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) granted anti-suit injunctions involving three Chinese standard essential patents (SEPs) owned by Conversant.

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Xiaojun Guo, Kaifang Wang
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Playing on words? Dancing between “gaming” and “gambling” inventions

Sep 20, 2020

Article 5, paragraph 1 of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China stipulates that no patent right shall be granted for any invention-creation that is contrary to the laws.

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Introduction to the recent Draft Amendments to Patent Law

Aug 24, 2020

On June 20, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) published its 2020 version of draft amendments to Patent Law (2020 version) for comment.

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Recent Development of patent litigation in China

Jul 23, 2020

As one of the youngest patent systems in the world, China's patent system and policies are developing rapidly and already have an increasingly strong influence globally. On the eve of the 20th Worl

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