SAIC Issued the Measures of Oral Hearing on Trademark Reviews
On 22 January 2017, to ascertain the truth in trademark reviews, in accordance with the China Trademark Law, Implementing Regulations of the Trademark Law, and Rules of Trademark Review and Adjudication, the State Administration for Industry & Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (SAIC) released the Measures of Oral Hearing on Trademark Reviews (Exposure Draft), which is open to public advices and suggestions.
China to release judicial interpretation regarding trademark cases
On Jan 11, 2017, the Supreme People's Court held a press conference on the judicial interpretation in relation to the grant and definition of trademark rights, released the rel
Draft Amendment to the Patent Law (Draft sent for approval) released for Public advices, focusing on protecting the patentees' legitimate rights and interests
Recently, Legislative Affairs Officeof the State Councilreleased"Draft Amendment to the Patent Law of people's republic of china (Draftsent for approval)" (hereinafter, "Draft"
Patent Reexamination Board concludedthe
On October 20, 2016, the Patent Reexamination Board published on its WeChat public number the decision of "Sogou v. Baidu Patent Invalidation Dispute" (whic
Patent Reexamination Board remotely heard a case of request for invalidation for the first time
On September 23, 2016, the Patent Reexamination Board remotely heard a case of request for invalidation for the first time.The involved patent is a utility model patent.Both parties and their agents i
Top Ten Cases of Request for Invalidation/Reexamination in the Year of 2015
Patent Reexamination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office selected the top ten cases of request invalidation/reexamination in the year of 2015, and published the result in the openday held
Top 10 Novel Intellectual Property Cases in Beijing Courts in the Year of 2015
Case 1: Unfair Competition Dispute in Sogou v. Qihoo on Blocking Browser Installation and SettingsCase 2: Unfair Competition Dispute Regarding HiWifi Blocking Video AdvertisementsCase 3: Design Patent
Patent Reexamination Board decides to immediately Publish Decisions on Cases of Request for Invalidation
In order to ensure the promptness of the information publicity, the Patent Reexamination Board decides to open a site column “Publication of Decisions of Invalidation Cases” on its website to immediat