Draft Amendment to the Patent Law (Draft sent for approval) released for Public advices, focusing on protecting the patentees' legitimate rights and interests

UpdateTime:2016-12-17 10:15:09 Read:


             Recently, Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council released "Draft Amendment to the Patent Law of people's republic of china (Draftsent for approval)" (hereinafter, "Draft") and its description to solicit public advices.

             According to the relevant person in charge of the Law Department of the State Intellectual Property Office, the Draft contains 33 articles with substantive amendments and a new chapter of “Implementation and Application of Patents”, among which 18 articles are amended, 14 articles are newly added and 1 article is deleted. Further, 4 articles are revised with adaptive text modification or adjustment.