Supreme People’s Court, Opinion on Several Issues Concerning the Thorough Implementation of the State Intellectual Property Strategy
Overlap between IP and unfair competition tackled.
Issue: April 2009
CLP Reference: 5100/09.03.30
Promulgated: 30 March 2009
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specialised intellectual property trial court
Published: March 30 2009
Main Contents: The Opinion suggests
increasing liability for compensation for malicious
infringement, repeated infringement, large-scale infringement
and other such serious forms of infringement (Article 5).
Patent rights shall be protected in accordance with the law
based on national conditions and guided by the requirements of
the state strategy. The guidance function of intellectual
property judicial policy in scientific and technological
innovation activities shall be enhanced while balancing the
interests of rights holders, users and the public (Article
When effectively responding to the challenges posed
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