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
Keywords (click to search):
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 9).
When effectively responding to the challenges posed to...