China’s New Draft Patent Law Has Innovation at Heart

Jan 10, 2019
| By Erick Robinson
Erick Robinson, Partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, Beijing and author of China Patent Blog dissects the recently published Draft of the Patent Law Amendments, and discusses the good, the bad and the not too ugly implication of the law, should it come into force, on patent litigation in China.

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On January 4, 2019, the National People’s Congress published a draft amendment to the Patent Law (the “Amendment”). The Amendment is open for public comments through February 3, 2019. This article summarizes the most important changes in the proposed Amendment. (See full text of the Amendment here.)

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