The SPC targets indirect patent infringers


May 5, 2016
The latest judicial interpretation on patent disputes extends indirect liability, clarifies the rights of resellers of infringing goods, emphasizes FRAND principles in SEP injunctions and elevates the authority of PRB invalidations. 最高人民法院的最新司法解释扩大了间接责任范围,阐明经销商的权利、强调 SEP 禁令的FRAND 准则,并增强专利复审委员会的失效决定权。

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The Supreme People’s Court (SPC) has issued a second judicial interpretation (JI) on patent disputes that further impacts the ways in which IP owners can exert their rights in China.

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