China: Administrative arbitration of patent infringement disputes progresses steadily in the first half of 2021
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During the first half of 2021, intellectual property offices across China steadily advanced the administrative resolution of patent infringement disputes. By focusing on key areas online and offline, important times and key links of May 1 and the Dragon Boat Festival, the offices fostered greater synergy by pooling the governance workforce of the patent infringements and have achieved successful results. A total of 13,800 patent infringement administrative litigation cases were filed in different regions. Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Shanghai, Sichuan, Fujian, Hebei, Beijing, Shandong and Henan rank among the top in terms of the number of cases filed in China.
Then, the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) will continue to thoroughly implement the demands of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council for the comprehensive strengthening of IPR protection and deployment of IPRs. work to strengthen the administrative resolution of intellectual property infringement disputes. It will coordinate all localities, take the construction of demonstration areas for administrative patent adjudication as its main task, improve guidance and increase administrative adjudication capacities throughout the system. In doing so, CNIPA will better serve the economic and social development of the country and provide a solid guarantee for the application of the new development philosophy, the creation of a new development model and the promotion of quality development.
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