Lawyer who secured Beijing iPhone sales ban explains why administrative injunctions are big threat in China 30 Jun 16
When news broke that an injunction had been ordered against Apple in Beijing, the initial instinct of some observers was that while the case was a PR knock for the US company, there wasn’t much for the company to worry about. After all, the ban was promptly stayed by the Beijing IP Court, which will next consider Apple’s appeal, and the right in question – a design patent – would not have been substantively examined before registration. But in an exclusive interview with IAM Andy Yang, of Beijing-based law firm Wis & Weals, who represents plaintiff Shenzhen Baili, has revealed that his client’s design patent has already survived a validity challenge by an Apple affiliate.
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