A judge has revealed that there are more than 20 standards essential patent (SEP) disputes pending before the Beijing IP Court. The court’s vice president Chen Jinchuan confirmed the figure at a press conference last Wednesday at which he shared key developments from the venue’s second full year of existence. That same day, a panel of his colleagues ruled against Sony Mobile, issuing an injunction against 35 products deemed to be infringing a Chinese company’s SEP.

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