A senior IP academic has revealed that China’s Supreme People’s Court (SPC) will soon formally recommend the establishment of a national IP appeals court. The comments, made by Professor Wu Handong at an IP forum in Chengdu, were related by USPTO senior China counsel Mark Cohen on his blog. They signal the strongest indication to date that China’s top judicial policymakers consider the country’s experiment with specialised IP courts a success - and that is very good news for patent plaintiffs.

Want to read more?

Register to access two of our subscriber-only articles per month

Subscribe for unlimited access to articles, in-depth analysis and research from the IAM experts

Already registered? Log in

What our customers are saying

IAM explores how businesses can leverage IP rights as real assets beyond their traditional use. As the magazine addresses IP management issues without overly dwelling on legal matters, I consider it an eminently useful reference for innovative business executives.

Dr Frank Cuypers
Consulting actuary
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Benefits

Subscribe to receive access to the full range of premium business intelligence, insights and analysis, as well as our IP directories, guides and daily news.

Why subscribe?