IP Practice: “Announces White Paper on Judicial Protection of IP Rights in 2016”
We are pleased to announce the August 2017 issue of Sonderhoff & Einsel China IP Newsletter.
On April 27, 2017, the China Supreme People’s Court announced in the “Current Situation of Judicial Protection of IP Rights by the Supreme People’s Court (2016)” (“White Paper”), ten court decisions and 50 other representative court decisions regarding the judicial protection of IP rights. The Court’s White Paper provides an overview of the current judicial protection of IP rights in China, and hints at how such protection will be apportioned in the future.
Our newsletter focuses on four key Court decisions which deals with the patent production process, product manuals and instructions for maintenance as publication of prior art, disclosure of use and/or effect for chemical product patent applications, and specifications for gene sequence inventions.
For details, please check the following PDF.