China’s institutional reforms and what it means for resolving IP disputes

Following the launch of the plan, the 14th National People’s Congress of China passed the institutional reform of the State Council. The functions of CNIPA and the SAMR are now coordinated. But what does this reform mean for dispute resolution, particularly arbitration?

Is Patent Marking the Patent Owner’s Right or Statutory Duty? – A comparative study of U.S. and Chinese Laws in Recovering Damages Prior to Litigation

Patent marking refers to the act of a patent owner printing or including the relevant patent number on the goods she sells. Imagine that a patentee is selling her products in the United States and China. She obtained patents in both countries but did not mark the goods with paten

Legal regulations on the counterfeiting of social media accounts

How to define the legal attributes of social media accounts? How to regulate the behavior of counterfeiting social media accounts? The author will discuss the above issues in combination with the legislative dynamics, judicial practice, and digital risk protection practice.

Patent infringement liability insurance: the application of professional liability

The paper takes views of patent infringement liability insurance to bring up issues on the professional liability of the legal opinion.

Condition Applicable to Suspended Hearing of Trademark Administrative Cases

This article will start from different trademark case procedures, combined with legal provisions, administrative policies and trademark practices, and give a general introduction to the application of the suspension of trial of trademark administrative cases.