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SPC IP Tribunal Issues 7 Typical Cases - China Legal News

Sun, 24 Jan 2021
Categories: China Legal Trends



On Dec. 24, 2020, the Intellectual Property Tribunal of the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) held the event of “Introduction to Intellectual Property Tribunal”. During the event, the head of Intellectual Property Tribunal introduced what the tribunal has done in past two years and issued seven typical cases.

In particular, in a case confirming the nonexistence of infringement upon patent rights and standard-essential patents (SEPs) of Convinson and Huawei, the SPC Intellectual Property Tribunal rendered the first injunction order in the intellectual property field in China, and explored the daily penalty system, i.e., imposing fines on parties that fail to comply with the ruling on behavior preservation in the amount accumulating on a daily basis, which provides valuable experience for the exploration and practice of China’s injunction order system.

Contributors: Yanru Chen 陈彦茹

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