People have complained that IP creates a monopoly which causes some social issues such as the affordability of patented pharmaceutical drugs. However, we can see this argument from the following aspects.
To enforce a foreign judgment in China, the average length of proceedings is 584 days, the court costs are no more than 2.2% of the amount in controversy or 500 CNY, and the attorney’s fees are, on average, 7.6% of the amount in controversy.
Judge Shen Hongyu of China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) talked about the SPC's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nov. 2020, and introduced cross-border dispute resolution in the post-pandemic era.
In 2019, the Chinese courts have heard a total of 30 cases concerning the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards.
In its fifth year of implementation, the Law Against Domestic Violence is expected to play a more effective role in protecting the victims of domestic violence.
Deepen Interregional Judicial Assistance, Uphold and Improve the “One Country, Two Systems” Principle - Comments on the Supplemental Arrangement on the Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between the Mainland and the HKSAR
The Supplemental Arrangement on the Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong SAR (2020) provides detailed interpretation on reciprocal enforcement of arbitral awards, and further refines the interregional judicial assistance system.
Asian Business Law Institute (ABLI) has recently published a quantitative analysis based on CJO's Case List, focusing on applications to recognize and enforce foreign judgments in China.
China's newly revised Law on the Protection of Minors has added the prevention and handling mechanism for school bullying and child sexual assault, as well as established an information inquiry system of offenders with potential risks to minors.