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China launches test run of its new patent linkage registration platform: what you need to know

Following amendments to China's Patent Law in October 2020, China will shortly launch a new patent linkage system for pharmaceutical patents. In order to use the system, holders...

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Life sciences and health care horizons 2021

Companies in the life sciences and health care industry navigated unparalleled challenges in 2020. The pandemic forced the development and adoption of new technologies and innovations...

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Patent Litigation 2021 guide Chambers and Partners

A cross-border team contributed to the Chambers and Partners "Patent Litigation 2021" guide.


SEP battlefields in the post Unwired Planet vs Huawei era: a shift to China?
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With the ever increasing economic importance of technical standards for both industrial and consumer products, Standard Essential Patents ("SEPs") and SEP litigation continue to...


China’s new Amended Patent Law and Draft Implementation Rules – all that was expected and more to come

On 17 October 2020, China's NPC adopted amendments to the Patent Law, which will take effect on 1 June 2021. The highlights are the adoption of a patent linkage system, a patent term...


China: new Draft Patent Law– what to expect and what not to expect

On 6 July 2020, China's National People’s Congress (NPC) released its latest Draft Patent Law for public comment (English translation available upon request), proposing, amongst...


China publishes IP Action Plan under China-US Trade Deal: what's new and how will it affect you?
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The Phase 1 Trade Agreement between the USA and China was welcomed as a breakthrough in the long-standing trade conflict between the two nations, establishing a trade armistice, and...


China Breaks New Ground with Foreign Investment Law-Related Intellectual Property (IP) Reform
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In a recent move involving both the Chinese legislature (the National People's Congress) and the executive branch (the State Council), China has overhauled two of its most important...


Shanghai IP Court innovates with a “partial judgment” on patent infringement

Earlier this year, the Shanghai IP Court (“Court”) handed down an interesting judgment in a patent infringement case between a French car parts manufacturer and three Chinese...

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