China to introduce more measures on IPR protection

Added On July 19, 2019

According to a statement released after a State Council executive meeting, the country will continue to strengthen law enforcement for IPR protection, actively advance the revision of relevant laws and regulations, and improve the quality and efficiency of IPR examination.

Legitimate rights and interests of all market entities shall be protected on an equal footing.
China will speed up the formulation and improvement of relevant standards for identifying patent, trademark, copyright infringement and counterfeiting, strengthen its campaign against IPR violations, and impose heavy penalties on all types of breaches.
The country will also strengthen international cooperation on IPR protection and support companies in obtaining and protecting IPRs abroad.
Meanwhile, China will step up the development of intelligent systems for patent examination and trademark registration.
Efforts will be made to reduce the examination period for high-value patents and trademark registration.