Publications

China Finally Clamps Down on Facial Recognition Technology

– August 2021

Do Invention and UM Patents Filed on the Same Day Rise and Fall Together?

– August 2021

What is the difference between an Invention Patent and a Utility Model Patent?

– August 2021

New Draft Patent Examination Guidelines are Available for Public Comment

– August 2021

China Top 10 Cases of 2020 – Winners’ Sun is truly a Winner: A Simple Selfie – Stick Utility Model Patent Crushes Infringers in China

– August 2021

Breaking: China Released New Implementation Measures for the New Patent Linkage System

– July 2021

China Top 10 Patent Re-Examination and Invalidation Cases of 2020 CNIPA Upholds Bayer’s Rivaroxaban Patent

– June 2021

CNIPA Releases Interim Measures for the Amended Chinese Patent Law Going Into Effect June 1, 2021

– May 2021

China Top 10 Cases of 2020 – CNIPA Upholds Second Medical Use Patent from University of Bordeaux

– May 2021

China’s Newest Examination Guidelines: Inventive Step for Biological / Life Science Inventions (Part III)

– April 2021

China’s Newest Examination Guidelines: Novelty and Inventive Step for Compounds (Part II)

– April 2021

China’s Newest Examination Guidelines: Post-Filing Supplemental Data (Part I)

– April 2021

China Adds Europe as a Searching Authority for PCT Applications

– February 2021

A Detailed Dive into China’s New Patent Term Extension Provisions

– December 2020

China Releases Details on Patent Term Extension, Deferred Examination and More in the Latest Draft Implementation Rules of the New Chinese Patent Law

– December 2020

China Releases Draft Examination Guidelines for the new Patent Law

– December 2020

How Will Civil Cases Work Under The Patent Linkage Provision In The New Chinese Patent Law?

– November 2020

New Guidelines! How to Apply China’s Criminal Law in IP Infringement

– November 2020

Narrow Claim Scope of a Chinese Utility Model Patent Fuels Design-Arounds by Failing to Curb Competing Products: Learning from a 2019 China’s Top 50 Representative IP Case

– October 2020

Breaking News: China passes Fourth Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law

– October 2020

China Forges Ahead with Draft Measures for New Patent Linkage System

– October 2020

US Patent Fees will increase effective on October 2nd

– September 2020

How Far Can an Employer Reach to Own Employee-made “Service Inventions”?

– August 2020

Polymorph Patents in China: What is the Standard for Inventiveness for New Crystal Forms?

– July 2020

China Top 50 Case of 2019: How a Functional Feature is Construed Greatly Impacts Protection Scope

– July 2020

Breaking News: Newest Draft Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law Available for Public Comment

– July 2020

How the Chinese Court Criminally Sentences Employees that Steal Trade Secrets: 2019 China’s Top 50 Representative IP Cases

– June 2020

2019 CHINA TOP 10 IP CASE: VALEO V. LUCAS, FUKE, & CHEN

– June 2020

The Latest on Post-Filing Data in China’s Patent Law

– April 2020

China Provides Specific Directions to Strengthen Patent / Technology Protection from 2020 to 2021

– April 2020

Diagnostic Claims in China

– January 2020

Hong Kong Launches New Original Grant Patent System

– December 2019

AI, Big Data, and Blockchain – CNIPA seeks public comment on draft patent examination guidelines

– November 2019

Major and Exciting Changes to China’s Patent Law on the Horizon

– February 2019

Happy Lunar New Year!

– January 2019

Finally a unified “Court of Appeal” for technology IP in China

– January 2019

Can several alternate groups in a Markush claim be arbitrarily deleted during invalidation?

– December 2018

No % homology?  How to craft allowable claim scope around sequences to comply with China’s strict written description requirements

– November 2018

Can post-filing data showing unexpected technical effect be used to overcome inventive step if the specification contains no data but asserts the unexpected technical effect?

– November 2018

Is it Sufficient to Claim an Antibody only by Describing its Antigen?

– November 2018

Foreign companies transferring IP out of China: things to know

– October 2018

China IP Developments in Biotech/Pharma
New Policies to Promote Importation of Innovative Drugs

– October 2018

After Final Consideration Pilot 2.0 Extended for Another Year

– October 2018

USPTO harmonizes with US courts by adopting the court’s standard for interpreting claim scope

– October 2018

Prior Art Will Be Easier to Find due to creation of a new Prior Art Archive by Google, Cisco, MIT, and USPTO

– October 2018

How do foreign parties really fare in Chinese patent litigation?

– May/June 2018

Restructuring of SIPO Explained: To Facilitate Unified Law Enforcement and Avoid Separate Administration

– April 2018

SIPO to Continue Digital Advancement

– March 2018

Patent Protection: Are Patents Enforceable in China

– February 2018

Standard-Essential Patent in China Now Have Better Protection

– July 2017

Normal Consumer is Now the Standard for Determination of Infringement on Design Patents

– July 2017

Renting Products in China Now Constitutes Design Patent Infringement

– June 2017

New Guidelines for Patent Infringement Determination

– April 2017

Amendments to the Patent Examination Guidelines in China

– March 2017