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DRAFT PATENT ENFORCEMENT RULES
Dec. 2014 to Feb. 2015 China Bulletin

Faster Processing and Improved Online Enforcement:

On January 27, 2015, the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) released a revised draft of the Patent Administration Enforcement Rules (Rules) for public comment. The draft Rules are intended to improve procedures, reduce time required for litigation and improve enforcement against online infringers. Continue reading

INTERDIGITAL V. HUAWEI – EXCESSIVE ROYALTIES
April-May China Bulletin

On February 4, 2013, the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court issued two rulings in a patent licensing dispute between InterDigital and Huawei.  The Court decided that InterDigital abused its patent rights by requiring Huawei to pay “excessive” royalties for essential patents for mobile telephone technology and by tying standard essential patents with non-essential patents.  It referred to complaints InterDigital had filed with the ITC and the Delaware District Court in the U.S. in an attempt to ban Huawei from using the patents while negotiations to license the patents were ongoing. Continue reading