The Supreme People's Court issued the white paper on intellectual property protection by Chinese Courts (2015). The summarized points and statistics are as follows.

  1. In 2015, the number of patent cases increased remarkably. Among them, 11,607 were first instance civil cases, up 20.3% year on year; 1,721 were first instance administrative cases, up 219.29% year on year.
  2. In 2015, the number of concluded administrative cases involving foreign parties increased remarkably. 4,348 first instance administrative cases involving foreign parties were concluded, up 124.60% year on year, while 1,327 first instance civil cases involving foreign parties were concluded, down 22.67% year on year.
  3. All courts pay attention to the mediation of intellectual property civil cases before and during the litigation. 63.12% of IP first instance civil cases were withdrawn , and 28.26% of second instance civil cases were withdrawn after mediation. 

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Source: http://www.china.com.cn/legal/2016-04/21/content_38294352.htm