The Supreme People's Court of China (SPC) published on 16 July 2014 the Decision on Amendments to Several Provisions of the Supreme People's Court of China on Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Dispute Cases (Draft for Public Comments).

The draft of the amendments, which mainly address some emerging issues identified in the course of trial practice of relevant cases over recent years, is available for public comments during a one-month period until 15 August 2014.

To voice their views about the draft amendments, members of the public may do so via email to zhuanliyijian@163.com or by mail to the Intellectual Property Tribunal Court of SPC. The draft amendments (Chinese version) are accessible at www.chinacourt.org