Supreme People's Court recently released a judicial Interpretation concerning the application of Law in the trial of disputes over infringement of patent rights.

It is the second time that the Supreme Court released judicial interpretation of Patent Law since 2009, which concerned the judging criteria for patent infringement. A total of 31 articles has been implemented since April 1,2016, covering key issues in patent judicial practices such as the interpretation of patent claim, indirect infringement, standard implementation defense, proof of legal origin, ceasing the acts of infringement, calculation of the amount of compensation, the influence of invalid patent on infringement proceeding, etc

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