“The Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on Issues Concerning the Jurisdiction over Trademark Cases and Application of Law after the EntryInto Force of the Decision on Amending the Trademark Law,”was issued on March 25, 2014, and came into force on May 1, 2014.The judicial interpretation was formulated for the purpose of proper hearing of the People's Court on trademark cases regarding the jurisdiction and application of law.

The judicial interpretation sets out 12 types of trademark cases which shall be accepted by the People's Courts, such as disputes over trademark ownership, disputes over infringement of the exclusive right to use a trademark, disputes over the determination of non-infringement of the exclusive right to use a trademark, disputes over trademark agency contracts, and so forth. Among said trademark cases, those administrative cases arisen from dissatisfaction with the reexamination decision or adjudications made by the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board of the Administration for Industry and Commerce of the State Council (hereafter, the "Trademark Review and Adjudication Board"), and those cases concerning dissatisfaction with the specific trademark-related administrative actions conducted by the Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the related Intermediate People's Courts of the Beijing Municipality.

In addition, the interpretation further specifies the application of law for the trial of the People's Court regarding administrative litigation lodged by the parties after enforcement of the Trademark Law Amendment under different circumstances.