The Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC brought up the order of “Exploring to Establish the Intellectual Property Court” in the Decision of CPC Central Committee on Several Major Issues Concerning Comprehensively Deepening Reforms. On June 6, 2014, Leading Team for Comprehensively Deepening Reforms of the Central Committee approved several plans including the Project of Establishing Intellectual Property Court on its third meeting. The specific settings of the IP Court make reference to the suggestions from many experts. Mr. Perry Wu Yang, President of Liu, Shen & Associates, Delegate of National People’s Congress and President of All-China Patent Attorneys Association had specifically advised to establish IP Appeal Court or IP Circuit Court of Appeals in China and to set Committee of Experts in the IP Appeal Court; to establish IP Intermediate Courts in Provinces and Municipalities; in addition to establish IP grass-roots Courts in high-incidence areas of IP cases, most courts of grass-roots level only set IP tribunals.

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