Effective Approaches to Fight Patent Infringement in China

(Author: Guoxu Yang; Source: CCPIT)

Patent infringement happens frequently because many people lack awareness of patent protection or are driven by the interest of high profits. In China, there are two alternative routes to stop patent infringement: the judicial route and the administrative route.

The administrative route may take less money and time than the judicial route. The administrative authority in the administrative route, however, does not have the power to award damages but only to issue an injunction order, so its ability to combat patent infringement is relatively weak. So . . .

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