PRELIMINARY INJUNCTON – AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR PATENT ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS IN CHINA

(Aauthor: Chuanhong Long, Guoxu Yang; Source: CCPIT)

To combat patent infringements in China, the Chinese Patent Law set up at least three types of remedies for patent holders, namely, preliminary injunction, permanent injunction and damages. Compared with other two, preliminary injunction sometimes may be more desirable by the patent holder as the infringement could be stopped earlier and further losses of the patent holder be avoided. However, the situation so far is that a preliminary injunction usually is difficult to be granted by the Chinese courts.

The major reasons why the . . .

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