Revision to the Guidelines for Patent Infringement Determination by the Beijing High People’s Court

(Author: Mr. GAO Dong & Ms. GU Xueni; Source: WAN HUI DA)

On April 20, 2017, the Beijing High People’s Court issued a newly revised “Guidelines for Patent Infringement Determination” (“the Guidelines”) in three languages (i.e. Chinese, English and Japanese). The Guidelines has six sections, including determination of protection scope of invention and utility model, determination of infringement of invention and utility model, determination of protection scope of design patent, determination of infringement of design patent, determination of patent infringement activities, and defense of patent infringement. In addition to the . . .

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