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Proposed changes to draft patent law further strengthen incentives to bring new drugs to China

On 6 July, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) published additional amendments to its draft patent law, which was first released in January 2019.As we reported at...

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China publishes IP Action Plan under China-US Trade Deal: what's new and how will it affect you?
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The Phase 1 Trade Agreement between the USA and China was welcomed as a breakthrough in the long-standing trade conflict between the two nations, establishing a trade armistice, and...

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China's IP Court of Appeal sheds light on Plant Variety Rights in milestone SanHong pomelo case

China's IP Court of Appeal has recently handed down an important and long-awaited judgment in the SanHong pomelo Plant Variety Right ("PVR") infringement case. The judgment...

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China: looking back at 2019's main IP developments and looking forward at what 2020 may bring

2019 was an eventful year in the Chinese IP landscape, with a large number of major developments shaking up existing practice, and with important overhauls of laws and regulations. So far,...

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Standard Essential Patent Update – March 2020
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Hogan Lovells’s standard essential patent (SEP) updates report on recent SEP news and case decisions from around the globe. The March 2020 update includes reports from China, France,...

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The Foreign Investment Law Implementation Regulations come into force: but why all the last minute changes?

On December 31, 2019, the State Council of the People's Republic of China (the "PRC" or "China") promulgated the PRC Foreign Investment Law Implementation Regulations (the "Implementation...

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China to establish pharmaceutical patent linkage and restoration under U.S./China trade deal
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As part of the Phase One U.S./China trade agreement signed on Jan 15, 2020, China has agreed to establish pharmaceutical patent linkage and restoration, which, once implemented, would give...

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Dust unsettled? China's Supreme Court refines OEM jurisprudence in ground-breaking Honda judgment

The Chinese Supreme People's Court ("SPC") recently handed down its latest judgment on whether Original Equipment Manufacturing ("OEM") may constitute trademark...

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Standard Essential Patent Update – November 2019 (English, 日本語, 한국어)
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Hogan Lovells’s standard essential patent (SEP) updates report on recent SEP news and case decisions from around the globe, and are available in English, Korean, and Japanese. The...

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