China to Implement Stricter Punitive Compensation System to Combat Trademark Infringement

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Shen Changyu, the head of the National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA), while speaking at the 10th China Intellectual Property Annual Conference in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, stated that China is seeking to implement a strict intellectual property protection system .

According to him, China will conduct a stricter punitive compensation system to combat trademark infringement and step up efforts to crack down on malicious trademark registration, as well as pushing forward patent law revision and building a compensation system for medicine patent protection.

China is reportedly expected to extend the design patent protection period and improve intellectual property review quality and efficiency.


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