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Decision of the Supreme People’s Court on Amendments to the Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law to the Trial of Patent Dispute Cases

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Year of current version:2013
Date of entry into force of original text:April 15, 2013
Date of Text (Published):February 25, 2013
Type of Text:IP Jurisprudence
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This Decision added a new paragraph to Article 2 (relating to the jurisdiction over the patent disputes of first instance) of the Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Dispute Cases.

The said paragraph states that the Supreme People’s Court may, depending on actual circumstances, designate basic people’s courts to exercise jurisdiction over first-instance trials of patent dispute cases.
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Chinese

最高人民法院关于修改《最高人民法院关于审理专利纠纷案件适用法律问题的若干规定》的决定 最高人民法院关于修改《最高人民法院关于审理专利纠纷案件适用法律问题的若干规定》的决定, Complete document (pdf) [233 KB]

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Decision of the Supreme People’s Court on Amendments to the Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law to the Trial of Patent Dispute Cases Decision of the Supreme People’s Court on Amendments to the Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law to the Trial of Patent Dispute Cases, Complete document (pdf) [11 KB]

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