One-stop-shop Chinese IP Resources

[Compiled by Arthur Yuan, with more to come]

IP types

Legislation/Regulation

Supreme People’s Court’s Interpretation/Guidelines

Others

Patent

Patent law (2008)

 

 

 

Implementing Regulations (2010)

 

 

 

Examination Guidelines (2010) 

(due to the size of it, the download is dividied into part 1 and part 2). 

 

 

    (Chinese Original) Interpretation of some Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in teh Trial of Disputes over Infringement of Patent Rights (2016) (English translation *Courtesy of Beijing EastIP Law Firm)  
    (Chinese original) Revision of Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Disputes over Infringement of Patent Rights (2/1/2015)  (English translation (source))  
     
   

Several Provisions of the Supreme People's Court on Issues Relating to Application of Law to Adjudication of Cases of Patent Disputes (2001)

 
      State Intellectual Property Office English website
       
Trademark Trademark Law (2013)    
  Trademark law (2001)    
  Regulations for the Implementation of Trademark law (2001)    
  Rules for Trademark Review and Adjudication (2002)    
  Provisions on Recognition and Protection of Well-Known Trademarks (2003)    
    Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on the Relevant Issues concerning the Scope of Jurisdiction and the Scope of Application of Laws for Hearing Trademark Cases after the Implementation of the Decision for Amending the Trademark Law (2014)  
    Interpretation of the Supreme People's Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law to the Trial of Cases of Civil Disputes over the Protection of Famous Trademarks (2009)  
    Provisions on Trial of Cases of Civil Disputes over Trademark Conflicts and Prior Right (2008)  
   

Interpretation by the Supreme People's Court of the Issues Relating to Application of Law to Pre-trial Suspension of Acts of Infringement of Exclusive Right to Use Trademarks and to Evidence Preservation (2002)

 
   

Interpretations of the Supreme People's Court of Several Issues Concerning the Application of the Law to the Trial of Civil Dispute Cases Involving Trademarks (2002)

 
    Interpretation by the Supreme People`s Court of the Issues Relating to Jurisdiction over and Scope of Application of Law to the Hearing of Trademark Cases (2002)  
    Opinions on Resolution of Several Issues Concerning Trademarks and Enterprise Names (1999)  
      Trademark office of the State Administration for Industry & Commerce English website
       
Copyright Copyright law (2010)    
  Regulations for the Implementations of Copyright law (2002)    
  Provisions on the Implementations of International Copyright Treaties (1992)    
  Regulations on Computer Software Protection (2001)    
   

 

Beijing Higher People's Court's Guiding Opinions on Several Issues Relating to Cases of Network Copyright Dispute (2010) 

   

Interpretation by the Supreme People's Court of Several Issues Relating to Application of Law to Trial of Cases of Civil Disputes over Copyright (2002) 

 
      Copyright Office Website (Chinese only at this time)

 

 

Library Resources

The list of books is part of the collection of titles on Chinese intellectual property issues in Chinese, with some (about 30) in English at the John Marshall Law School Library. The CIPRC is grateful to the generous and continuing donations of books from the State Intellectual Property Office of People's Republic of China and JMLS alumni in China. These titles are available in the John Marshall Law School library.  Please also feel free to conduct a keyword search on the search bar.

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