The Latest Trend in Patent Litigation in China

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The Latest Trend in Patent Litigation in China
Start date Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12:00 PM
End date Tuesday, November 6, 2018 01:00 PM
CPD Points 1.0
Price Non Member £72.00 (Includes £12.00 VAT)
Member £48.00 (Includes £8.00 VAT)
Understanding the particular enforcement landscape in different jurisdictions is crucial to designing an effective patent filing and claim drafting strategy.  This talk gives an overview on patent litigation in China and illustrates through case examples the type of claims that are upheld or slammed down when asserted before the Chinese courts.  The first section of the talk will give an overview of the legal framework, court systems, remedies, and defence available in patent litigation.  The second half of the talk will review in more detail the recent patent cases that are in the headline, with a focus on claim construction issues.  These cases include the view of the Supreme People's Court on Markush claim in the case of  Daiichi-Sankyo's patent, the Beijing Higher People's Court's judgment on indirect infringement in the case of Iwncomm v Sony, and series of input method litigation cases in Sogou v Baidu. 


Speaker information - Christine Yiu, Bird & Bird

Christine is an Intellectual Property partner based in Shanghai.

Her particular expertise is in technology litigation. She has a strong reputation for her ability to handle numerous complex, high value disputes with a cross-border element. 

Christine is an expert on the issue of FRAND resulting from the undertakings given by patent owners to various standard setting organisations as part of their IP policies, and advises international companies extensively on its development around the world.  She also has substantive experience with regulatory issues relating to inventor remuneration policy and technology transfer in China. 

Christine is well-connected with both the international and local legal communities in China. She is involved in a number of high-level EU-China IPR discussions between the Ministry of Commerce and the DG Trade of the European Commission in Brussels.  Christine also participated in meetings with the Supreme People's Court to discuss potential reform to the patent legislation and was frequently quoted by legal publications in China on IPR issues. 

She was ranked as one of the IP Stars by Managing IP in 2014 and 2015.  She also won the "Best for IP Litigation" category at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2015 and was recognised as one of the "Top 250 Women in IP 2016" by Managing IP.