Following our last blog post, there have been numerous additional developments in the PRC IP space around World Intellectual Property Day. Those developments include the following press conferences and reports on the IP protection condition and identification of certain IP model cases in 2020:
- On April 22, 2021, the Shandong Higher People’s Court held a press conference, issued 10 model cases for IP judicial protection and 10 model cases for IP administrative protection https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/YFwtu16hE6-3BqOv54Gu_Q.
- On April 23, 2021, the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the State Taxation Administration, the State Administration for Market Regulation, and the National Radio and Television Administration jointly issued the “Administrative Measures for Online Live Marketing (Trial)”. The Measures will officially become effective on May 25, 2021 http://www.cac.gov.cn/2021-04/22/c_1620670982794847.htm; http://www.cac.gov.cn/2021-04/22/c_1620670982951092.htm.
- On April 25, 2021, the Supreme People’s Court issued a Summary of the Annual Report on Intellectual Property Cases of the Supreme People’s Court (2020) https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/Xpo4EZcbgjzChSHxqp9pIQ.
- On April 25, 2021, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate issued a report on the actions of the IP procuratorate in 2020 and released 12 model cases https://www.spp.gov.cn/spp/xwfbh/wsfbt/202104/t20210425_516525.shtml#1.
- On April 25, 2021, the National Intellectual Property Administration issued a white paper on the 2020 IP protection condition https://www.cnipa.gov.cn/art/2021/4/25/art_53_158744.html.
- On April 25, 2021, the Hangzhou Intermediate People’s Court held a press conference, summarized the IP judicial protection condition in 2020 and released 10 model cases https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/qKysps2W8V4iRLTvuyoERA.
- On April 25, 2021, the Shanghai Pudong District People’s Court held a press conference, issued a white paper on foreign IP judicial services and released 10 model cases on foreign IP judicial protection https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/QZFO8Tue8DlhiPBXxdL44Q; https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/3ou9YzyHjwTUxpKW1eUghQ.