Book: China Patent Legal System and Practice


China Patent Legal System and Practice

  • Author: Zhang Chu , Xu Xingxiang
  • Publisher: Lexis
  • Promulgation Date: 2010-06-01
  • Language: English

Book Abstract

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China Patent Legal System and Practice

  • Author: Zhang Chu , Xu Xingxiang
  • Publisher: Lexis
  • Promulgation Date: 2010-06-01
  • Language: English

Book Abstract

(For more information and to read the sample chapter, please visit:
http://hk.lexiscn.com/book/en/book-catalog-1050.html)

It is always a big headache for multinational companies to handle patent issues in China. Due to the historical and social reasons, there is a big difference between China and international standards in the terms of patent legal system. China has made great efforts to reduce the gap, especially with the effectiveness of the revision of China Patent Law on Oct 1, 2009.
However: to what extent does the patent situation has been changed so far? How do we adjust our strategies to fit the new rules and regulations? How can we lean from others’ best practice to avoid risks and loses? LexisNexis’s newest China Patent Legal System and Practice will assist you well to find the answers.

Seven Compelling Reasons to Have This Book
1. Practical strategies of patent right protection in China
2. Abundant case studies close to your daily work
3. Timely information on the latest patent laws, regulations and rules
4. Easy manners of writing to comfort your reading experience
5. Notabilities’ experience sharing to enhance your confidence and capabilities
6. Tips for handling patent disputes efficiently and successfully
7. Systematic introduction assist you to have a down-toearth understanding of patent system in China

 

Table of Content
  • Chapter One The History of China’s Patent System and Legislation
    • 1.1 Protection of Inventions in Ancient China
    • 1.2 The Patent Legal System in Modern China
      • 1.2.1 The Qing Dynasty Period
      • 1.2.2 The Republic of China (ROC) period (1912-1949)
    • 1.3 The Patent system in China from the Establishment of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to 1978 (1949-1978)
    • 1.4 The Patent System in China After 1978
      • 1.4.1 The 1984 Patent Law
      • 1.4.2 The 1992 Patent Law
      • 1.4.3 The 2000 Patent Law
      • 1.4.4 The 2008 Patent Law
  • Chapter Two Holders of Patent Right
    • 2.1 Inventors versus Applicants
      • 2.1.1 Case Study
    • 2.2 Eligible Applicants of Patents
      • 2.2.1 Inventor or designer
      • 2.2.2 Case Study
      • 2.2.3 Entity or employer of inventors
      • 2.2.4 Case Study
      • 2.2.5 Assignee of patent application and patent right
      • 2.2.6 Case Study
  • Chapter Three Subject Matter of Patents
    • 3.1 Types of Patents
      • 3.1.1 Invention Patent
      • 3.1.2 Utility Model Patent
      • 3.1.3 Designs
      • 3.1.4 Case Study
    • 3.2 The substantive conditions for the patentability
      • 3.2.1 Novelty of the invention and utility model
      • 3.2.2 Case Study
      • 3.2.3 Inventiveness of the Invention and Utility Model
      • 3.2.4 Case Study
      • 3.2.5 Utility of Invention and Utility Model
      • 3.2.6 Case Study
    • 3.3 Objects for Which No Patent Right Shall be Granted
      • 3.3.1 Inventions-Creations Excluded from Patent Protection under Article 5 of China’s Patent Law
      • 3.3.2 Inventions-Creations Excluded from Patent Protection under Article 25 of China’s Patent Law
      • 3.3.3 Case Study
  • Chapter Four Scope of Patent Rights
    • 4.1 The Rights of the Patentee
      • 4.1.1 Mark Right
      • 4.1.2 Case Study
      • 4.1.3 Implementation of the Patent Right
    • 4.2 The Obligation of Patentees
      • 4.2.1 The Obligation of Paying Annual Fee
      • 4.2.2 The Obligation of Proper Exploitation of the Patent Right
    • 4. 3 The Restrictions on the Patent Right
      • 4.3.1 The Exhaustion of the Patent Right
      • 4.3.2 The Prior Exploitation of the Patent Right
      • 4.3.3 The Exploitation of the Patent Right on the Foreign Means of Transport Which Temporarily Passes Through China’s Borders
      • 4.3.4 The Exploitation of the Patent Right for Scientific Research and Experiment
      • 4.3.5 The Exemption of the Third Bona-fide Party’s Infringement of Patent Right
      • 4.3.6 Case Study
  • Chapter Five Issuance, Reexamination and Appeal of Patent Right
    • Introduction
    • 5.1 Patent Application
      • 5.1.1 Documents for Patent Application
      • 5.1.2 Determination of the Application Date
      • 5.1.3 Case Study
      • 5.1.4 The Principle of Singularity of a Patent Application
      • 5.1.5 Electronic Patent Application
      • 5.1.6 The Amendments to Patent Application
      • 5.1.7 Divisional Patent Application
      • 5.1.8 Withdrawal of Patent Application
    • 5.2 Examination of Patent
      • 5.2.1 Examination System
      • 5.2.2 Examination of Paten Application for an Invention
      • 5.2.3 Examination of the Patent Application for Utility Model
      • 5.2.4 Examination of the Patent Application for Design
      • 5.2.5 Examination of the International Application Entering National Phase
    • 5.3 Reexamination of Patent Application and Invalidation of Patent Right
      • 5.3.1 Patent Reexamination Board
      • 5.3.2 Reexamination Procedure
      • 5.3.3 Formal Examination
      • 5.3.4 Interlocutory Examination
      • 5.3.5 Reexamination Decisions
      • 5.3.6 Procedure for the Invalidation of Patent Right
      • 5.3.7 Case Study
    • 5.4 Administrative Reconsideration for Patent
      • 5.4.1 Similarities between Administrative Reconsideration of Patent Right, Reexamination of Patent Application, and Invalidation of Patent Right
      • 5.4.2 Differences between Administrative Reconsideration of Patent Rights, Reexamination of Patent Application and Invalidation of Patent Rights
      • 5.4.3 Administrative Reconsideration Proceedings for Patent Right
    • 5.5 Appeal
      • 5.5.1 Administrative Procedure for Patents
      • 5.5.2 Comparison Between Appeal and Administrative Reconsideration
      • 5.5.3 Scope of Appeal
      • 5.5.4 Jurisdiction and Parties of an Appeal
      • 5.5.5 Appeal Procedure
  • Chapter Six Protection of The Patent Right
    • Introduction
    • 6.1 Determining the Scope of the Patent Protection
      • 6.1.1 The Scope of Patent Protection for Invention and Utility Patents
      • 6.1.2 The Scope of Protection for Design Patents
      • 6.1.3 Case Study
    • 6.2 The Determination and Remedy of the Patent Law
      • 6.2.1 Acts of Patent Infringement
      • 6.2.2 Case Study
      • 6.2.3 Damages Caused by Infringement of Patent Rights
      • 6.2.4 Case Study
      • 6.2.5 The Principle of Attributing Liability for Patent Infringement
      • 6.2.6 Case Study
      • 6.2.7 Main Methods of Bearing Civil Liability of Patent Infringement
      • 6.2.8 Case Study
      • 6.2.9 The Burden of Proof for Patent Infringement
      • 6.2.10 Case Study
      • 6.2.11 The Administrative Protection of Patent Rights
  • Chapter Seven Patent Management and Practice for Enterprises
    • Introduction
    • 7.1 The Enterprise Patent Strategy
      • 7.1.1 Outline of the Enterprise Patent Strategy
      • 7.1.2 Introduction to Some Patent Strategies Commonly Used by Enterprises
      • 7.1.3 Introduction to Enterprise Patent Strategy in China
    • 7.2 The Patent Licensing
      • 7.2.1 The Nature of the Patent Licensing
      • 7.2.2 Types of Patent Licensing
      • 7.2.3 The Formation of a Patent Licensing Contract
      • 7.2.4 Patent Licensing Contracts and Anti-competitive Practices
    • 7.3 Retrieval of Patent Documentation
      • 7.3.1 Patent Documentation
      • 7.3.2 Patent Documentation Search
    • 7.4 The patent information analysis
      • 7.4.1 An overview of patent information analysis
      • 7.4.2 The uses and types of Patent information analysis
      • 7.4.3 The primary methods of patent analysis
    • 7.5 Successful cases of using patent documentation retrieval and analysis to making strategies
    • 7.6 Patent evaluation
      • 7.6.1 The elements that should be taken into consideration in the patent evaluation
      • 7.6.2 The main methods for patent evaluation
    • 7.7 Coping strategy for the patent war
      • 7.7.1 The background of the patent war
      • 7.7.2 Types of patent wars
      • 7.7.3 China’s primary response methods to the patent war
  • Bibliography