Beijing: Nation's First IP Court Opens

Beijing: Nation's First IP Court Opens


The first court in China dedicated entirely to intellectual property cases started operation in Beijing on Nov 6. It will hear all civil and administrative IP legal disputes in the city, but intermediate courts will continue handling their unfinished IP cases. The Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People's Congress nominated the first 25 judges for the IP court on Nov 2.

(Source: China Daily)

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It is lucky for Chen Jun to began his career in the IP industry 14 years ago when the first group of IP managers for businesses appeared on the stage in China and he has been in the industry.

It was this “Whampoa Military Academy” for IP that educated China’s first batch of corporate IP management personnel. Many of these engineers left Foxconn in the years since.