Chinese Supreme Court to Handle Intellectual Property Cases

By Mei Manuel, December 30, 2018 23:12 PM

copyright(Pixabay)

On Saturday, the Chinese government announced that the Chinese Supreme Court will now be able to look into intellectual property rights cases starting next month as part of its efforts to protect itself from complaints from the United States about the issue.

China and the United States are currently on talks to resolve their trade dispute, which has been affecting the international market.

The US, alongside the European Union, has long complained about China being lax about enforcing intellectual property rights in China and it has been a major complaint by the Trump administration, as well as forced technology transfers and a huge trade gap.

Beijing has responded to these complaints and has started acting to show that it is serious in addressing US concerns.

According to deputy chief justice Luo Dongchuan in a news conference that starting January 1, the Supreme Court would begin looking into appeals on intellectual property rights cases.

"Setting up a Supreme Court intellectual property rights court is an important decision by the Communist Party, is a major step to strengthen the legal protection of intellectual property rights and will have a major impact at home and abroad."

Luo did not directly answer a question about how the United States should view the move and what it said about China's efforts, only saying that such protection was a "basic national policy".

"China is already the world's second largest economy, and in the future China's development will rely on innovation. The protection of innovation needs there to be legal protection for intellectual property rights."

 

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Ordinary Christian Plumber Donates Blood Over 23 Year Period

Brother Yang Zhihui, an ordinary plumber, has donated blood totalling more than 80,000 milliliters since 1993.

Five Touching Stories of Christians Committed to Serving Vulnerable Groups

In different places, there are many Christians who, in different ways, are trying to live out the truth of "a kernel of wheat."

Delegation, Including Director General of YAPUN Asia Pacific, Visits Bible Printing Plant

A delegation, including the leader of YAPUN, visited a Bible printing facility in China.

Donations to People Hit Hard by “March 21” Blast

Donations to People Hit Hard by “3.21” Explosion.

Vatican Museum's Collection of Chinese Christian Artifacts on Display in Beijing

An Artifacts display by Chinese Catholic artists in Beijing collected from the Vatican.

Fuzhou Christians Visit Children's Charity Home

Mercy Field Home is a children's charity that was established on June 1, 2000, through donations.

The Irony of the Cross in Macau

The Lisboa Hotel houses within it, at one time, the largest gambling casino in Macau-the Casino Lisboa, which continues to be one of the iconic structures in the city that represents Macau.

Reflection on Cult “New Heaven and Earth” and Situation of Chinese Church

From a cognitive point of view, the falsehood of "New Heaven and Earth" is obvious, but why can such obvious heresy still have such a serious impact on Chinese church?

Shanghai Church Elder, Pastor Win Shanghai Red Cross Humanitarian Award

Elder Wang Jianhua, vice-chairman of the Shanghai Three-Self Patriotic Movement and Rev. He Zhihui, in charge of the English fellowship in Hongqiao, received the "Humanitarian Award" of the Shanghai Red Cross.

Bing Xin's Christian Faith and Real Life

An account of a modern female Chinese Christian writer, her independence, her truthfulness and practice