In 2017, the national IP system implemented the decision and arrangements made by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on strengthening IPR protection and the Opinions on Reinforcing Patent Protection by actively promoting the large-scale, strict, fast and concurrent protection of IPRs, improving the policies and measures, innovating the law enforcement mechanism, strengthening the guidance, consolidating the training on law enforcement, improving performance examination, deepening the special campaigns like “Huhang”and “Leiting”, reinforcing law enforcement and improving the case solution quality so as to crack down on various forms of IPR infringement and counterfeiting acts and provide necessary conditions for spurring the creation and utilization of IPRs and ensuring the innovative development.
First, the solution of cases about patent infringement and counterfeiting is reinforced.
Second, the local law enforcement concerning the case handling is generally enhanced in different areas.
Third, the structure of law enforcement for case solution is optimized.
Fourth, the case solution efficiency continues to improve.
Fifth, the crackdown on IPR infringement and counterfeiting in key areas remains harsh.
Sixth, the proportion of disputes related to invention patents further rises.
Source: SIPO Website