On January 10th, “the Forum of the Background and Contents of the 4th Revision of the Patent Law” was jointly held by Shanghai International IP College of Tongji University and IP Research Center of Fudan University. Unitalen Attorneys at Law Shanghai Branch, along with Shanghai Law Society IP Law Research Association and Siemens (China), co-sponsored the event.
At the meeting, the expert attendees exchanged ideas on the main topics of the revision, with amendment proposals made from different perspectives for improvement of patent quality, strengthened law enforcement, stronger patent protection, promotion of patent marketing and so on. Mr. Li Wenhong, the director of Unitalen Shanghai Branch, and Mr. Wang Junhe, Unitalen senior counsel, also made speeches on the punitive compensation and statutory compensation systems for patent infringement, the good faith principles, industrial design patent right, employment invention incentives, patent information platforms, and patent licenses.
The meeting organizer collected all the suggestions and proposals made by the expert attendees and submitted to the government departments concerned in written.