Why China Is The Most Litigious IP Society In The World?

Why China Is The Most Litigious IP Society In The World?

Here are the numbers comparing litigation cases filed in China vs. in the US (2014):

  • For patent cases, 9648 litigations were filed in China in 2014, compared to 6185 in the USA. China is roughly 2 times of USA

  • For trademark cases, 21362 litigations were filed in China in 2014, compared to 3201 in the USA. China is roughly 7 times of USA.

  • For copyright cases, 59493 litigations were filed in China in 2014, compared to 3796 in the USA. China is roughly 16 times of USA

  • Surprisingly, foreign related cases were roughly 26% of the overall cases.

  • The 2017 statistics are not yet entirely available.

China’s E-Commerce Law and Impact On Takedown Procedures

China’s E-Commerce Law and Impact On Takedown Procedures

Mandatory requirement to register a website with the Chinese government?

Mandatory requirement to register a website with the Chinese government?