SPC to Innovate IP Court System
Recently, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) held a special meeting to hear a report on the work of the Intellectual Property Court. Zhou Qiang, the Director of Supreme People's Court stressed at the meeting, China need to innovate the IP court mechanisms, strengthen the system of IP court, to improve IPR trials, as well as to provide more effective judicial services and protection to promote the implementation of the national innovation-driven strategy.
Zhou indicated that, IP courts should actively explore and innovate the working system to offer replicable experience to judicial reform of the whole country. China should establish and improve operational mechanism according to the characteristics of IP courts, vigorously improve the job security of judges, and actively explore the purchase of social services, deepen the application of information technology, and constantly improve the quality and efficiency of IP trial work. China also should pay close attention to trends in science and technology and economic development, strengthen the study of new situations and problems, and timely response to community concern, meet the new demands of the people for IPR judicial protection.
It is known that, as the end of 2014, IP courts in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou have been set up as a milestone in the field of IPR judicial protection.
Source:China IP News