China To Revamp Intellectual Property Laws: Report

Law360, New York (November 26, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- China is planning to revamp its intellectual property laws to meet its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, with major changes to the country’s copyright, patent and trademark regimes, a government official has confirmed.

Amendments to the current regime have been underway since the beginning of the year, when the government began drafting suggested changes to the law.

The proposed changes are likely to be taken up by the National People's Congress next year, Tian Lipu, commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office...
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