Be Less Skeptical Of China's Patent Enforcement Strength
By Junqi Hang and Qingfen HaoDecember 7, 2017, 12:59 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 12:59 PM EST) -- For a variety of historical reasons, whenever the words "China" and "patent enforcement" appear in tandem, the habitual response is skepticism. This article does not attempt to address those historical reasons or whether they are identified with requisite fairness. Instead, we aim to offer evidence of China's patent enforcement strength from a venue and jurisdiction perspective, and thereafter to call for reconsideration of such habitual skepticism.
In particular, this article explores China's venue jurisprudence in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's TC Heartland opinion. According to...