China Becoming More Attractive For Foreign Patent Owners

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 2:22 PM EDT) -- Patent owners from the U.S. and other Western countries are increasingly looking to China as they consider places to file patent infringement lawsuits, drawn by the allure of a system that is faster, less expensive and offers powerful injunctions that can provide valuable leverage in a dispute.

“No place in the world can you spend less than a half-million dollars and get an injunction worldwide in less than a year,” said Erick Robinson, the director of patent litigation at Beijing East IP Ltd. “That’s the promise...
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