CHINA China's top court releases instructive cases

CHINA

China's top court releases instructive cases

Xinhua

19:45, January 14, 2020

79e605dff5274a238dc32b7524e0afa2.jpg

File photo by Supreme People's Court of China

BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) has made public 27 instructive cases concerning intellectual property rights (IPR), state compensation, enforcement and ecological and environmental protection.

The cases, including a high-profile trademark dispute concerning U.S. basketball icon Michael Jordan, were the 22nd to 24th batches of instructive cases released by the SPC.

The instructive cases serve as a reference for judges to ensure unity in the application of the law.

The release of the cases is of great significance in some aspects, Wu Zhaoxiang, an official with the SPC, said, noting that the cases will help unify ruling standards for IPR cases, raise the efficiency in trials and boost judicial credibility.

The instructive cases concerning enforcement will further standardize actions of enforcement and help eradicate misconduct including inaction, disregard of rules and selective enforcement, Wu said.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue