Updated Patent system in China: the PAO | Data Driven Investor

  • the introduction of an original patent system (“OPG”) with substantive examination, which ran in parallel with the pre-existing re-registration system for standard patent concessions;
  • a refinement of the patent protection system in the short term;
  • a regulation of patent agency services.
  • those who have a legitimate commercial interest with the patent owner (i.e. a competitor with the patent owner or parties within the same area of the patent in question) and
  • anyone who has reasonable grounds to suspect that the patent in question is not patentable.



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Raffaella Aghemo

Raffaella Aghemo


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