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China tipped for doubling in NPE patent suits in 2018, but hindrances remain

Karry Lai, Hong Kong


Non-practicing entities are looking to take advantage of China’s courts, with some predicting at least a doubling of NPE patent cases in 2018. But a number of factors act as deterrents in China, meaning plaintiffs need to know how to play the game

China is becoming a hotspot for non-practicing entities (NPEs) to play out their battles. In 2017, for example, Samsung was the target of two patent infringement suits involving NPEs. Other cases include that of Longhorn IP against HTC in a...


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