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Patent term extensions on the horizon


The introduction of patent term extensions is a positive step as China looks to become an IP powerhouse, but further clarification is needed, say Xiaofan Chen and Hai Liu of AWA Asia

The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress published draft amendments to the Patent Law for public comments on January 4 2019. For the first time, the draft introduces compensation in the form of a patent term extension for innovative...


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