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SIPO cracks down on false patent marking

Janice Qu, Hong Kong

Chinese consumers will soon find the words “patent pending” on their products after new measures to crack down on the false patent marking

The Measures for the Marking of Patent Marks, issued by China's State Intellectual Properly Office (SIPO), will take effect on May 1. Under the Measures, manufacturers could pay high damages for selling falsely marked products, as marks may be misleading...

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