China: which way to go? The pros and cons of the two-track system


Jiancheng Jiang

In China’s patent system, there are two available routes for enforcing a patent. This is the so-called two-track system in which a patent owner, when encountering infringement of its patent, can opt to file a complaint with a local government body responsible for patent administration matters in the area (usually named a local intellectual property office).

Jiancheng Jiang, Peksung Intellectual Property, SIPO, patent, SCNPC,