CNIPA to Blacklist Patent Violators

Source: China Daily

The National Intellectual Property Administration has rolled out a regulation to blacklist individuals and organizations that severely violate patent-related laws and regulations. The names of the blacklisted will be published online. They will face various punishments. The regulation, scheduled to take effect on Dec 1, comes in response to a memorandum of understanding signed by 38 government departments in November 2018.