Authored by Sun Di and Wang Zhichao, from the SIPO.
Rencely, SIPO released a notice to strengthen handling the
patent disputes mediation. Relevant department in charge of patent
administration must conclude the patent disputes mediation within
The notice regulates that relevant department should play a
positive role in helping to bring about an mediation agreement
between the two parties on basis of pursuant to the law and
voluntary. In case of failure to reach a mediation agreement, the
department should issue a notice on mediation termination and then
drop this case. If the two parties choose the mediation, the
department should conclude the case within two months. If the case
is of great complexity and time costly, mediation period must be
solved within three months.
According to an official of SIPO, this paper is helpful to
improve the law enforcement basis, enhance the level of things
afterwards supervision, strengthen the system of law enforcement
and make law enforcement more scientific, normative and
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