Beijing IP Court Closed over 10,000 Cases in H1 2019
In order to fully leverage the leading role of IP judicial protection and optimize the legal environment and business environment of Beijing for technical innovation, Beijing IP Court tries to resolve the problem of long cycle by optimizing the trial and judgement. In the first half of this year, Beijing IP Court closed 10,584 cases, up 66.3% year on year.
Concerning the procedural issue constraining the judgement efficiency, Beijing IP Court tries to overcome difficulties and further optimize the procedures. A special team is set up to complete 38,395 times of delivery in the first half year, saving a lot of time for the judges to focus on the trial; A fast-trial group is established to focus on the opposition cases of second trial under jurisdiction. 2,293 appellate cases of such kind were closed and the trial time is reduced to 14 days from 27 days in the first half of year, improving significantly the case file circulation between the courts of first trial and those of second trial. Beijing IP Court also launches the fast trial mechanism for some trademark-related administrative cases and continuously optimizes it. For the same period, 4201 cases on fast trial were closed, up 140% from the same period of last year. The rate of cases closed to those handled stood at 117.14%, the new high in history.
Source: People’s Court Daily