The Chinese government is exploring the use of its corporate social credit system (SCS) as an intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement tool. Under this system, placement on a new patent infringement blacklist released by China’s National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) will, in turn, damage a company’s social credit rating. CNIPA is working closely with the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), which will also rely on the SCS and other administrative measures...
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Integrating China’s national and local intellectual property (IP) agencies through reforms
China’s energy planners seek to increase production, distribution, and consumption of renewable energy as a means to diversify energy supply.
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