|IPR infringement cases surge in 2011|
Chinese courts heard 52,708 new cases of intellectual property right infringement from January to October 2011, up 42.2 percent from the same period of 2010, the Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
The number of IPR infringement cases heard by the courts nationwide has risen significantly since
In the field of new economic sectors, the judicial judgment on intellectual property will play an important role, such as setting up conduct standards and development guidance for the industry operators and even the industry orientation, Sun added.
In this regard, the SPC on Monday published a directive on better displaying the role of judicial judgment on IPR protection and promoting national cultural and economic prosperity.