The Chinese SAIC releases draft of regulations concerning the abuse of IPR for anticompetitive purposes

SAIC Moves Closer to Antitrust Rules for IP* On June 11, 2014, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) released the latest draft [1] of regulations designed to implement the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) with respect to intellectual property rights—Rules of the Administration of Industry and Commerce on the Prohibition of Abuses of Intellectual Property Rights for the Purposes of Eliminating or Restricting Competition (Rules), to solicit public opinions. The Rules describe the authority’s enforcement policies, criteria of proof, and types of acceptable evidence in its analysis of suspected anti-competitive conduct involving IPR. The period of calling for public opinions will expire on July 10, 2014. Background China is the world’s fastest-growing market for licensed

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  • AnJie Law (Beijing)

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Zhan Hao, The Chinese SAIC releases draft of regulations concerning the abuse of IPR for anticompetitive purposes, 11 June 2014, e-Competitions Bulletin Competition in the Pharmaceutical sector, Art. N° 67803

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