Jinan IP Court inaugurated in Shandong province

On September 28, Jinan IP Court was inaugurated in Shandong province. Wang Wentao, Deputy Secretary of CPC Provincial Committee of Shandong and Secretary of CPC Municipal Committee of Jinan and Hou Jianjun, Deputy Secretary of CPC Leadership Group and Vice President of Shandong Higher People’s Court unveiled the nameplate of Jinan IP Court.

At the opening ceremony, Wang Chuang, Deputy Head of IP Judicial Tribunal under the Supreme People’s Court announced the approval of the Supreme People’s Court for the establishment of a specialized trial organ within Jinan Intermediate People’s Court.

Wang wentao pointed out in his speech that, according to the approval of the Supreme People’s Court, setting up Jinan IP Court not only complies with the requirements of the reforms of judicial system and trial mechanism, but also meets the needs of Jinan municipality and Shandong province for actual economic development and IPR protection. It is significant to optimize and integrate the IPR case jurisdictions and judgment resources, maintain the market order and the legitimate rights and interests of main market players and guarantee the implementation of innovation-driven strategy. In the next step, Jinan Municipal Party Committee and Jinan People’s Government will give full support to the development of Jinan IP Court according to the arrangements and requirements of the central government and the provincial Party Committee so as to create a sound environment for Jinan IP Court to carry out trial work in an independent and fair manner.

(Source: Press Center of Jinan Intermediate Court)