The 1st Meeting of the Central Leading Group on Full and In-depth Reform approved the opinions on IPR trial reform and innovation

On November 20, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, China’s President, Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission and Head of the Central Leading Group of 19th CPC Central Committee on Comprehensive and In-depth Reform presided over the 1st meeting of the Central Leading Group on Comprehensive and In-depth Reform and delivered important remarks. He emphasized that great achievements had been scored in the past few years and there was a lot more to achieve in the new path of reform. The authorities in the different regions should study and implement the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and persistently push forward the reform by grasping the gist, arrangement and requirements of the reform and making continuous efforts to explore and work hard. 

Li Keqiang, Zhang Gaoli, Wangyang and Wang Huning attended the meeting. The Opinions on Several Issues about Strengthening Reform and Innovation of IPR Trial was approved at the meeting. 

The meeting emphasized that in order to strengthen reform and innovation in IPR trial, efforts should be made to give full play to the leading role of IPR judiciary protection, build the new thinking that IPR protection is innovation protection. The IPR litigation system should be improved, the IPR court development should be strengthened, and the IPR trial team should be enhanced, so as to improve continuously the quality and efficiency of IPR trial and optimize the legal environment for technological innovation. 

(Source: Xinhua)