Covington & Burling

International Top 30 position: 25

China releases draft administrative rules on national standards involving patents (interim)

On 19 December 2012, the Standardization Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SAC) released a notice to solicit public comments regarding the updated draft Administrative Rules on National Standards Involving Patents (Interim) (Draft for Public Comments). The Latest Draft proposes a set of rules and procedures that would govern the treatment of patent rights in the context of national standards and is the third such draft. The public comment period runs from 21 December 2012 to 20 January 2013.

Click on the link above to download this Covington & Burling briefing.

Briefings from Covington & Burling

View more briefings from Covington & Burling

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Bale

    Summer Round-up: Deals, booted

    Footie and telecoms dominate our regular round-up of recent M&A activity, as the threat of rising interest rates kick-started activity among organisations.

Browse This Firm’s


265 Strand

Firmwide revenue 2011 ($m): 611
Global lawyers 2011: 781