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Better Patent Law For International Commitment - The Amendment Of Chinese Patent Law, Jiwen Chen Jan 2001

Better Patent Law For International Commitment - The Amendment Of Chinese Patent Law, Jiwen Chen

Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business

On August 25, 2000, the Chinese National People’s Congress (“NPC”) passed and amendment to the Chinese Patent Law. The Chinese Patent Law was enacted in 1984 and first amended in 1992. This second Amendment, in August of 2000, was made in anticipation of China’s accession to World Trade Organization (“WTO”) and in response to the need for protection of domestinc intellectual property rights.


Chinese Mortgage Law: An American Perspective, Dale A. Whitman Jan 2001

Chinese Mortgage Law: An American Perspective, Dale A. Whitman

Faculty Publications

My objective in this paper is to compare and to evaluate some of the features of the American and Chinese systems. I do so without any preconception that the American system provides better answers, but with the recognition that it is far more mature and provides more answers. Hence it provides a reference point from which the Chinese system can be considered. Perhaps each system has something to teach the other.