Guangdong: Report reveals record trials heard


Source: China Daily

Courts in Shenzhen received 28,027 intellectual property cases, concluding 27,668 of them last year, according to a white paper released in late April. Of the concluded cases, 27,026 were civil cases, 634 were criminal cases and eight were administrative cases. The courts have cracked down on IP infringements to create market order, where IP is respected, related authorities said. They have ruled over 634 criminal cases, convicting 1,220 people and imposed fines worth about 103.35 million yuan ($16.2 million).