Recently, All-China Patent Attorneys Association announced the results of the "Excellent paper on the seventh Intellectual Property Forum in 2017". After an anonymous review, the review committee selected 18 excellent papers from more than 200 manuscripts received in total. The paper submitted by our patent attorney Fei Kou, entitled "Certain Questions on the Application of Guidelines for Patent Examination in Patent Litigation", was awarded as excellent paper.
Whether the people's courts apply and how to apply Guidelines for Patent Examination in patent litigation will not only affect the result of specific cases, but also result in judicial guidance effect. This paper makes statistics on the application of Guidelines for Patent Examination in patent litigation, discusses its legal hierarchy, analyzes several common problems and applicable situations in practice, compares the changes of the particular provisions in different versions of the Guidelines, provides advice on the application of Guidelines in patent litigation, and provides good theoretical basis and practical guidelines for intellectual property practitioners.
Fei Kou’s paper being awarded as excellent paper, not only shows his business ability and theoretical level, but also reflects the achievements of NTD for many years to improve the professional quality of employees' professional quality.