Court rules on China's first patent infringement case
This article was originally published in Clinica
Judgement has been delivered in China's first intellectual property infringement trial, reports Clinica's China correspondent. The Beijing Intermediate People's Court ruled that two local medical equipment companies had infringed the patent rights of Zhoulin on its "broad-spectrum wave therapy device". The defendants - Beijing Aomei Mechanic-Electronic Joint-Development Company and Beijing Hua'ao Electronic Medical Equipment Company - were ordered to cease manufacturing and selling their products immediately, pay the plaintiff Yuan 2 million ($241,000) compensation and issue a public apology.