The Regulations apply to applications for interim injunctions (which includes both preliminary and interlocutory injunctions, in Chinese “诉前禁令” and “诉中禁令”) in IP cases.
The Regulations further clarify the existing procedure and standards, and provide typical cases illustrating them. The Regulations contain two major changes:
- Interim injunctions can be applied for before or during parallel arbitration procedures; and
- A new concept of wrongful application for preliminary application is adopted and clarified, including a range of circumstances illustrating when an application may be wrongful.
Read our full article, here for highlights of the important aspects and changes to the Regulations, which is vital for all practitioners to understand.
Authored by Katie Feng, Eugene Low and Helen Xia