The current state of SEP litigation in China

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China has become a major jurisdiction for resolving global SEP disputes, with its courts now open to global rate-setting and anti-suit injunctions (ASI)/anti-anti-suit injunctions (AASI). This article provides an overview of the state of SEP litigation in China, including the legislative and procedural background, trends in mobile telecommunications SEP litigation in China over the past decade and key judgements issued by Chinese courts. The observations we provide in this article may help companies better prepare themselves when bringing, or being dragged into, SEP litigation in China.