Shanghai FTZ Court establishes branch in Lin-gang Special Area

( Updated : 2019-10-21

China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Court, subordinate to the Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court, together with the intellectual property court of the Shanghai FTZ, established a branch in the Lin-gang Special Area on Oct 19.

Lin-gang Special Area is a newly added part of Shanghai FTZ that officially launched on Aug 20, 2019.

The branch is responsible for hearing and mediating disputes over foreign-related commercial affairs, joint ventures and foreign-related enterprises, and intellectual property in the area, under the principles of impartiality, convenience and efficiency.

The branch will also cooperate with other agencies in the area to resolve conflicts and to conduct case analysis and prediction.