• Top court: strides made in China’s IPR judicial protection in 2021


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) held a press conference on China’s protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on April 21, marking the official kickoff of the 14th IPR Publicity Week. A white paper on Chinese courts' IPR-related judicial protection in 2021 and the provisions on the jurisdiction of first instance trials on IPR-related civil and administrative cases were also released.

  • Top court to fully propel smart court construction


    Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC), called for fully advancing the construction of smart courts and the modernization of the trial system and trial capacity so as to better serve judgment execution and socioeconomic development.

  • Top court innovates legal support for MSMEs development


    Twelve typical cases and three innovative judicial mechanisms involving micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) were released by the Supreme People's Court (SPC) on April 19 as preliminary achievements of implementing the SPC's directive on supporting MSMEs development issued in January.

  • SPC intensifies crackdown on elderly fraud


    A special campaign to crack down on elderly fraud will be launched in courts across the nation, according to a circular recently issued by the Supreme People’s Court (SPC).

  • Educational cases on protection of elderly rights in 2021 released


    Traffic accident liability disputes rank second in the number of China's civil cases involving the elderly, according to a list of cases with educational significance in 2021 on protecting the rights and interests of the elderly, which was jointly released by the China National Committee on Ageing and the China Judicial Big Data Institute on April 18.

  • SPC releases typical civil cases on personality rights protection


    The Supreme People's Court (SPC) released nine typical civil cases on personality rights protection on April 11, in a bid to guide courts across the nation on how to correctly apply the provisions concerning personality rights in the Civil Code, which took effect on Jan 1, 2021.

  • China's supreme court steps up efforts to protect rights of senior citizens


    China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) on Friday issued a judicial directive to enhance the crackdown on crimes targeting the elderly.

  • China, EU court heads hold video meeting


    Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) of China, held a work meeting with President of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Koen Lenaerts via video link on April 8.