26
4月
2021

2020 Top 10 Invalidation & Reexamination Cases

The State Intellectual Property Office selects cases with a certain typical significance from the reexamination & invalidation annually and publishes them as the top ten cases of the year. Among them, No.4 and No.7 were represented by Sunshine IP International. This is the second time since 2018 that another two cases were selected by the State Office.

 1. 

PATENT NUMBER

ZL200880111892.5

PATENT NAME

Use of a beta blocker for the manufacture of a medicament for the treatment of hemangiomas

APPLICANT

Universite Victor Segalen-Bordeaux

PETITIONER

Yabao Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd.

DECISION

Maintain validity on the basis of modification

Case Highlight: This case is a typical case of inventions for new uses of drugs, and has a demonstrative effect on the creative evaluation of "old drugs and new uses" inventions.

 

2.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL201210253614.1

PATENT NAME

Distributed power harvesting systems using dc power sources

APPLICANT

Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

PETITIONER

HUAWEI

DECISION

Declared Invalid

Case Highlight: The patent relates to the field of photovoltaics. It was decided to emphasize that the understanding of technical terms should be based on the disclosure of the patent and the usual meanings in the position of those skilled in the art to avoid excessive interpretation of technical terms.

 

3.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL201520396790.X

PATENT NAME

Unloader and cell -phone glass processing center on panel

APPLICANT

Suzhou Hengyuan Precision CNC Equipment Co., Ltd.

PETITIONER

Shenzhen Create Century Machinery Co., Ltd.

DECISION

Remain Valid

Case Highlight: The trial of this case highlighted that in the evaluation of inventiveness, it is necessary to examine whether there is technical enlightenment from the “whole” prior art, but not to simply pieced the existing prior arts together.

 

4.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL201820385939.8

PATENT NAME

Drive voice coil motor of liquid camera lens and lens group thereof

APPLICANT

AP Photonics (DONGGUAN) Limtied

PETITIONER

HUAWEI

DECISION

Maintain valid on the basis of modification

Case Highlight: The patent relates to liquid lenses, and it was decided that the novelty examination should focus on the integrity of the technical solution and accurately grasp the essence of the technical solution.

 

5.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL01819676.4

PATENT NAME

Wireless Communication System

APPLICANT

Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

PETITIONER

Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp Ltd.

DECISION

Declared Invalid

Case Highlight: This case interprets the application of the examination standards for claim amendments in the patent invalidation procedure.

 

6.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL201830455426.5

PATENT NAME

A graphical user interface for a mobile communication terminal

APPLICANT

KINGSOFT Corporation Limited

PETITIONER

Shanghai Chule (Cootek) Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Mentjia Network Technology Co., Ltd.

DECISION

Partially Invalid

Case Highlight: The trial of this case involved the determination of the scope of protection of the graphical user interface. The decision emphasized that the determination of the interface view and interaction method requires an accurate judgment in combination with pictures and brief descriptions.

 

7.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL02123000.5 

PATENT NAME

Butylphthalide cyclodextrin or cyclodextrin derivative inclusion compound, preparation method and application thereof

APPLICANT

CSPC Zhongqi Pharmaceutical Technology (SHIJIAZHUANG) Co., Ltd. ; CSPC Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

PETITIONER

Yiying Zhang

DECISION

Remain Valid

Case Highlight: This case is of reference significance for how to evaluate the inventiveness of the improved invention of known compounds. The decision emphasizes the mining of the technical information reflected behind the experimental data, and those skilled in the art should properly identify the technical contributions embodied in the experimental data.

 

8.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL201580000024.X

PATENT NAME

Method and system for renting mobile power supply and renting terminal

APPLICANT

Shenzhen LDPOWER Tech Co., Ltd.

Beijing BOHE Wisdom Technology Co., Ltd.

PETITIONER

Shenzhen JIEDIAN Technology Co., Ltd.

ENMONSTER; YUCHONGBA Technology Co., Ltd.

DECISION

Remain Valid

Case Highlight: This case is a typical case of patent examination in new fields and new formats. The decision emphasizes that when evaluating whether a business method invention has inventiveness, it is necessary to consider the interaction of technical features and non-technical features.

 

9.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL201610534695.0

PATENT NAME

Flat Knitting Machine

APPLICANT

H Stoll Gmbh Co KG

PETITIONER

Shima Seiki Mfg Ltd.

DECISION

Remain Valid

Case Highlight: This case provides an examination idea on how to accurately understand the meaning of specific technical terms, and clarifies the role of the “internal evidence” of the patent involved in accurately understanding the technical terms.

 

10.

PATENT NUMBER

ZL00818966.8

PATENT NAME

Substituted oxazolidinones and their use in the field of blood coagulation

APPLICANT

Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH

PETITIONER

Nanjing Chia Tai Tianqing Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

DECISION

Maintain valid on the basis of modification

Case Highlight: This case has a demonstrative effect in judging the inventiveness of compounds, and the decision emphasizes that it should be judged whether the prior art gives technical enlightenment for structural modification on the basis of examining the structure-activity relationship.

 

Source: China National Intellectual Property Administration

分类: 行业政策

Tel:4008-010-426 / +86-10-62523860

邮箱:该邮件地址已受到反垃圾邮件插件保护。要显示它需要在浏览器中启用 JavaScript。

传真: +86-10-82870956

地址:北京市海淀区海淀南路甲21 号中关村知识产权大厦A 座

关注三聚阳光公众号获取更多资讯