IPR Cases Adjudicated by Courts in Beijing (2002-2011)

Category 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Civil Cases of          First Instance Copyright 420 592 729 1162 1599 1915 3493 3893 5247 6105
Patents 58 110 144 152 198 218 193 211 246 284
Trademarks 66 61 116 148 222 151 145 317 360 489
Unfair Competition 70 97 111 151 149 158 126 136 144 128
Technical Contracts 116 96 95 113 158 104 121 176 106 105
Others 0 1 5 11 19 13 165 360 293 239
Total 730 957 1200 1737 2345 2559 4243 5093 6396 7350
Civil Cases of Second Instance 234 254 293 364 465 533 1554 1051 1125 1098
Administrative Cases of First Instance Patents 63 155 150 127 166 241 228 371 525 888
Trademarks 3 4 31 70 140 140 177 198 2002 1415
Administrative Cases of                        Second Instance 38 77 135 138 153 177 214 397 902 1289