China's upcoming third amendment of its patent law has moved a lot of pens, or rather fingers, to write critiques and analyses.
Mr Timonthy J. Maier partner of Maier & Maier PLLC, a law firm in Alexandria Virginia (US) and blogger of Post-Grant gives a good overview of the most controversial paragraphs of the draft. These include articles 49, 50 and 74, read Mr Maier's article here.
Mr Thomas T. Moga of law firm Butzel Long, which is a member of the China Alliance (which includes two other US law firms: Armstrong Teasdale LLP, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and Canadian Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP and is combining its resources to support their clients in China), is looking whether the draft is compliant to the Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property rights (TRIPs), read here.
Read the draft and the comments upon it by the International Chamber of Commerce the World Business Organization (ICC) here. The comments of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) can be found here.
The Fédération Internationale Des Conseils En Intellectuele Propriété (FIDCI) has an elaborate power point presentation about the subject here.