Caixin
Aug 05, 2022 08:17 PM
CHINA

First IP Court President Probed for Graft

Su Chi, the first president of China’s first intellectual property court. Photo: VCG
Su Chi, the first president of China’s first intellectual property court. Photo: VCG

Su Chi, China’s first intellectual property court president, has been placed under a graft investigation nearly five years after retiring from the position. Su had once presided in patent infringement lawsuit against Apple Inc. in China, where he ruled in the tech giant’s favor.

Su is suspected of “serious violations of (Communist Party) discipline and law,” a phrase that usually indicates corruption, according to a one-line statement (link in Chinese) issued by the capital’s discipline inspection authority Thursday.

You've accessed an article available only to subscribers
VIEW OPTIONS
Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code
NEWSLETTERS
Get our CX Daily, weekly Must-Read and China Green Bulletin newsletters delivered free to your inbox, bringing you China's top headlines.

We ‘ve added you to our subscriber list.

Manage subscription
PODCAST
Caixin China Biz Roundup: Hong Kong ‘Homecoming’ Listings
00:00
00:00/00:00