Determination of damage caused by infringements of intellectual property rights

March 18 01:42 2014

Damage caused by acts of infringing upon industrial property rights include:

* Material damage, including property losses,  decreases in income and profit, loss of business opportunities, reasonable expenses for prevention and remedying of such damage;

* Spiritual damage, including damage to honor, dignity, prestige, reputation and other spiritual losses

caused to authors of literary, artistic and scientific works; to performers; to authors of inventions,

industrial designs, layout-designs; and breeders of plant varieties.

– The extent of damage shall  be determined on the basis of actual losses suffered by intellectual

property right holders due to acts of infringing upon intellectual property rights.