A Beijing law firm took Baidu to court and asked for about 10,000 yuan ($1,456) in compensation, as it claimed the internet company infringed on its copyright.
A press conference on online trials was held by Beijing Internet Court on Nov 1, 2018 at which the court publicized the construction and operation of its e-litigation platform and described typical cases handled entirely online. It also outlined the construction of the platform's feedback mechanism and its online litigation experience area.
Beijing Internet Court opened its first trial on Oct 30, 2018, with President Zhang Wen, as the presiding judge.
Li Jingwei, vice-president of the Beijing Internet Court, was invited to the 7th International Conference on Intellectual Property, Standards and Anti-Monopoly Law (IPSAML) on Oct 25, 2018.
Beijing Internet Court co-sponsors first Beijing Internet Film and Television Copyright Summit Forum
The first Beijing Internet Film and Television Copyright Summit Forum, jointly hosted by the Beijing Internet Court, the Beijing Film and Television Copyright Culture and Art Promotion Association and the Beijing Internet Association, opened in Beijing on Oct 11.
An unveiling ceremony for the Beijing Internet Court was held on Sept 9, 2018. The new court will mainly handle Internet and intellectual property rights cases of the first instance within Beijing's jurisdiction.
China unveiled on Sunday the country's second internet court, located in Beijing, to better provide legal services for the city's fast developments in cyberspace.