By Xu Jing, Partner at King & Wood’s Intellectual Property Group
Malicious litigation is broadly thought to be using a legal right to litigate to protect an interest when no substantive right has been violated. Currently, Chinese law does not provide any specific provisions on how to determine whether a party has abused its right to litigate, nor does the law define the concept of malicious litigation. Moreover, Chinese law does not provide specific remedies for a victim of malicious litigation to repair the damages suffered from a malicious litigation.
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