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Jurisdiction

The court has jurisdiction over all Shenzhen’s commercial cases that involve foreign, Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan parties.

The court has jurisdiction over all the first-instance civil and commercial cases within the jurisdiction of Qianhai Shenzhen – Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone. It also has jurisdiction over all first-instance foreign, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan-related commercial cases within the jurisdiction of Shenzhen. The highest amount of the case is 50 million yuan.

Besides, the court has jurisdiction over general intellectual property cases in Qianhai and Shekou Pilot Free Trade Area.

The court has jurisdiction over the general intellectual property civil cases except patent, new varieties of plants, layout designs of integrated circuit, tech-secret, computer software, related trademark cognizance dispute cases and monopolistic dispute cases that happened in Qianhai and Shekou Pilot Free Trade Area as a court of first instance.

The court has jurisdiction over the general intellectual property civil cases involving less than 5 million yuan or is between 5 million yuan and 10 million yuan, and all the parties’ residences are located in Shenzhen as a court of first instance.

(The information provided on this website is for reference only. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the Chinese version shall prevail.)