In 2021, the court accepted 5238 intellectual property and monopoly cases involving technologies with an increase of 1158 cases compared with that of 2020, marking a year-on-year increase of 36.4%.2021年，法庭共受理技术类知识产权和垄断案件5238件，2020年同期相比，新收案件数量增加1158件，增长率为36.4%。
In2021, the court received 437 new cases involving foreign countries. Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan accounted for 10.1% of the total, with a year-on-year increase of 16.2%.2021年，法庭共新收涉外、涉港澳台案件437件，占收案总数的10.1%，同比增长16.2%。
Trial period - seemed to be longer, The average duration of the trial period for various cases is 134 days.审理周期——趋势有所增长，各类案件结案平均审理周期为134个自然日。
Of the 2569 civil cases of the second instance which were initiated, there are:576 disputes over infringement of invention patents (marking a rising trend);806 disputes over infringement of utility model patent;213 disputes over patent application right and ownership of patent right (marking arising trend).在新收的2569件民事二审实体案件中：侵害发明专利权纠纷576件（趋势上升）；侵害实用新型专利权纠纷806件；专利申请权及专利权权属纠纷213件（趋势上升）。
Among the 1290 newly received administrative cases of second instance, there are:
457 disputes over rejection and reexamination and 283 disputes over invalidation of invention patent applications (a significant increase);
36 disputes over rejection and reexamination and 234 disputes over invalidation of utility model patent applications (an increasing trend);
3 disputes over rejection and reexamination and 102 disputes over invalidation of design patent application (an increasing trend).在新收的1290件行政二审实体案件中：发明专利申请驳回复审纠纷457件（大幅增加）；发明专利权无效纠纷283件（大幅增加）；实用新型专利申请驳回复审纠纷36件（趋势增加）；实用新型专利权无效纠纷234件（趋势增加）；外观设计专利申请驳回复审纠纷3件（趋势增加）；外观设计专利权无效纠纷102件（趋势增加）。
(1) The number of cases continues to grow involving a wider range of technical fields. In 2019, 12 cases of technical secret disputes were accepted, which increased to 44 in 2020 and 79 in 2021.（1）案件数量持续增长，涉及的技术领域更加广泛，涉新技术领域案件增多。2019年受理技术秘密纠纷实体案件12件，2020年增长到44件，2021年增长到79件。
(2)The legal issues involved are complex and diverse：
Procedural issues mainly involve; jurisdiction disputes, including the place of infringement, the determination of repeated prosecution, and the determination of jurisdiction when the liability for breach of the contract coincides with the liability for infringement.
Disputes over substantive issues include: content and scope of technical secrets、determination of the amount of compensation for infringement of technical secrets and confidentiality measures、infringement of technical secrets、substantial contribution in modifying and improving technical secrets、identificationof whether the technical information of customized products constitutes technical secrets, etc.
(3)There has been a marked increase in cases where the amount of compensation was high. Following the five times punitive damages of more than 30 million RMB sentenced in the "Kapo" technical secrets infringement case in 2020, 159 million RMB was awarded in the "Vanillin" technical secrets infringement case.（3）高额判赔案件明显增多。继2020年“卡波”技术秘密侵权案顶格判处5倍惩罚性赔偿3000余万元后，在“香兰素”技术秘密侵权案中判赔1.59亿元。