CIELA is a unique litigation analysis tool which enables IP owners and their counsel to evaluate and compare IP litigation venues across China and includes a free-to-use web service. Users can obtain statistics on IP rulings from across China or focus on specific courts.

Launched in 2009, CIELA is the innovative IP litigation analysis service developed by Rouse based on a deep statistical analysis of:

  • Over 50,000 IP judgments including patent, trade mark, copyright, and unfair competition cases since 2006
  • From 439 IP courts in 259 cities

  • Covering infringement and administrative appeal decisions


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Rouse, the creator of CIELA, is a leading IP consultancy specialist consistently ranked amongst the top foreign IP firms in China. For more information on Rouse, visit our corporate website at