Patents - China

We help you get the most from your patents

Our lawyers work with you to evaluate how your patent assets fit into your business strategy so that the investments you make in patent protection yield the highest possible return

Expertise in all major technical fields

With over 110 patents lawyers, patent agents and patent engineers, we cover all the major technical fields. These include telecommunication, computer science, semiconductor, internet technology, electronics and electricity, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnology, chemicals, materials, automobiles, mechanicals and designs.

We understand that you demand a sophisticated, global approach to patent protection. Our China patent team works as part of our global intellectual property (IP) team to create comprehensive and integrated protection schemes. We help you steer clear of pitfalls, avoid potential litigation, capture the full value of intangible assets, and maximise the return on your investment in your patent assets.

Well-known multinational corporations benefit from our legal advice on patent-related matters. Our clients include IBM, ABB Group, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Bosch, Caterpillar, Lucent-Alcatel, Nokia, Hitachi, Philips, Honda, Accenture, Mitsui Chemicals, 3M, The Dow Chemicals, GSK, Abbott Biotechnology, Monsanto, Cytos, Toray, Eisai, Otuska,Taisho, Emerson, and Simense.

Our China patent team advises multinational and national companies on the full range of patents law issues from selecting, protecting and managing patents to developing patent assets. Our services include:

  • Patent applications (inventions, utility models and designs)
  • Patent re-examination and invalidation
  • Judicial review of administrative decisions in court
  • Patent validity and patent infringement
  • Patent rights enforcement through judicial and administrative channels and through customs
  • Patent search and watch services (including existing tech search, clearance search, subject matter search, legal status search, patent history search, and competitor's patent portfolio watch)
  • Patent annuity management
  • Patent portfolio management.

For all patent enquiries please email:
[email protected]

Recommended as one of the top law firms for patent prosecution in China by Intellectual Asset Management magazine.

We have a full team specialising in this area.

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