Intellectual property (IP) are a business’s most valuable creative assets, and for any foreign company with commercial interests in China, registering and protecting its IP rights should form a critical component of its business plan. While China has demonstrated a strong commitment in recent years to improving its legal framework regarding the protection of IP rights, IP infringement of products and services still presents a major problem for many foreign companies.

Our team of lawyers and consultants have extensive experience and a strong track record in registering and protecting IP rights in China through filings, contractual agreements, and practical measures. Our IP services include advising on and handling the following:

  • IP Registration:
    • Trademarks
    • Patents
    • Copyright
    • Software
    • Domain Names
  • IP Licensing and Exploitation:
    • Licensing and Transaction Agreements
    • Audits and Due Diligence
    • Risk Management and Strategic Planning
    • Portfolio Management
  • IP Disputes and Enforcement:
    • Cease and Desist Letters
    • IP Infringement and Anti-Counterfeiting Investigations and Enforcement
    • Raids and Seizures of Counterfeit Goods
    • Trade Fair Protection and Enforcement
    • Customs Protection and Enforcement
    • Trade Secret Protection and Enforcement
    • Anti-Unfair Competition Protection and Enforcement
    • Review and Opposition Proceedings for Refused IP Registrations
    • Civil Litigation and Criminal Prosecution