12 December 2016 In Trademark & Patent

You business name, or slogan are just as important to your venture as a good business plan, only more so in China. If you are going to start a business or outsourcing your manufacturing into Beijing, the first thing you are going to think about is to register a trademark in China. Or if you face trademark related dispute, or trademark or brand protection issue, you will also consider engage a Beijing trademark lawyer to support your business.

While all plans are meant to be changed, it is far more difficult to change a business name, especially after establishing brand name recognition, a following or loyalty. A registered trademark is critical in defending your name and reputation against copycats, squatters and imitators. But even in the beginning stages, before investing capital into promotional materials or establishing an internet presence, it is important to ensure that the trademark chosen will not need to be changed a short while later.

12 December 2016 In Trademark & Patent

China Patent law protects inventions. By filing and obtaining a patent from the China Patent and Trademark Office, the inventor of a product receives a monopoly on the commercial exploitation and use of a product for up to 20 years. Patents can protect the functional features of a process, machine, manufactured item, asexually reproduced plant, or composition of matter, for example. Once a patent is issued, or even during the examination phase of your patent application, you may, if you choose to, license your invention for use by others. Licensing can be very very lucrative. But the right agreement is essential. If this describes your situation, call us right away! When your opportunity is knocking, we can prevent it from slipping away with the right deal.

Whether you’re a big company or an individual inventor that want to file your patent in China, most clients want to know how much it’s going to cost to hire a patent attorney based in Beijing.

Your patent needs and concerns are unique to your company and your situation. Rather than tell you what we can do and hope that we eventually get to what you are looking for we ask “how can we help you” and then focus on your patent issues.

At this Beijing Patent Law Firm, our Beijing lawyers have filed for patents on such diverse subjects as superconductors, semiconductor chips, bioengineered cell lines, surgical probes, off-shore drilling platforms, windmills, computer programs, digital communications equipment, and complex machinery.

Not only do we have an unusually broad range of experience, but we understand how today’s accelerated product lifecycles, and the widespread tendency to resort to litigation more quickly, require that you have seasoned, hard-hitting—and cost-effective—patent counsel to help you navigate the growing global marketplace.

We pride ourselves on our ability to work closely with our clients to craft the optimum patent portfolio, in tight alignment with their business strategy, and proceeding from there to:

  •  Create and execute comprehensive and strategic patent prosecution strategies—both offensive and defensive
  •  Draft and negotiate technology licenses
  •  Counsel on the wide range of business issues that intersect with patent law, including antitrust and allegations of anticompetitive practices
  •  And finally, launching vigorous and strategically sound licensing and litigation campaigns.

Whatever your firm’s patent licensing, counseling, or prosecution needs, we’re familiar with the challenges you face and have addressed them before, to great effect, with others.

We know, and appreciate that our clients trust us, and pay us, to serve their IP needs. Our Beijing patent attorney is committed to providing top-notch services in return for that trust and will never treat a client as if we are doing them a favor by working on their matter.

The grant of a patent by the China patent authority provides the patentee with the legal right to prevent others from making, using, and importing the invention for the length of the patent term.

At present, the term for a utility patent is measured as twenty years from the effective filing date of the patent application.

To be patentable, an invention must be new, useful, and nonobvious. A “new” (or novel) invention is one which no one else previously thought of. “Useful” refers to the invention having some use. “Nonobvious” refers to the requirement that the inventiveness involved be more than merely that of the artisan of ordinary skill in the relevant art.

To assess whether the inventor has at least invented something “new”, it is recommended that a novelty search be performed. Although this is not required by the Patent Office, it can often be highly useful in determining whether to go forward and/or how to modify/present the application to the China Patent Office in view of the prior art.

After the patent application is filed with the appropriate filing fee and papers, an examiner at the Patent Office examines the patent application and communicates with the applicant with respect to whether the application is allowable. Very often, this process — called “patent prosecution” — can take several years and additional cost. However, an experienced patent attorney can guide you through the process.

Patent Prosecution

  •  Patentability Searches & Opinions
  •  Utility & Design Patent Counseling
  •  Patent Application Drafting/Filing
  •  International/PCT Patent Filings
  •  Patent Examiner Interviews
  •  Office Action Responses
  •  Inter Partes Examinations (IPR)

Patent Litigation

  •  Freedom-To-Operate Opinions
  •  Patent Infringement Support
  •  Patent Infringement Counseling
  •  Inter Parties Reexamination

Patent Portfolio

  •  Patent Licensing & Assignment
  •  Patent Acquisitions and Selling
  •  IP Auditing
  •  Offensive & Defensive Strategy
  •  Patent Valuations
  •  Identifying Licensees & Infringers

Technical Expertise

  •  Mechanical Devices & Systems
  •  Electrical Devices & Systems
  •  Computer/Business Methods
  •  Biomedical Devices
  •  Chemical Arts
  •  Life Sciences

Please see our fee schedule to get an understanding of the fees which you may incur. Unlike many other law firms, particularly large law firms, we usually do not bill by the hour. Instead, we determine a fixed fee for the work based on the complexity and expected effort for the project.

We know protecting your invention can be a bit overwhelming. We take the confusion out of the process. There are many options to protect your invention. A Beijing patent attorney can help you determine the best course of action to meet your goals. To contact us regarding our services, please call us or provide your contact information to us and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Whether you are a startup or a veteran in your industry, we’ve worked with companies in your stage of the business lifecycle. If you’re just starting out, we can assist you in developing an economically sound strategy for pursuing intellectual property protection. If you already have an extensive intellectual property portfolio, we can help you protect and maximize its value. 

Have you discovered a new invention?

Then you have come to the right place for assistance! Call us right now! It is free and you will learn whether you can benefit from patent protection.

10 December 2016 In Business&Commercial

Beijing advertising lawyer

Our Beijing lawyers regularly advise on all issues relating to the creation, production and dissemination of all kinds of advertising, marketing, and promotion material across all media. Our unmatched experience addressing issues generated by the influx of interactive technology and consumer-generated content allows us to help clients adapt and succeed in a world of rapid change. As experienced Beijing advertising lawyer, we Serve clients in every aspect of advertising, marketing and promotions law.

Whether you’re online or offline, marketing today is an innovator’s game. The businesses that take risks and push boundaries are the ones that will succeed in building their brand and getting their message heard. Creative marketers need to partner with experienced legal counsel to help guide them on avoiding legal pitfalls and other potential repercussions.

At Our Firm, we’re committed to being a cutting-edge partner to today’s emerging brands and marketers. From advising on legal compliance in using social media marketing to conventional advertising methods, we’ll work with you to help ensure your interests are protected.

Contact our offices in Beijing today for more information about how our marketing attorneys can help you.

Our Practice

The Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice group provides constructive and effective legal advice in the ever-evolving advertising and promotional marketing arena. Whether utilizing the latest in new digital technology to conduct a sweepstakes or delivering their message through traditional or social media channels, the advertising and promotional marketing clients of Our Firm rely on the group for innovative and proactive legal advice that allows them to market effectively.

06 December 2016 In Trademark & Patent

Beijing technology lawyerBeijing data lawyer

Our Firm is well known in Beijing for its strength in areas across a wide range of technologies and data, including data, privacy, electronics, biotechnology, biomedical devices, pharmaceutical and polymer chemistry, materials science, optics, acoustics and in non-technical areas, such as business methods and designs.  

Our Firm’s credentials and experience in Beijing and overseas in patent preparation and prosecution also translate into a strong resource for its litigation, IP business management and IP counseling activities.

Technology Intellectual Property

The phrase “technology transactions” can apply to a number of transactions under intellectual property law. The phrase often applies to filing registrations of intellectual property (e.g., trademarks, patents, copyrights etc.), customer or reseller agreements, software licenses or acquisitions, outsourcing or manufacturing agreements, brand licensing, or joint ventures.

Technology Assets Protection

Like business transactions, technology transactions require clear strategies, efficient communication, effective negotiation, and transparent, enforceable agreements. If a company is looking to leverage technology or intellectual property assets, it needs to be aware that additional legal issues may arise once technology is involved.

23 November 2016 In Contract Drafting

At the Beijing law firm we help businesses navigate all types of contract issues, from negotiating, reviewing and drafting contracts to dealing with breaches. Our goal with every contract and transaction is to understand your objectives in detail so that we can help you exceed your goals.

We are widely recognised by our peers and independent guides as one of the leading teams in the field. Our lawyers review, interpret, draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts in different sectors on behalf of a range of clients from start-ups to mid sized international clients. 

15 August 2012 In Company Registration

We are Beijing company registration lawyer and we assist international clients to start up their business in Beijing and nearby cities. The Business Registration process to establish a Company takes 30-60 working days to be completed. Our Beijing company setting up lawyer help You fast to establish your business in China. We also support foreign legal entities to open a Limited Company in China with NO real capital requirements. 

Incorporating a Company in China

Below is a detailed summary of the bureaucratic and legal obstacles that a business person / an entrepreneur needs to deal with in order to incorporate and register a new company in Beijing. The text outlines

15 August 2012 In Marriage & Divorce

Beijing child custody lawyer

This Beijing lawyer blog shares insights on child custody matter. At this Beijing law firm, we regularly update this blog and please come back if you are interested in our legal service or for your information.

Child Custody Attorney Protecting Beijing Families for Close to 10 Years

Are you facing a complicated custody or visitation issue? Are you fighting with your ex regarding your child's custody? Are you worried about your child's safety, your parental rights, and your ability to see your child? Protect your rights and your children's best interests with help from a knowledgeable Springfield divorce attorney at this Beijing Law Firm.

15 August 2012 In Contract Drafting

Beijing translation lawyer

This Beijing lawyer blog shares insights on legal translation matter. At this Beijing law firm, we regularly update this blog and please come back if you are interested in our legal service or for your information.

Legal Matters are normal for any business relations and transactions. Whether you make an agreement with your partner, contractor, or a client, or rent industrial premises or request for bank loans, you have to enter into legal relations with the party you cooperate with.  From mere negotiations which can be regulated by minutes of meeting to serious issues involving court proceedings.

LEGAL DOCUMENT TRANSLATION IS NOT A SIMPLE TASK

Be Sure to Select Your Translation Vendor Carefully! From mere negotiations which can be regulated by minutes of meeting to serious issues involving court proceedings. 

15 June 2012 In Trademark & Patent

Beijing copyright Lawyer

Our Beijing law firm counsels international individuals and corporations on protection for their copyrighted works and fair use of third-party works. We have experience registering copyrighted works and drafting and negotiating agreements involving copyrighted works, including joint-development agreements, licenses, assignments, and work made for hire agreements. 

Copyrights protect the specific expression embodied in original works of art or authorship.  The owner of a copyright has the exclusive right to reproduce the copyrighted work, to prepare derivative works, to distribute copies to the public, and to perform or display the work publicly.  Our Firm helps copyright owners protect these exclusive rights by preparing and filing applications to register copyrights, enforcing copyrights through litigation or other avenues of relief, and helping copyright owners profit from their creations via licenses and other arrangements.  Our Firm also regularly counsels its clients on the interplay of copyrights with other forms of intellectual property and recommends strategies for effective protection of all intellectual property rights for creative works.  Our Firm attorneys are actively involved as counsel for the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal assistance and basic business counseling to area cultural organizations and individuals - fine artists, commercial artists, musicians, performance artists, and writers.  Our attorneys provide lectures and seminars to educate clients, attorneys, and others on the subject of copyrights. 

Software Protection in Beijing

Our Firm understands that source code is the lifeblood of a software company and that a copyright registration covering that code is often an important aspect of a well-rounded software protection strategy, complementing patent and/or trade secret protection and software licensing.  Our Firm is well-versed in copyright office procedures for filing copyright applications in a way that protects trade secrets while still fulfilling statutory requirements to provide a deposit copy of the code to be protected.  

15 May 2012 In Trademark & Patent

Beijing marketing lawyerBeijing advertising lawyer

We are Beijing Internet Marketing and Advertising Law Attorneys. Why should you turn to our Firm? The online affiliate marketing industry has many unique nuances as well as many legal issues that can be difficult to understand under Chinese law.  As Beijing marketing and advertising lawyers, We are leaders in the Internet marketing and advertising space with cutting-edge business litigation experience.

What set our Beijing advertising and marketing lawyer different from other lawyers?

Experience: We counsel businesses and individuals in a wide range of Internet related issues including domain name disputes/theft, copyright, and trademark and unfair competition matters. We also act as general counsel to Internet based businesses such as e-commerce companies, affiliate marketing platforms, high-traffic bloggers, and crowdfunding platforms.

Structure: Our firm is centered around efficiently providing high level, specialized legal advice. We move as fast as you do. We regularly assist clients from all over the country and around the world through our case management system and online bill payments. We are dedicated to transparency and keeping the client informed at all stages of the process. We are not your typical law firm.

Results: We are committed to obtaining client goals. Whether we are in complex litigation against a big-box retailer or licensing valuable data, we focus on producing the desired result in the shortest amount of time. We have litigated against some of the largest corporations in the world and when truly unique challenges arise, we show up ready to work.

Our Advertising Law Litigation and Compliance Experience is a Mile Wide and Deep in Beijing

As one of the most reliable and reputable IP law firm in Beijing, our Firm knows the world of Internet law and advises on a wide-range of Internet marketing and advertising, regulatory investigation and defense, online sweepstakes and promotions, intellectual property, communications, and privacy and data security legal issues.

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