Founded in 1984, China Patent Agent (HK) is one of China’s pioneer IP firms. The team houses lawyers with backgrounds in electronics, chemicals and biotechnology. The firm is acknowledged for its expertise in handling patent prosecution and litigation work. Apart from its Hong Kong-based main office, the firm also has offices in Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, New York, Tokyo and Munich.
IP specialists Yuhe Wu and Yanfeng Xiong are key names in the firm.
In one case highlight, the firm acted for Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam and Roger Kingdon Craig in an administrative dispute before the IP Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court of China which issued a judgement revoking the reexamination decision made by the China National Intellectual Property Administration. It also represented Alfa Laval Corporate AB in an administrative dispute over the invalidation of the invention patent directed to soldering technology.
In another case, the firm represented Siemens to enforce its LTE standard essential patents (SEPs) against Chinese cellphone manufacturer Xiaomi.
Key clients for the firm include Ericsson, Honeywell International, Intel, KPN, Pfizer and Unwired Planet.