Dispute resolution practice of Merits & Tree focuses on commercial clients and covers a wide range of disputes arising from financial management, public capital markets, investment and financing, M&A, real estate, construction projects, bankruptcy restructuring and other types of corporate routine business. In recent years, there have been many cases in the area of securities and capital markets, Merits & Tree has conducted several rounds of seminars and published relative articles, actively developing its securities misrepresentation disputes business and has established an initial advantage in this area.
With the advantages of the corporate management system of Merits &Tree, an integrated operation mechanism of professional division of work and close cooperation has been established between the litigation and non-litigation practice areas, which can quickly aggregate and effectively utilize the knowledge and resources of lawyers in each department, and the experience of litigation projects can reverse and optimize the terms of transaction documents in the non-litigation area, while the rich knowledge accumulated in the non-litigation area also provides the strongest support for the litigation area.
Established in 1993 as the first private patent agency authorized to handle foreign-related patent matters in China, Liu, Shen & Associates has now become one of the largest intellectual property law firms in China. Liu, Shen & Associates provides high-quality services of patent and trademark prosecution and full-range IP-related legal services such as patent invalidation, patent infringement/administrative litigation, trademark infringement/administrative litigation, covering the technical fields of mechanics, electronics, telecommunications, chemistry and biomedicine. As one of the pioneer IP-dedicated law firms in China, Liu Shen has already filed over 100k patent and trademark applications, with the grant rate above the average level. In IP litigation field, Liu Shen has experiences of large quantity of technical cases about patent infringement, trademark infringement, and patent and trademark right administrative cases, trying the best to protect interests of clients.
Dentons' China region consists of 47 offices, spanning all of the nation's provinces and autonomous regions. It was formed through the 2015 combination of global firm Dentons and Chinese firm 大成. Partly as a result of that combination, Dentons is now the largest law firm in the world.
Founded in 1992, Dentons was one of the first partnership law firms in China and is now one of the largest. Dentons began implementing its first five-year plan in 2004, and in 2007 the firm launched its strategy of building a global legal services network. Through the rapid expansion that has resulted, Dentons lawyers gained access to global resources, referrals, knowledge and experience—enhancing delivery of professional, agile and efficient service to clients.
From 2005 to 2010, Dentons was named an "Outstanding Law Firm in China" for six consecutive years, and topped Asian Legal Business' annual rankings of "ALB China Top 20 Largest Law Firms" and "ALB Asia Top 50 Largest Law Firms" for years.
With more than 10,000 lawyers serving more than 70 countries, Dentons offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute—from Canada and the United States, across Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Africa, Australia, Latin America and the Caribbean and throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Through broad and in-depth cooperation between the most influential law firms from China and the West, we are innovating the world's legal services sector and marking a milestone in the history of the global legal profession.
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