Established: 2003 Number of professional staff: 133
inovia PCT agent in China
China PAT Intellectual Property Office has been in business for more than ten years and has 133 people, including 78 patent practitioners and 42 administrative staff in their patent group.
The firm is headquartered in Beijing, and has offices in Xi’an and Hong Kong. China PAT directly files patent and trademark applications in Hong Kong with very competitive fees.
According to a statistical report released in October, 2014 by Managing Intellectual Property, China PAT ranks worldwide in 2014 as one of the top five PCT filing firms worldwide and the top one in China. This comes after ranking as the top PCT filing firm worldwide in 2012 and 2013. The firm requires that the practitioners who handling foreign-related cases be fluent in at least one foreign language and that they have at least two years' experience drafting patent applications from scratch.
China PAT has trained and produced their professionals with a global orientation and seasoned ability to deal with international business, by exposing them to the patent practice of the United States, Europe, Asia and the rest of the world. The high percentage of international cases they represent attests to this fact.
2nd Floor, Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Building,
Block B, No.21 Haidian South Road,
Haidian District, Beijing 100080 P.R.China
Established: 2002 Number of professional staff: 202
inovia PCT agent in China
inovia Direct (Paris Convention) agent in China
AFD is a large firm with a broad multidisciplinary background. The firm's patent team has 98 patent practitioners and 69 case coordinators. Many of AFD's attorneys were previously senior China Patent Office patent examiners. Most of AFD's patent attorneys have extensive working experience on domestic and international patent applications.
AFD's headquarters are located in Beijing, China. The firm also has a U.S. office for supporting foreign clients. The staff in the U.S. office provides prosecution consulting services and customer support to bridge the language and time difference for global clients.
AFD's services cover the broad areas of patent strategy advising, patentability searching and opinions, patent applications, invalidation proceedings patent licensing, pledge registrations, patent recording with customs, patent litigations on patent infringement and representing clients in border protection before customs. AFD is a prominent player and regular award winner in patent practice. The firm has been recognized by Administrative Authorities and Peer-Review as one of the outstanding patent firms in the capital region and nationwide in the past several years.
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Suite B 1601A
8 Xueqing Rd. Haidian District