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Lifang & Partners

Intellectual Property (PRC Firms)

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What the team is known for

The firm maintains a substantial practice with notable IP credentials. Advises on the full spectrum of IP matters and regularly acts on complex litigation before the courts. Remains a counsel of choice for leading multinationals in various patent, copyright and trade mark infringement actions. On top of its IP litigation work, the team also acts for domestic corporations on IP management matters as well as patent invalidation cases. Noteworthy in the antitrust sphere and able to advise on cross-disciplinary issues.

Strengths

Clients hail the team's "solid legal skills," adding that the lawyers take a "practical and constructive approach to handling complicated legal issues."

Many market sources also single out the practice for the depth of its experience in IP litigation. One client summarises: "The team has very solid practical experience. The lawyers can formulate systematic litigation strategy, standardise the evidence collection and preservation process, and offer perfect alternative plans."

Work highlights

Defended Xiaomi Communications in a patent infringement case brought by Siemens before the Shanghai IP Court.

Notable practitioners
业务优势

该律所保持可观的业务,并拥有值得注意的知识产权资格。该团队提供全方位的知识产权法律意见,并经常在法庭代理复杂诉讼案件。仍然是领先跨国公司在处理各种专利、版权和商标侵权行为事务上的首选律所。除知识产权诉讼工作外, 该团队还为国内公司处理知识产权管理事务以及专利无效案件。在反垄断领域值得关注, 并能够就跨领域问题提供建议。

团队强项

客户赞扬该团队的“扎实的法律技能”,并补充说该团队采用“实用且有建设性的方式来处理复杂的法律问题。”

许多市场人士也突出其知识产权诉讼上丰富的经验。一位客户总结说:“该团队拥有非常扎实的法律实务经验。律师们能制定系统的诉讼策略,规范证据保全流程,能给予完善的备选方案。”

业务亮点

在西门子向上海知识产权法院提起的专利侵权诉讼案件中为小米通信进行辩护。

领先律师

Zhang Bin "provides accurate judgement and prediction, as well as comprehensive analysis of the difficulties that companies may face in litigation," according to clients. She is known for undertaking copyright infringement litigation on behalf of TMT and technology clients.

据客户指出, 张斌 律师的“预判很准确,全面分析企业在诉讼中可能面临的困难,” 她以代表TMT和科技领域的客户进行著作权侵权诉讼而闻名。

Xie Guanbin maintains an excellent reputation for his longstanding practice. He is frequently sought after by multinational clients for his expertise in patent and copyright disputes. "He has very solid legal skills and offers very practical solutions," observes one client, while another reports: "He has very deep understanding of the law and trends in the market."

谢冠斌 律师为其长期的业务实践保持着卓越的声誉。他在专利和版权纠纷方面的专业知识经常受到跨国客户的追捧。一位客户观察道:“他具有非常扎实的法律技能,并提供了非常实用的解决方案。”而另一位客户则表示:“他对法律和市场的趋势有深刻的理解。”

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Overview

Lifang & Partners is one of the fewgo-to firms for high-profile Intellectual Property issues in China. Many of ourqualified lawyers have also had a technical or scientific education.Additionally, some of them have previously worked in the Chinese CentralGovernment and the Judiciary before they embarked upon their careers in privatepractice. Such a blend of diverse academic achievements and rich careerexperiences help us to quickly understand our clients’ complex legal, businessand public policy challenges, allowing us to offer practical legal solutions.We encourage our lawyers to combine their academic knowledge with theirpractical experience to provide efficient, high quality, legal services.

Lifang & Partner’sIntellectual Property litigation team deeply understands technology, possessesstrong industry knowledge and has a proven track record of success. As ourclients' businesses have traditionally focused on creating and marketingproducts rich in Intellectual Property, enforcing IP rights and defendingagainst claims of infringement or misappropriation have always been criticalcomponents of our firm's practice. In the past decade, our litigation team hasaggressively and successfully represented our clients’ interests in patent, trademark,copyright, trade secret, unfair competition and other types of complexlitigation. Consequently, we have the experience and resources to provide ourclients with the best available representation on all Intellectual Propertyissues.

Members

Xie, Guanbin (Head of Department)

Deng, Yao

Han, Linghu

Jiang, Yi

Jiao, Shan

Li, Chunxuan

Li, Fengfeng

Liang, Hui

Liu, Yanxi

Lu, Gang

Min, Lei

Song, Hang

Wu, Rangjun

Xu, Manxia

Yu, Haidong

Zhang, Bin

Zhang, Yuanyuan

Clients

Adobe

Alibaba

American Superconductor

Beijing Chukong Technologies

BOE

BSA

Chery Auto

China Unicom

Dassault

Datang Mobile

Dyson

Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP)

Heinz

HNA Group

Hyosung

IBM

Intel

Matsutek

Microsoft

Midea

Mobike

OPPLE Lighting

Panasonic

POSCO

Samsung

Seiko-Epson

Shanghai CanXing Culture & Media

Sogou

Solvay

TBK

Xiaomi

Xinhua Net(www.xinhua.net)

Yamaha

Zalman

ZEROTECH

ZTE

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Intellectual Property (PRC Firms)

Lifang & Partners

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Location

Level 11, Tower A

Nan Xin Cang International Bulding

No. A22 Donsishitiao, Dongcheng District

Beijing

Beijing

China

100007

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Intellectual Property: Litigation (PRC Firms)


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