Provided by Scott Palmer
Scott Palmer provides comprehensive counsel on intellectual property registration, maintenance, licensing, enforcement and litigation for foreign companies in China and for Chinese companies in the United States. In his management of IP portfolios for large major multinational companies, Scott oversees their wide range of needs, including IP registration and prosecution, anti-counterfeiting, administrative and civil litigation before the Chinese courts, and licensing and cross-border technology transfers. In the litigation context, Scott regularly manages high-profile matters in China and the US for plaintiffs and defendants involving trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, copyrights and patents.
Scott regularly assists companies in the areas of brand development, advertising and product quality, as well as license approvals and regulatory compliance for products and services in highly regulated industries. Scott also represents information technology firms before the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), and regularly advises on internet governance and cyber security issues in China. Scott began his legal career in China over 18 years ago, is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and receives international recognition for his counsel to top brands and companies in such industries as apparel, retail, hospitality, automotive, software, musical instruments, entertainment, life sciences, cosmetics, transportation and green energy.
Scott Palmer "has a long-established practice in China," according to commentators. The Beijing office managing partner has vast experience in trade mark matters. He offers additional expertise in handling patents and domain name cases, routinely advising on prosecution, invalidation and infringement cases. "He understands our business and knows our executives' needs," appreciates one client.