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CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office Offices
F/10 OCEAN PLAZA
158 FUXINGMENNEI STREET
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CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office > The Legal 500 RankingsCCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office has a prime position in the Chinese IP market, and is as strong assisting with the commercialisation and management of IP portfolios as it is representing clients in disputes. The firm stands out among its peers for its international office network; in addition to its presence in most of China’s largest cities, the group has an office in Tokyo as well as European and US hubs. As such, numerous multinational companies instruct the team, including leading names from the technology and automotive sectors. Chuanhong Long is one of the names to note, and focuses on patent prosecution, enforcement and licensing. Former firm president Hao Ma retired from full time practice in March 2021.
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The firm: CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office is the oldest and one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in China. The firm has 322 patent and trademark attorneys, with 93 qualified attorneys-at-law. Its mission is to render tailored services to clients with high quality, efficiency and reliability in a cost-effective manner. The firm strives to continually improve the reliability and flexibility of its portfolio management system and the effectiveness of its quality control mechanism. It appoints teams of professionals with complementary expertise and organises brainstorming discussions when necessary. Its professionals are encouraged to be both proactive and creative, providing commentary and guidance and creating value-added solutions for its clients.
The firm’s reputation for professionalism is widely recognised among peer professionals and clients, both domestically and internationally. Since 1999, it has been ranked among the top Chinese intellectual property law firms in the annual surveys conducted by publisher Managing Intellectual Property and has been nominated time and again as a leading Chinese intellectual property firm by institutes such as Asia Law & Practice, Asia Legal Business, intellectual Asset Management and Chambers & Partners.
Areas of practice
Patents: pre-filing consulting; patent prosecution and re-examination; patent administrative litigation; patent searching and analysing; patent invalidation; patent infringement search and analysis; administrative and judicial enforcement; patent licensing and technology transfer; annuities payment; patent and non-patent document search and surveillance.
Trade marks: trade mark registration consulting; trade mark application and review; trade mark administrative litigation; disputes concerning trade mark registration and use; trade mark opposition and invalidation; trade mark licensing, transfer and contract drafting; trade mark renewal; due diligence investigation; trade mark search and surveillance; administrative and judicial enforcement.
Others: copyright and computer software registration; domain name registration and dispute resolution; registration of integrated circuit layout design; recordation of intellectual property with customs; consulting and litigation on trade secret and unfair competition; intellectual property financing and transaction.
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Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 93
LanguagesChinese English French German Japanese Korean Russian Spanish
MembershipsAIPPI LES INTA IPO BRICS
Our reputation for professionalism is widely recognized among peer professionals and clients, both domestically and internationally. Since 1999, we have been ranked among the top Chinese intellectual property law firms in the annual surveys conducted by publisher Managing Intellectual Property and have been nominated time and again as a leading Chinese intellectual property firm by institutes such as Legal 500, Asia Legal Business, Intellectual Asset Management, World Trademark Review and Chambers & Partners.
Headquartered in Beijing, we have branch offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Madrid, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai.
New York Office
One Penn Plaza, Suite 4425
New York, NY 10119, U.S.A.
Silicon Valley Office
3945 Freedom Circle, Suite 550
Santa Clara, CA 95054
3F, Sankaidou Building
1-9-13 Akasaka, Minato-ku
Tokyo, 107-0052, Japan
Calle del Principe de vergara 13,
5°D, 28001, Madrid, Spain
FAX: +0034 910 66 3553
Hong Kong Office
Unit 9, 34/F, Office Tower
No.1 Harbour Road, Hong Kong
18/ F, Crystal Century Mansion
567 Weihai Road, Jing’an District
Shanghai 200041, China
E mail: email@example.com
Suite 1112-13, CITIC Plaza
233 Tianhe N. Road
Guangzhou 510613, China
Unit 12, 13/F, Building T3, Kerry Plaza, Futian District, Shenzhen
TESTIMONIAL: CCPIT’s trademark teams are very experienced in handling complicated cases and dealing with challenges for their clients. Familiar with various countries’ trademark systems and laws, the trademark teams can always provide accurate and reliable suggestions. CCPIT also offers professional and effective supports in all aspects, and always sincerely thinks of their clients’ interests. CCPIT is worthy of being trusted!
TESTIMONIAL: China is the most important country for our company. Our growth is inseparable from the development of business in the Chinese market.
Therefore, as our strategic partner, we hope to continue to strengthen cooperation with you and achieve win-win results.
Chuanhong Long, President
What do you see as the main points that differentiate CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office from your competitors?
Our firm is the oldest and one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in China. We have more than 300 patent and trademark attorneys. Our mission is to render tailored services to clients with high quality, efficiency and reliability in a cost-effective manner. Our attorneys are dedicated to provide high-quality services to our clients at home and abroad. After more than 60 years development, our reputation for professionalism is widely recognized among peer professionals and clients, both domestically and internationally.
Which practices do you see growing in the next 12 months? What are the drivers behind that?
In view of the difficulty of determining the damages in intellectual property infringement including trade secret infringement cases, judicial cases show a trend of using economic analysis tools to perform calculations. What is reflected behind it is the judicial attitude of Chinese courts to enhance IP protection and to award damages more precisely. It is believed that the trend will continue in the coming year and is worthy of attention.
In the patent domain, we think the patent applications in some specific technical fields may grow in the next months. One example is metauniverse related applications, since the concept of metauniverse has been very popular recently. We expect the patent applications in the fields of AR, VR and AI vision will have a significant increase. Another example is autonomous driving. In recent years, autonomous driving, including unmanned driving and assisted driving, has developed very rapidly. Both large automobile manufacturers and internet companies have made a lot of research and development efforts. As autonomous driving is moving towards marketization, patent applications related to autonomous driving, especially standard essential patents (SEPs), may see a relatively large increase.
What’s the main change you’ve made in the firm that will benefit clients?
We set up a new branch office in Shenzhen to provide one-stop service for local clients, especially the clients in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. Besides, we reorganized our litigation teams to cover all litigation matters and IP search and analysis, especially patent litigation, trademark litigation and copyright litigation.
Is technology changing the way you interact with your clients, and the services you can provide them?
The wide use of video conference not only facilitates our contact with customers, but also facilitates the customers to participate in the oral hearing of intellectual property cases. The clients and the witnesses can attend the oral hearing from abroad. It greatly improves the efficiency of the trial.
Can you give us a practical example of how you have helped a client to add value to their business?
Once one of our customer’s trademarks was squatted by a competitor on related goods, we formulated and adopted a combined rights protection strategy comprehensively proving that our customer’s prior trademark was well-known in China, and thereby cancelled the competitor’s trademark registration on related goods. Our customer instead successfully registered the trademark on the related goods, and safely expand its business to the market of the related goods and obtain a new profit growth point.
CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office is the oldest and one of the largest full-service intellectual property law firms in China. Our firm has more than 320 patent and trademark attorneys.
We provide consultation, prosecution, mediation, administrative enforcement and litigation services relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, trade secrets, trade dress, unfair competition and other intellectual property-related matters. Headquartered in Beijing, we have branch offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Madrid, Hongkong, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
Our mission is to render tailored services to clients with high quality, efficiency and reliability in a cost-effective manner. We strive to continually improve the reliability and flexibility of our portfolio management system and the effectiveness of our quality control mechanism. We appoint teams of professionals with complementary expertise and organize brainstorming discussions when necessary. Our professionals are encouraged to be both proactive and creative, providing commentary and guidance and creating value-added solutions for our clients.
Our clients represent every sector of industry and commerce, from start-up businesses to multinational giants. Through decades of practice, we have successfully obtained hundreds of thousands of patents and trademark registrations and enforced thousands of patents and trademarks for our clients. With extensive legal and technological expertise, we are in a position to satisfy the demands of our clients in all aspects of intellectual property protection.
Our professionals are required to receive continuous professional training and education to keep pace with the development of rapidly changing laws and technologies. We organize in-house academic and experience-sharing activities on a regular basis. We send our professionals to attend training programs or pursue further education in law. Some of our attorneys are active speakers and participants in intellectual property-related conferences and seminars.
Our reputation for professionalism is widely recognized among peer professionals and clients, both domestically and internationally. Since 1999, we have been ranked among the top Chinese intellectual property law firms in the annual surveys conducted by publisher Managing Intellectual Property and have been nominated time and again as a leading Chinese intellectual property firm by institutes such as Asia Legal Business, Intellectual Asset Management and Chambers & Partners.
following the internationally recognized ethical rules and taking social responsibilities for legal professionals
rendering tailored services to clients with high quality, efficiency and reliability in a cost-effective manner
integrating expertise of attorneys in different disciplines and incorporating experience of senior professionals and vitality of junior ones
providing comments and guidelines in light of local law and practice to clients actively
providing practical solutions to clients in response to their demands
China: Intellectual Property
Published: July 2021
Authors: Mr. Chuanhong Long Mr. Gang Hu Mr. Aimin Huo Mr. Ji Liu
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Intellectual Property laws and regulations that may occur in China.
China: Patent Litigation
Published: October 2021
Authors: Mr. Chuanhong Long Mr. Ji Liu Mr Jin Xiao
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Patent Litigation laws and regulations that may occur in China.
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