Mr Samson Yu > Kangxin Partners, p.c. > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Kangxin Partners, p.c.
FLOOR 16, TOWER A, INDO BUILDING
A48 ZHICHUN ROAD, HAIDIAN DISTRICT
BEIJING 100098
China

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Mr. Yu joined Kangxin Partners, P.C. in 1998 and was promoted to Managing Partner in 2001, his background and extensive experience in IP law has distinguished him as one of the leading experts in the IP industry.

Career

Mr. Yu began his IP career in 1984 as a patent attorney with the CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, eventually serving as Deputy Director of its German office. In 1990, he joined a U.S. IP firm in Silicon Valley as a patent attorney. At Kangxin, Mr. Yu currently practices all aspects of Intellectual Property Law, specializing in patent and trademark prosecution, due diligence, and client counseling. He has successfully litigated numerous IP disputes involving patent and trademark infringements and unfair competition. Mr. Yu worked as an IP strategic designer and advisor for many of China’s top companies, providing them with valuable investigation services in their overseas company acquisitions. He is also experienced in assisting Chinese companies in their response to ITC 337 Patent prosecution in the United States and was appointed as one of the principals in charge of the “Study of Research and Optimization on Law Risk Management and Control System for Group Corporations” by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC). The majority of Mr. Yu’s clients are international Fortune 500 companies. In addition to being acknowledged as one of the top experts in the IP industry, Mr. Yu also serves as an internationally renowned guest lecturer, advisor, and published author in Intellectual Property law. He is routinely invited to lecture at many international conferences.

Languages

English, Chinese.

Memberships

INTA, AIPPI, AIPLA, Marques, Pat-Got, ACPAA, FICPI

Education

Mr. Yu obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Dalian Maritime University in 1982, and his International Executive Master of Business Administration from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology in 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms

Kangxin Partners, p.c.‘s key area is patent filing and prosecution work, with three specialised divisions focussing on electronics, chemistry and life sciences and mechanics. Shirley Dong  and James Chen  respectively lead the domestic and foreign patent departments and and deal with a large volume of patent applications. Aside from patents, the firm also has a sizeable trademarks offering; Gloria Wu  assists international brands with developing protection strategies in China. Managing partner Samson Yu  is another name to note and advises on a range of contentious and prosecution issues.