Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Our practice covers the areas of patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition with an emphasis on patent search, patent validity and infringement analysis and invalidating competitors' claims.

Our practice includes:

  • Patent, utility model, design and trademark searching
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent, utility model, design and trademark applications
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent, utility model, design and trademark trials for invalidation
  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting foreign patent, design and trademark applications, including filing under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the Madrid Protocol and in the European Patent Office (EPO)
  • Rendering opinions on patentability or registrability, validity and infringement of patents, utility models, designs and trademarks
  • Analyzing patent information and patent mapping
  • Drafting and rendering advices on IP provisions of employment contracts, IP infringement warning letters, and license, cooperative research and development, settlement agreements and other documents
  • Patent and trademark valuation

Areas of Technology

Our technical practice includes extensive experience in mechanics, electronics, information technology, construction, physics, materials, chemistry, bioscience, manufacturing, and other technologies.

Specific areas of experience include:

  • Vehicle seats and interior products
  • Precision surveying instruments and industrial measurement system
  • Compact automotive motors and automotive components
  • Vacuum thin film deposition system
  • Cutting tools
  • Medical devices
  • Game machines
  • Plastics molding
  • Semiconductors, including semiconductor process technology
  • Foods
  • Tissue engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical products
  • Medical methods
  • Manufactured housing
  • Computer software
  • Business methods
  • Computerized medical system