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IP Law Firm of the Year 2020 — China by ALB

On September 17, the awarding ceremony of the 17th annual ALB China Law Awards 2020 was held in Park Hyatt Beijing Hotel, on which the final winners of the year were announced. 46 award categories were set by ALB to pay tribute to the excellent performance of the leading law firms and in-house teams, as well as the outstanding transaction cases in the past year. More than 200 law firms and in-house teams took part in the ceremony. CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office was selected as IP Law Firm of the Year in China. On behalf of the firm, Mr. Yonggang Wang , along with about 300 influential lawyers, in-house counsels and investment bankers, participated the awarding ceremony to witness the competence and spiritual outlook of the law firms and in-house teams that represent the leading position in the legal profession.

Ranked Tier 1 both in the Area of "Patent Prosecution", "Trademark Prosecution" and Tier 2 in the Area of "Patent Contentious", "Trademark Contentious" by MIP

Based on intensive research over the past months since September 2019, Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) has released its 2020 ranking of leading IP law firms around the world. CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office, once again, ranked Tier 1 in both “patent prosecution” and “trademark prosecution", ranked Tier 2 in "patent contentious" and "trademark contentious". According to MIP Magazine, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office is “one of the leading IP firms in China for patent filing and disputes”, and the firm acted for Pilot Corporation in a series of patent infringement cases last year.


Recommended Firm by IAM Patent 1000 (2020) for Its Prosecution

On June, 11th,  Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine's IAM Patent 1000 released the ranking result of the World's Leading Patent Professionals in 2020. CCPIT Patent and trademark Law Office is once again recommended for its gold-rated patent prosecution and silver-rated patent litigation. According to IAM, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office " Entrusted by the biggest industry leaders and Fortune 100 companies all over the world, the oldest full-service IP law firm in China drafts and files such a high volume of patents that its prolific prosecution practice has become well known and highly respected. On the contentious front, the attorneys focus their attention on administrative litigation and invalidation cases, and actively protect the clients' right in infringement cases. Chemistry specialist Chuanhong Long impresses with his patent prosecution and enforcement know-how." 

Winner of 2020 China IP Awards - IP Firm of the Year by Asia IP

On May 7, 2020, the April issue of Asia IP magazine published the list of winners for 2020 China IP Awards. CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office was awarded the IP Firm of the Year, the biggest winner of China IP Awards.

Competition for the awards was extremely fierce, and the winners really do represent the very best IP firms in China. In determining the winners, law firms were asked to submit details of cases they had worked on, which were combined with the research by Asia IP’s editorial team. Corporate counsel from around the world then voted on the shortlist, which means that the firm awarded is one of the top choices for corporate counsel looking for IP advice in China.

According to Asia IP, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office “continues to provide strong results in both litigation and prosecution work……The firm is the recipient of many honors and awards, and was a clear winner in this category.” CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office “is noted for the work it does in the enforcement realm, both through administrative enforcement and litigation relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, trade secrets, trade dress, unfair competition and other intellectual property-related matters.”

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Recognized as Tier 2 Intellectual Property Office in China by Benchmark Litigation

On May 4th, Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020 – The Guide to the region’s leading dispute resolution law firms and lawyers was released. CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office was recognized as Tier 2 Intellectual Property Office in China. According to Benchmark Litigation, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office's legacy practice boasts nearly 300 patent and trade mark attorneys and lawyers. The enforcement team provides litigation, administrative enforcement and mediation services to clients relating to patent, trade mark, copyright, domain name as well as unfair competition matters. The firm’s practitioners are well-versed in the pharmaceuticals, chemicals and high-tech industries. The firm kept busy representing Canon on its first patent infringement case filed in China against Mooming; acting for Guangzhou Zhiguang against the Patent Re-examination Board on patent administrative litigation; and filing IP infringement claims against different entities in the Chinese market suspected of infringing patents owned by Pilot. Prominent clients include BIX Food, Guangzhou Zhiguang, Hempel, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and TCL Corporation.  

Honored China Business Law Awards Winner 2020 by the China Business Law Journal 

The editorial team of China Business Law Journal presents the law firms that stand out with their performance in the year of 2020 on March,6th, 2020.

The China Business Law Journal team has received votes and recommendations from corporate counsel, senior managers and legal professionals from around the world. To determine the winning firms, the team evaluated each of their landmark deals, cases and other notable achievements in the past year, in addition to carefully considering the recommendations and comments they received. The awards are designed to showcase the diversity of talent in the legal services market, while offering assistance to in-house readers as they consider and select their external legal advisers.

CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office is honored China Business Law Awards Winner in the area of intellectural property (patent) . According to China Business Law Journal, CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office successfully handled the invalidation trial of Chinese patent for Hodogaya Chemical. “I would like to recommend Long Chuanhong, Liu Ji, and Li Ying … they always gave us practical and relevant suggestions so that we could get the suitable decision during a difficult case,” says Chen Jing, deputy manager of the IP department of Hodogaya Chemical.

Eva Veenstra, head of the IP department at Rolic Technologies, also recommends CCPIT, especially partners Deng Yi and Yang Guoxu. “Deng Yi has extensive experience assisting multinational companies in structuring their cases, and she also has a quick understanding and accurately grasps the key points, which helps us to achieve our goals,” says Veenstra. “Yang Guoxu is a very proficient, experienced and careful litigator. We like to work with him in infringement cases, where he works with a very solid methodology and a profound experience.”

The awards shows that our excellent service is widely recognized by our clients and we will spare no efforts to provide good service in the future.

Selected as Recommended Firm 2020 by WTR

On February 13rd, 2020, the leading national and international trademark practitioners from around the globe have once again been exclusively revealed with the publication of the 2020 edition of the WTR 1000.
CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office was ranked in “Gold Band” for Chinese trademark prosecution and strategy by WTR 1000. According to the WTR  CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office has a “large trademark filing practice, representing many international companies in China. Not only is it one of the oldest and largest full-service IP practices, the pioneer in both the trademark and patent space was established through the merger of the only trademark agency in China until the mid-1980s and the first patent agency authorised to have cross-border representation. 

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020: CCPIT is in the rank of TOP-TIER FIRM again

In January 2020, the Legal 500 released its annual survey results of Asia Pacific 2020 rankings, i.e., Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020. CCPIT Patent & Trademark Office, once again, was in the rank of the TOP-TIER FIRM in China in intellectual property, both in the contentious and non-contentious practice areas. The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.

Honored as the Outstanding IP Law Firm 2020 by Asialaw Profiles

According to the Guide to the Asia-Pacific's Leading Regional and Domestic Law Firms revealed by Asia Law Profiles recently, our firm is recognized as the Outstanding IP law firm 2020 in China in the area of intellectual property. Asialaw Profiles provides law firm recommendations and editorial analysis of key practice areas and industry sectors across 25 jurisdictions from Australia to Vietnam. The rankings are based on three key criteria, namely, work evidence, client feedback and peer feedback and are divided into 4 categories: Outstanding, Highly recommended, Recommended and Notable.  Being ranked as the Outstanding IP Law Firm reveals our firm's competence and professionalism in the area of intellectual property.

Our firm was awarded 2019 Outstanding IP Service Team in China by China IP Magazine

The 10th China IP International Annual Forum and 2020 Annual Conference of In-house Managers in China was held in InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun on January 11 and 12, 2020. The theme of this forum was "Breakthrough and upgrading: China's path towards globalization". It mainly focused on the new path of innovation and IP development of Chinese enterprises in the perspective of internationalization. More than 1000 people from over 30 countries and regions, including government representatives, well-known judges, IP experts and scholars, and IP managers, attended the forum/conference.As the most prominent event, the organizer announced a series of awards. CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office was awarded 2019 Outstanding IP Service Team in China in recognition of the firm’s excellent and professional services, leading position in the industry and powerful influence at home and abroad.