Foridom IP Law Firm

Foridom is a full-service IP law firm based in Shanghai with more than 15 years of experience in the field of intellectual property. The firm’s six partners lead teams that include attorneys at law,30 professional trademark and copyright agents and 28 patent agents, whose practices focus on trademarks, patents, copyright, business secrets and unfair competition.

The Foridom patent team covers numerous industry sectors, from artificial intelligence, computer and software, communication engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and energy to chemicals, biologicals and pharmaceuticals.

The firm also relies on a solid network of IP law firms to provide worldwide services to its clients.

Foridom’s high-quality services have been recognised through numerous awards, including the following:

  • WTR 1000 Recommended Individual 2020 prosecution and strategy to Wang Kuiyu;
  • WTR 1000 Recommended Individual 2020 enforcement and litigation to Sophia Chen;
  • IAM  1000 2020;
  • Top Ten Excellent Team of China’s Intellectual Property Litigation to Sophia Chen and her team;
  • Top Ten Excellent Attorney of China’s Copyright Litigation to Sophia Chen;
  • Excellent Trademark Service Agency in China for nine consecutive years (China Trademark Association);
  • Trademark Golden Agency Service Individual (China Trademark Association) to Wang Kuiyu, Wang Lufeng and Gan Zhangguai;
  • Credit unit in 2016 and ranked in the top tier for eastern China (MIP);
  • Top Ten Excellent Trademark Service Agency for two consecutive years;
  • Top Ten Excellent Trademark Agency of Shanghai 2020;
  • Top Ten Excellent Trademark Recommended Individual to Wang Kuiyu 2020;
  • Excellent Intellectual Property Staff 2019-2020;
  • Intellectual Property International Excellent Service Provider 2019-2020;
  • Star Agency (All-China Patent Attorneys Association);
  • Top Ten Excellent Trademark Agency of Shanghai 2020;
  • Top Ten Excellent Trademark Recommended Individual of Shanghai to Wang Kuiyu 2020; and
  • MIP’s IP Star to Wang Kuiyu and Sophia Chen.

The firm has handled numerous landmark cases, some of which were recognised by the following distinctions:

  • the China Trademark Association’s National Excellent Trademark Case of 2019-2020 (attorneys: Sophia Chen and Li Xiaoyan);
  • the Shanghai High People’s Court IP Model Cases (attorney: Sophia Chen); and
  • Top Ten Excellent Trademark Cases in Shanghai 2020 (attorney: Sophia Chen and Li Xiaoyan).

Foridom is a member of INTA, a council member of the China Trademark Association and an executive council member of the Shanghai Trademark Association.

The firm maintains excellent relationships with international partners, which enables it to offer comprehensive patent and trademark strategies and solutions to its clients.

Practice areas

Litigation – trademark administrative litigation, patent/trademark/copyright infringement litigation, business secrets and unfair competition.

The firm also boasts a high success rate in trademark administrative proceedings.

Patents – pre-filing/filing and prosecution of national patents, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications, national phase openings for PCT and patent operation.

The Foridom patent team covers numerous industry sectors, from artificial intelligence, computer and software, communication engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and energy to chemicals, biologicals and pharmaceuticals.

Trademarks – trademark searches, filings, challenges and response, priority claims, customs registration, monitoring trademark applications and infringement, trademark operation and international applications via the Madrid System.

Our trademark expertise is well recognised, with some of our partners being invited to participate in the legislative discussions by the Chinese government. Several members of the trademark team also frequently contribute to specialist publications, such as China IP Newspaper, China Trademark and Shanghai IP.

Copyright – copyright registration, licensing, trading, testing, right protection and other comprehensive copyright strategies.

Contact details

Foridom IP Law Firm
1st Floor
B Building
NO 410 Guiping Road
Xuhui District
Shanghai 200233
China

Professional contacts

Other offices

  • Taiyuan

Sample client list

  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited
  • NU SKIN CHINA
  • Xiaomi Inc

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