Panawell & Partners

Panawell Intellectual Property (Panawell) – which combines IP firm Panawell & Partners LLC and law firm Panawell & Partners – is committed to providing efficient, quality and professional IP services to local and international clients.

Panawell’s services cover IP counselling, patent and trademark filing and prosecution, anti-unfair competition, trade secrets protection, freedom-to-operate analyses, IP transactions, enforcement and litigation.

Panawell has a strong, professional team of IP attorneys who have graduated from famous Chinese universities with master’s or doctoral degrees in science, technology and law. The firm’s professionals have been trained in China, the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom, and have significant expertise in IP practice, particularly with regard to patent and trademark prosecution and litigation, in which most of the firm’s partners have over 20 years’ experience.

Panawell has been providing tailored services and best solutions to different clients to achieve well-established and better-enforced IP rights in China and internationally, satisfying clients’ diverse business needs and making their investments more valuable.

Our commitments

  • Prompt response to your diverse demands with optimal solutions
  • Tailored team to meet your needs with our comprehensive, top-quality legal services
  • Optimisation of your interests through bespoke services
  • High-quality services at a reasonable cost

Patent services

  • Drafting, filing and prosecuting
  • Re-examination proceedings and court appeals against rejections
  • Invalidation proceedings and court appeals against official decisions
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty application filing and prosecution
  • Advising, drafting and negotiating licences and assignments
  • Administrative proceedings against infringement or other disputes
  • Infringement litigation
  • Patent annuities payment
  • Patent search and opinion
  • Patent watch
  • Infringement analysis
  • Market clearance search, investigation and analysis
  • Patent protection and strategy advice
  • Hong Kong and Macau patent and design registration

Trademark services

  • Filing for registration (including domestic filing, overseas national filing and international filing)
  • Re-examination and court appeals against rejections
  • Opposition proceedings and court appeals against official decisions
  • Cancellation proceedings and court appeals against official decisions
  • Advising, drafting, negotiating and filing assignments of trademark applications and registrations
  • Advising, drafting, negotiating and recording licensing agreements
  • Renewals, change of applicants’ or registrants’ names and addresses
  • Administrative actions against infringement
  • Civil and criminal actions against infringement
  • Watch service
  • Advising on trademark protection and strategy
  • Hong Kong and Macau trademark registration

Litigation services

  • Invalidation proceedings and court appeals against official decisions
  • Re-examination proceedings and court appeals against rejections
  • Infringement litigation
  • Re-examination and court appeals against rejections
  • Opposition proceedings and court appeals against official decisions
  • Cancellation proceedings and court appeals against official decisions
  • Copyright litigation in courts at different levels
  • Computer software litigation in courts at different levels

Other services

  • IP rights customs protection
  • IP rights due diligence investigation and legal opinion
  • Domain name registration, dispute resolution and enforcement
  • Registration and protection for integrated circuits topography
  • Counselling on IP rights protection for domestic and overseas companies
  • Trade secrets and trade dress protection
  • Anti-unfair competition
  • IP rights training
  • IP assets management

Contact details

Panawell & Partners
1002 -1005 10th Floor China Life Tower
16 Chao Yang Men Wai Street
Chaoyang District
Beijing 100020
China

Professional contacts

Sample client list

  • Airbus Operations Gmbh
  • E Ink Corporation
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Institutes of CAS
  • Kimberly-Clark (China)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide
  • Taikang Group

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