29 Nov
2019

Patents in Asia-Pacific 2019/2020: China

Xiaofang Li

Group leader, electrical patent department

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Xiaofang Li is a group leader in the electrical patent department at CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office and has been working as a patent attorney since 2007. She has a master’s in electrical science and technology from Tsinghua University and also holds qualifications as a patent attorney and lawyer. Ms Li has received training in European patent practice in the United Kingdom and is now studying IP law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law in the United States. She has handled more than 1,000 patent filing and prosecution cases, particularly in the fields of communication, computer software and hardware, networks, circuits and semiconductors. Ms Li has also represented clients in patent prosecution cases in countries outside of China, such as the United States and Europe and has also represented clients in many patent re-examination and invalidation cases as well as administrative litigation cases.

Ji Liu

Patent attorney

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Ji Liu is the deputy director of the patent litigation department at CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office and has been working as a patent attorney since 2001. He has a master’s in polymer science and studied IP law at Cardozo School of Law. Mr Liu has also trained in US and German law firms, focusing on patent laws and practice in the United States and Europe. He has handled more than 1,000 patent filing and prosecuting cases in various technical fields, particularly polymers and chemical engineering. Mr Liu has also represented clients in many patent re-examination cases, patent invalidation cases and administrative litigation cases, including a retrial case before the Supreme Court.