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Gold - Individuals: prosecution
Prosecution powerhouse China Sinda Intellectual Property currently houses a cohort of more than 150 experienced professionals, who ably assist applicants at every stage of the registration cycle. This privately owned Beijing-based firm is led by Beibing Gary Zhang, who can prosecute inventions as well as arguing patent cases in court. A US-qualified lawyer and patent attorney who has practised before both the USPTO and CNIPA patent appeal boards, Zhang can make Chinese patent matters instantly comprehensible to those more familiar with the American system.
Beibing Gary Zhang is a partner and the president of China Sinda Intellectual Property, a leading private IP firm in China. Dr Zhang practises in all areas of intellectual property and focuses on patent prosecution, invalidation, litigation and counselling. He is also experienced in administrative proceedings for the protection and enforcement of IP rights.
Dr Zhang is an attorney at law and a registered patent attorney in the United States, and practised in major US law firms for many years before joining China Sinda. He has helped clients obtain, leverage and enforce patents around the world, particularly in China and the United States. Dr Zhang also counsels and provides opinions to clients regarding patent validity, freedom to operate, due diligence and licensing, and advises clients on the creation, management and leverage of their patent portfolios on a global basis.
Dr Zhang is experienced in patent litigation before the People’s Court and has successfully represented many clients in both enforcing their patents and defending against infringement suits in China. He is also experienced in patent invalidation proceedings before the China National IP Administration and is one of the few individuals who have argued before both the US Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and the China Patent Re-examination Board. He is also experienced in administrative proceedings at provincial and local agencies for the protection and enforcement of IP rights, and has helped clients to successfully combat counterfeiting and piracy that involve patents, trademarks and copyrights.
Dr Zhang obtained his JD from the Georgetown University Law Centre, Washington DC; his PhD in chemical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston; and his BS in chemical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing.
China Sinda Intellectual Property is a leading private IP firm in China. As one of the earliest, largest and most prominent Chinese IP firms, China Sinda Intellectual Property, in conjunction with sister law firm China Sinda Law Offices, provides all aspects of IP and related commercial law services to clients both at home and abroad. Since our foundation in 1995, we have not only witnessed, but also actively participated in the unprecedented development of the Chinese patent, trademark and IP legal systems. At the same time, we have earned the trust and support of clients and partners through the quality of our services and the dedication of our professionals. Headquartered in Beijing, we have established branch offices in Hong Kong, Washington DC, Tokyo, Munich and Singapore to meet the needs of our increasing client base.
China Sinda has more than 300 staff, including over 200 patent, trademark and legal attorneys and other professionals. Our people include first-generation IP professionals, who have been working in the IP field since the enactment of patent and trademark laws in China in the 1980s, seasoned patent and trademark attorneys and attorneys at law, as well as an experienced and dedicated supporting staff. Many of our attorneys also have overseas educational or professional experience. More than 80% of our patent attorneys hold master or doctorate degrees and some are former patent examiners at the Chinese Patent Office.
Our clients include multinational companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, research institutes, universities and individuals. Many of our clients have been working with us since the foundation and early years of our firm and most of our clients have been with us for 10 years or more.
As a full-service IP firm, we have expertise in prosecution, litigation and consultation matters relating to patents, trademarks, copyright, unfair competition, anti-counterfeiting and other IP issues. Over the years, we have not only helped our clients build valuable patent, trademark and other IP portfolios in China and abroad, but also effectively protected, enforced and leveraged their IP rights in China and beyond through quality, timely and efficient services.
We are one of the first Chinese law firms, of any kind, to adopt an electronic system and software database to manage our case and client information. Over the years, we have developed a unique electronic system that not only suits the Chinese legal practice perfectly, but also has the ability to adapt to each individual client’s needs.
Our goal is to be your first choice for IP services in China.