June Wang

IAM Research

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Gold - Individuals: prosecution

Prosecution powerhouse NTD Intellectual Property Attorneys prides itself on providing a one-stop shop experience via a highly stable team of patent attorneys. With its wide coverage of technical areas, the prosecution team continues to keep abreast of the latest technological and judicial developments through extensive in-house training. Its exceptionally high quality of services, in both contentious and non-contentious settings, has earned the loyalty of a slew of global leaders in chips and computers. Senior partner June Wang has spent years earning the support of big-tech names with her encyclopaedic knowledge of SEPs, semiconductors and software. Another senior partner Heather Lin is a safe pair of hands for all aspects of biotech patent protection. On the contentious side, chemicals, materials and pharmaceutical companies rely on the courtroom instincts of NTD’s astute litigators. Meanwhile, Christopher Shaowei is a veteran of Supreme People’s Court practice and has been actively involved in China’s legislative process relating to IP laws and regulations. Further litigious nous is supplied by Frank Mu, who has made frequent appearances in technically challenging patent suits. Alongside him is Gavin (Qingzhong) Jia – he has handled over 100 invalidation actions and patent litigations before the local courts and the Supreme People’s Court throughout his fruitful two-decades-long career. Jian Sun and Joe (Dianjun) Xu are the names to know on the group’s renowned Japan unit. A trained biomolecular engineer, Sun has drawn on his Japan experience to become a major force on the Japan desk; while Xu regularly prosecutes electronics patents for leading Japanese conglomerates. Electronics group leader Yang Zhang has been entrusted with patent portfolios by the likes of Qualcomm, Microsoft, Philips, Intel and Huawei. Lida Zhang has constantly received instructions from global communication companies, software companies and chipmakers. Wilson Zhang has a fine understanding of fluid machinery, mechanical engineering, industrial design, automotive engineering and printing machinery. Last but not least, electronics ace Di Gao is a fan favourite among semiconductor clients in China, Japan and the United States.

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