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Bronze - Individuals: prosecution
Established by Lulin Gao, the founding father of the modern China intellectual property legal system, mighty prosecution shop Beijing East IP meets and exceeds every demand of its discerning patrons. Big names in the tech scene, be it headquartered in the United States or China, have flocked to the doorstep of the firm. Currently housing more than 220 IP experts with outstanding pedigrees and résumés, the team has made an indelible mark on the IP scene since its creation in 2002. Electrical patent head Qiang Lin is noted for his solution-oriented approach to patent drafting and specialises in telecommunications, computer software/hardware, internet and optical instruments. Working alongside him is Qiong Peng, who has an encyclopaedic understanding of the China patent system.