The Firm / Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals

Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals


With high expectation of explosive growth in China’s biotechnology and chemical related industries, leading biotechnology and chemical companies have already deployed R&D centers in major China cities. Our attorneys understand the client’s mission to cure disease and improve people’s health, and China’s biotechnology and pharmaceutical markets’ challenge. Start-ups and Fortune 500 corporations turn to Beijing East IP’s Life Science team to protect their important and valuable intellectual property assets.

Our attorneys in the biology, chemistry and pharmaceutical patent team obtained advanced degrees in biology, chemistry, biochemistry from the best universities in China. They have abundant experiences in life science matters before the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), Patent Review Reexamination Board (PRB), and the people’s courts for prosecuting life science patents, defending patent infringement and invalidity challenges, and enforcing patent rights. Our Patent Information Consulting team also assists in providing patentability opinion, freedom-to-operate report, and evidence-of-use search, due diligence, and IP monitoring.

Our trademark team provides trademark and copyright strategies specific for dealing with China’s unique market and legal system. Our attorneys identify and protect client’s brands through trademark clearance, registration, and litigation to ensure their brand integrity and distinctiveness.

Beijing East IP have worked on many high level cases and wide spectrum of projects for our clients. Our services include:

  • Patent prosecution across all technical areas before the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
  • Challenging and defending the validity of client’s patents in administrative proceedings before SIPO and the Patent Reexamination Board (PRB)
  • Asserting patent rights in litigation before the People’s Courts
  • Defending clients from infringement before the People’s Courts
  • Patent information consulting services include patentability search, patent validity search, freedom-to-operate (FTO) search, evidence-of-use search, due diligence, and identify, monitor existing and potential competitors activities
  • Trademark clearance search
  • Trademark prosecution, enforcement, and litigation
  • Trademark portfolio counseling
  • Domain name disputes and enforcements
  • Copyright registration and enforcements

 Representative Clients

  • A leading U.S. multinational conglomerate corporation
  • A leading Japanese medical testing devices company
  • A leading Dutch multinational chemical company
  • A leading German housewares and cleaning products menufactuer
  • A leading American biopharmaceutical company
  • A leading Chinese pharmaceutical company
  • A leading U.S. global pharmaceutical corporation
  • A leading U.S. paint and coatings company