With over 200 dedicated professionals, Beijing East IP has helped a full spectrum of clients – from startups to Fortune 500 corporations to domestic multinational companies – on their intellectual property issues in China.
On April 27, 2018, the Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Promotion Conference 2018 was held in Beijing. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Beijing Municipal Intellectual Property Office, the Management Committee of the Zhongguancun Science Park, and the Center for Patent Examination Collaboration Beijing Center of the Patent Office of the State Intellectual Property Office of China. Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Promotion Bureau and the Capital Intellectual Property Service Industry Association jointly organized the conference. The topic of the conference was “Optimizing Patent Management Services; Assisting Science and Innovation Center Construction.” During the conference, 13 patent attorneys from BEIP were appointed by Zhongguancun Intellectual Property Promotion Bureau as Zhongguancun foreign intellectual property service experts.
On April 24, 2018, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) published the Annual Report on Intellectual Property Cases of the Supreme People’s Court (2017). The Annual Report selected 33 typical cases from IP and unfair competition cases concluded by SPC in 2017 and summarized 42 applicable legal issues with instructional significance, reflecting thoughts and judgment methods of SPC on hearing new, difficult, and complex cases in IP and unfair competition fields.
BEIJING, September 2017 – In the lead of Office of the National Leading Group on the Fight Against IPR Infringement and Counterfeiting and with the support of China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association, national primary associations China Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeit Innovation Strategic Alliance (hereinafter referred to be “the Alliance”) in cooperation with hundreds of enterprises and public institutions.
On 15th of March 2018, in the evaluation of Outstanding Patent Attorney and Patent Agency of the Year held by Goldwind, our client, Beijing East IP Ltd. was awarded Outstanding Patent Agency of the Year for our serious and responsible attitude as well as professional service toward clients. Several attorneys of our company won the Distinguished Service Award, the Distinguished Contribution Award, and the title of “Talented Patent Writer”.
BEIJING, December 8 – Dr. Xiaodong LI, president of our company, was selected to be a member of the Legal Advisory Team of Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council. The Legal Advisory Team consists of professional lawyers specializing in different fields and aims to protect the lawful rights and interests of returned overseas Chinese and their relative and Hong Kong and Macau compatriots by offering them legal advice and aid.
BEIJING, March 2–Beijing Patent Attorneys Association released the 2017 star-rating list of patent agencies in Beijing. Beijing East IP was awarded as a Four-Star Patent Agency of 2017.
In June 2017, Dr. Lulin GAO, Chairman of Beijing East IP and founding Commissioner of the SIPO, was invited to speak on the “Managing the China Challenge” panel at the IPBC Global 2017 in Ottawa, Canada.
Erick Robinson, an experienced U.S. patent attorney and trial lawyer with a technical background in computer science and physics, as well as biotechnology joined Beijing East IP as Director of Patent Litigation.
Following 2016 when Beijing East IP participated in the IP Star Survey for the very first time, once again Beijing East IP was ranked as 2017 Tier 2 Firm by MIP.