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.
Sir Richard Needham has spent near fifty years in business and politics. He has unrivalled access at the highest levels into both public and private sectors in Asia, Europe and the US.
From 1985-1992 Richard Needham was a British Minister in Northern Ireland, and was appointed the Minister of Trade at the UK DTI in 1992.
Since leaving politics he has become involved in a number of businesses both large and small. He was Director of several leading corporations. He is President of the British Exporters’ Association and continues informally to advise the British Government on trade promotion matters. He is also an advisor to the President of Colombia on the peace process. Richard is the author of two books and is an Honourary Doctor of laws for the University of Ulster. He is a founder member of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group.