Room C, Floor 17, Unit 3, Building 3, InDo Building, A48 Zhichun Road, Haidian Distric
Partner: Gloria Q Wu
Number of Partners: 10
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 410+
Languages : Chinese, English, German, Japanese, Korean
Network Memberships: INTA, AIPPI, FICPI, CBBC
Since its establishment in 1994, Kangxin has grown into a leader amongst IP law firms in China, with offices in Beijing, Tianjin, Qingdao, Xi’an, Wuhan, Hangzhou, and Dongguan. Our client base includes domestic Chinese enterprises and international companies from around the world. We represent many different businesses, including start-ups, well-known domestic entities, and Fortune 500 multinationals. Each year, Kangxin grows exponentially while continuing its focus on providing exceptional Intellectual Property services. At Kangxin, we focus on our clients' best interests; a business practice which sets us apart from other IP firms in China. Our efforts have earned the company numerous accolades including: “Top Honors” from Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Managing Intellectual Property and World Trademark Review.
At Kangxin, our practitioners are highly professional, client focused, and efficient. We recruit IP professionals from across China and abroad to join our team. There is currently more than 500 staff, including patent attorneys, trademark attorneys and specialized IP professionals.
Kangxin IP Platform is a comprehensive IP management tool, backed by a team of professionals from Kangxin Partners, P.C. Combining IP, IT, and AI technology. Kangxin IP Platform provides a smart, one-stop, solution to maintain your trademark, brand protection, and copyright portfolio with a complete suite of protection services.
Since its opening in 1994, patent applications filed by Kangxin have had a success rate of over 90% - one of the highest percentages in China. In 2017, Kangxin filed 821 PCT applications on behalf of Chinese domestic clients, placing us No. 3 in China and No. 5 in the world for IP firms according to the MIP PCT Annual Survey.
Our Patent team is divided into three main divisions: Electronics, Chemistry & Life Sciences, and Mechanics. Each division has experts in the fields of chemistry, electronics, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, communications and computer technology, and mechanics.
Trademarks, Copyrights & Domain Names
Staffed by attorneys with experience in both Chinese and international law and practice, Kangxin is recognized as having one of the strongest trademark practice groups in China.
At Kangxin, we understand that trademark and copyright protection is the essence of your business. Our professionals will help you determine the optimum strategy for protecting your intellectual property rights, and will work with you to enforce these rights in the event of third-party conflicts and counterfeiting.
Our expert services would not be complete without domain name services. In today’s internet age, domain name issues can be a common issue. Our team has extensive experience in domain name registration and dispute resolution. We will represent you to negotiate with third-parties and domain name related disputes.
Kangxin’s legal practice has experience in a wide variety of intellectual property disputes, including those related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, and technology transfer disputes.
Our senior patent attorneys have over 20 years of practical field experience, while our litigation attorneys are intellectual property specialists with backgrounds particularly suited for intellectual property related litigation.
Several of our litigation professionals previously worked at the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), while others have served in the Provincial High Courts, Beijing's Intellectual Property Courts and the Supreme People's Court of China.
IP Strategy and Design
Our IP strategy and design practice includes preliminary, invalidation, and infringement searches. We provide IP strategic consulting services, and create patent maps for clients. In conjunction with both the Chinese government and corporate clients, we complete successful strategy projects each year.
Key IP Areas
Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution
Key Sector Expertise
Advertising, Aerospace, Artificial intelligence, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Construction & materials, E-commerce, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Food & beverage, Furniture, Industrials, Instruments, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Oil & gas, Pharmaceutical, Professional services, Robotics, Telecommunication, Technology hardware, Tobacco, Universities & research, Utilities