The IP practice of ZY Partners has expanded rapidly as a result of the remarkable track record of our lawyers over the past decade. We have secured our clients' trust through successfully protecting and enhancing the value of our clients’ intellectual property rights in many cities in China. The legal professionals in ZY Partners have been working closely with clients on many cutting-edge IP issues. Quite a few of the cases we have handled have been published as guiding precedents at the Supreme Court Case Gazettes.
Many of our clients are leading enterprises in their industries and practices. We fully appreciate the business needs of our clients to operate in China. We are committed to assisting our clients to fully exploit the business opportunities and minimize their legal risks.
With over 10 years of experience in conducting IP trials and appellate work, our firm is committed to serving the best interest of our clients through consistently workable solutions and out-of-box ideas and strategies. We perceive ourselves as reliable partners to our clients in solving the problems they deal with in China.
The industries we have most legal and practical experience with include software, chemistry, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, electronics, Internet, automobile, apparel, oil, food and beverage, audio & video codecs, publishing press, and cosmetics.
ZY Partners also manages trademark, copyright and patent portfolios for multinational clients. We regularly represent our clients in the trademark appeals and patent validity disputes at the Trade Review and Appeals Board (“TRAB”) and Patent Re-examination Board (“PRB”) as well as the related judicial reviews.
We have rich experience in anti-counterfeiting enforcement through criminal prosecution, administrative actions and civil actions. Our attorneys are frequently asked to advise on cross-border licensing in the areas of telecommunication and electronics.
The firm has been regularly publishing its updates about Chinese technical standards. Our attorneys have unique opportunities to participate in Chinese standardization processes in relation to printer cartridges and video codecs and to advise on standards-related IP policies.
As a demonstration of our commitment to IP service, our attorneys are active in legislative consulting and lobbying process. Our partners were directly involved in the drafting and amending China's intellectual property laws and regulations. Several of our attorneys are adjunct professors and lecturers at prestigious law schools in China, such as the Law Schools of Peking University, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, Shanghai Communication University, and the National Judicial College (training institute for Chinese judges). Our attorneys are closely engaged in lobbying activities through foreign chamber of commerce or industrial associations, which provides us with unique positions to serve our clients at full scales.