AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office

AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office

No. of Practitioners : 139

Languages : Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, German

Offices : Beijing China, Maryland US

AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office is a privately owned leading IP law firm based in Beijing, China, with a client-supporting team in Maryland, United States. Since its founding in 2002, AFD has provided premium services to clients around the world in all areas of IP law – including patents, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, layout designs of integrated circuits, trade secrets, unfair competition, anti-counterfeiting – and other legal areas in China.

Values

AFD always adheres to the fundamental objective of good practice and delivering premium services to clients. It strives to support clients' needs the best way and wants to ensure service quality and satisfaction. Following such a service tenet, it treats clients with respect and integrity, hearing what they require, caring what they want, and providing what they desire, in order to maximize the achievement of clients.

Services

AFD provides a broad spectrum of services – including IP strategy, patent mining, patent drafting, IP filing and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, validity or invalidity analysis, investigations, IP due diligence, dispute resolution and IP litigation – to strengthen and protect clients’ IP rights in China. In addition, AFD performs IP strategic analysis and crafts viable solutions to protect clients’ IP assets in China.

Meanwhile, AFD persists in adopting forward thinking throughout its work, so as to seize at most ability any possible opportunities and avoid any possible risks for clients in a responsible manner. Its practices are not limited to verbatim interpretations of the law or conventional operations, but are rooted in getting to the crux of the problem and creating out-of-the-box, innovative solutions. All these made AFD a reputation for tackling difficult cases and defending clients in complex situations.

People

AFD has over 270 employees. Two-thirds of the professional team are patent and trademark practitioners and attorneys at law. Many of the firm’s attorneys studied abroad and have advanced degrees in various technical fields as well as extensive industry experience. In addition, some of its attorneys have years of experience working as patent examiners in the China Patent Office. Its professionals work closely as a team by leveraging diversified skills and talents to address complex and challenging IP issues in cost-effective ways.

Address Technology Fortune Center Tower B, 16th Fl. Suite 1601A, 8 Xueqing Road, Beijing 100192, China
Tel 86-10-8273 0790
Fax 86-10-8273 0820
Contact Person Xia Zheng
Email afdbj@afdip.com
Jurisdiction China
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