Practice Areas
Intellectual Property, Data and Technology

■ Copyright

Jin Mao was established precisely at a time when China’s intellectual property protection framework took shape. For the past three decades, Jin Mao acted as counsel for a number of landmark intellectual property cases, some of which have been selected to the relevant court jurisprudence and China Net of Legal Instruments on Intellectual Property. Some of the high profile cases we dealt with involved the auction of art works under the name of world-famous artist Wu Guanzhong, author’s renumeration due to the well-known writer Lu Xun, the copyright dispute over Ballet the White-haired Girl, and the dispute over the Yue Opera Dream of the Red Chamber.

■ Trademark

Jin Mao’s expertise in trademark is evidenced in both contentious and non-contentious work. Our Firm has been involved in litigation over the trademark rights of the globally-recognized trademark“Infineon”, as well as the infringement of trademark and unfair  competition in relation to the trademark “Partyworld”. In terms of non-contentious service, Jin Mao proactively advises clients on advance planning and adjustment of the overall strategy to protect their intellectual property.

■ Patent

Our top-tier patent legal services are provided by professionals qualified as both lawyer and patent agent, with specialist knowledge in the fields of electronics, communication,mechanics,biology and chemistry etc., ranging from non-contentious services of risk control to contentious dispute resolution. Our lawyers are capable of providing one-stop, comprehensive intellectual property development strategy by means of patent precautions, patent planning and patent search analysis. We assist our clients with application for patents, patent invalidation and reexamination reviews, so that our clients may overcome unfavorable competition obstacles when entering into new markets, with full enjoyment of sustainable and complete patent rights protection afforded by law.

Jin Mao lawyers with patent agent licenses have served many nationally well-known enterprises including HUAWEI, ZET, ALIBABA, QIHOO360, BOE, SINOPEC, as well as famous science and research institutions such as Tsinghua University, Peking University, China Agricultural University, Institute of Computer Science of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Our patent team maintains solid cooperation with the Shanghai Intellectual Property Service Center and Shanghai Zhangjiang High-tech Park IP Service Platform, being entrusted to manage the IP service platform operation of Shanghai Zhangjiang National Independent Innovation Pilot Zone in Jinshan district, Fengxian district, Baoshan district and Putuo district, Shanghai.

■ Data and Technology

Jin Mao has always been at the forefront of cutting-edge legal issues driven by technology development. Jin Mao lawyer enjoys professional reputation in providing proactive consultation for emerging legal issues arising from electronic advertisements, electronic games, web shops, unfair competition disputes in the e-commerce industry, disputes over computer software copyright and computer software product quality disputes.