China chemistry IP lawyer

This China IP Law Firm’s Industrial Chemistry IP practice group serves international start-up company who has business presence in China, small companies, universities, non-profits and Fortune 500 companies. This China IP Law Firm brings special strength and experience in industrial chemistry.

Whether a company is well established and pursuing a new invention or product line, or is in the early stages of evaluating technology and developing its business, our team has extensive experience with assisting companies in overcoming IP challenges at all stages of development.

All professionals in our team are registered to practice before the China Patent and Trademark Office. Our attorneys have bar admissions in a number of state and federal jurisdictions including local courts and the Supreme Court of China. Each practitioner brings a unique background by education, training, and practice, including degrees in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Industry experience in chemistry

Our Firm has a long and successful history of representing clients in the chemical industry. Our knowledge of chemistry makes the difference: many Our Firm attorneys have degrees in chemical engineering and industry experience; others have advanced degrees in fields such as analytical chemistry, biochemistry, or organic chemistry.

Our clients in the chemical industry turn to us for patent portfolio development, licensing, patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate opinions, patent litigation, contested patent office proceedings, arbitration, and more.

Many of this China Chemistry IP Firm’s professionals have extensive education, training, and experience in chemical- and materials-related technologies, including such diverse areas as organic and inorganic chemistry, reactor design, process engineering, polymer synthesis and processing, fire retardants, catalysts, metallurgy, adhesives, cleaning formulations, personal care products, lubricants, surfactants, films, laminates/composites, food chemistry and corrosion prevention coatings.  Firm members have university, government, and industry experience in research and development, business operations, and legal departments. We understand your needs because we have walked in your shoes.

Examples of our China Chemistry Lawyer's success for clients in the chemical industry include:

  • Obtaining preliminary and permanent injunctive relief, as well as a multimillion dollar damages award, in favor of a worldwide manufacturer and processor of liquid, powdered and granulated forms of iron oxide.
  • Securing a jury verdict of more than $80 million for infringement of a chemical process patent.
  • Obtaining affirmance before the China Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, on behalf of a patent applicant for a chemical process, for failure of the China Patent & Trademark Office to abide by the Administrative Procedure Act.
  • Winning successive trial victories in the International Trade Commission invalidating a patent claim for a chemical process for manufacturing R-134a.
  • Preparing and implementing robust patent, trademark and design patent portfolios for two industry-leading chemical and chemical additive companies.
  • Securing favorable settlement for a patent holder on a patent infringement claim on petroleum refining technology, involving payments of $9 million plus future royalties.
  • Protecting and enhancing the intellectual property assets of an international licensing program for one of the world's leading petrochemical companies.
  • Strategically positioning, developing, and enforcing the chemical portfolio of a leading global chemical intermediates company.

Representative Chemical Areas our China Chemistry Lawyer Served:

  • Adhesives
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Building Products
  • Catalysts
  • Ceramics
  • Coatings
  • Elastomers
  • Fuel Additives
  • Glass Products
  • Herbicides
  • Industrial Chemicals
  • Inorganic Materials
  • Lubricants
  • Nanomaterials
  • Pesticides
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceutical Active Ingredients
  • Pharmaceutical Excipients
  • Polymers
  • Propellants
  • Radionuclides
  • Refrigerants
  • Sealants
  • Surfactants
  • Water Treatment Chemicals

Our Firm also has many years of experience in preparing clearance opinions, and we can help you assess the inherent risks in developing and marketing new products and help you avoid liability or enhanced liability in patent infringement suits. As you look to expand and promote your business, we can assist by performing landscape analyses on patents, covering specific technologies. Many of our clients find these opinions instructive and sometimes indispensable, in determining future product ideas and improvements. 

We represent a number of clients active in technology areas involving industrial chemistry and polymers, including specialty and commodity chemical companies, consumer product companies, polymer manufacturers, formulators, catalyst suppliers, and packaging companies, as well as various universities in China.