Trademarks in China
Lehman, Lee & Xu, through a licensed Chinese intellectual property agency, has been successfully implementing trademark protection strategies. The Firm assists numerous clients, from large multinational companies to small businesses, alike, providing comprehensive protection based on the budget set by client. The Firm’s attorneys are proactive concerning trademark protection in China, keeping watch for potential infringements and ensuring important challenge or filing dates are not missed.
We are one of the first firms in China to develop proprietary software which allows the attorneys to keep up-to-date with filings, which will soon be opened to clients for viewing their individual applications online.
The trademark attorneys at Lehman, Lee & Xu also assist clients in selection of an appropriate Chinese trademark, registration of the applications in China and abroad, while constantly maintaining and enforcing our clients' trademark portfolios.
The Firm’s attorneys handle numerous proceedings before the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), The Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB), The State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC), and other regulatory bodies. They are also involved in all aspects of transactional trademark work, including the negotiation and drafting of licensing, distribution and franchise agreements.
Below are some of the services that we provide to our trademark clientele:
- Trademark search;
- Trademark monitoring;
- China and international registration;
- Assignments & licensing;
- Name and address changes;
- Well-known trademark petitions;
- Trademark infringement;
- Anti-counterfeiting, including investigations, administrative actions and litigation;
- Customs protection;
- Trademark pledges; and
- Reissuing of trademark certificates.