On May 8, 2020 Asia IP, an authoritative intellectual property magazine released its 2020 China IP Awards, and East & Concord Partners won the award of Copyright Firm of the Year.
Comments from the Media
“East & Concord Partners has a legal team with extensive experience which has successfully rendered legal services to domestic and foreign clients. The firm has aided numerous enterprises in acquiring their copyright, trademarks, logos, and patents for effective protection. In addition to handling straightforward infringement disputes, the firm also designs implementation schemes for centralized copyright trading operations for large cultural enterprise groups. It has also represented a number of influential clients in computer software and internet areas.” ——Asia IP
The IP Team
East & Concord Partners is one of the few law firms with both patent and trademark agency qualifications in China. Its Intellectual Property Department is a professional legal service team composed of over 30 lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents. Nine people have the qualifications of both lawyer and patent agent, equipped with professional knowledge and skills in electronics, communications, chemical industry, biology, pharmacy, machinery and other fields. In addition, the majority of the employees in the department graduated from well-known international and domestic law schools, such as Duke University in US, Hitotsubashi University, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China and China University of Political Science of Law. Some partners and senior lawyers have more than 10 years of experience in practice, and have worked in the National People’s Congress, courts, the State Intellectual Property Office as well as international and domestic famous law firms for many years.
East & Concord Partners is not only committed to making and implementing comprehensive protection strategies for clients in terms of patents, but also emphasizes the active application of patent right and conducting risk management and control of patent law. In terms of trademark legal services, East & Concord Partners is proficient in brand protection strategy, and provides clients with a full range of legal services from trademark application to the exercise of trademark rights, as well as customs administrative protection.