Shangcheng & Partners is one of the premier IP law firms and has been authorized by China National Intellectual Property Administration to practice IP laws. Headquartered in Beijing, Shangcheng has a Shanghai branch and Tokyo office
The firm has a well-trained elite team with more than 130 employees practicing in all intellectual property area, from drafting/designing, filing, prosecuting to the enforcement of intellectual property right, with capability to communicate in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean. Among them, approximately 60 are attorneys at law, patent attorneys, trademark attorneys or patent engineers.
Service attitude of Shangcheng & Partners is always chasing better with delicate craftsmanship to provide clients-tailored service and have our clients obtain benefit from their Intellectual Property; on the other side, the importance of strategic thinking of enforcing IP is also emphasized.
- The Supreme Court issued a judicial interpretation of punitive damages for intellectual property rights effective from March 3 （March 2021）
- China continues to rank first in the world in terms of PCT international patent applications (March 2021)
- The Intellectual Property Court of the Supreme People's Court accepted 5,121 cases in two years, with a settlement rate of 82% (February 2021)