Intellectual property is one of Dacheng’s key practice areas for which Dacheng is a qualified trad...
Intellectual property is one of Dacheng’s key practice areas for which Dacheng is a qualified trademark and patent agent. Dacheng’s IP attorneys have both solid training in IP laws and cross-disciplinary work experience, many of whom are also certified patent/trademark attorneys. A combination of rich practical experience and sufficient professional knowledge makes it possible for Dacheng’s attorneys to provide optimized solutions for IP rights protection in a bid to enhance clients’ core competitiveness. The IP counsel Dacheng is able to deliver is both wide-ranging and in-depth, catering to both domestic and foreign clients. Specifically, our service covers both traditional and non-traditional subject matters, such as patent, trademark, copyright, anti-competition, domain name, e-commerce, internet-based dissemination, franchising, audio-visual products, media and other cultural products.
Key services in this area include:
Patent and trademark
l Mapping out corporate patent strategies, risk diagnosis, analysis of corporate patent strategies and patentability review
l Patent application at home and abroad, reexamination of patent application, invalid patent application, patent litigation, patent licensing, pledge and transfer
l Corporate trademark strategy planning, diagnosis and trademark management planning
l Advising clients on trademark application, trademark search, trademark research, trademark administrative review, determination of well-known trademarks and trademark-related proceedings
l Advising clients on other patent- and trademark-related matters
Copyright and integrated circuit layout design protection
l Representing clients in copyright ownership litigations and ownership transfer litigations, as well as matters relating to neighboring rights and copyright licensing business
l Advising clients on copyrights of books, newspaper and periodical publications, plays, sound recordings and videos, choreography, television broadcast, etc.
l Advising clients on matters related to database, computer software development and use, internet communications, etc.
l Representing clients in applying for integrated circuit layout design registration, protection and related infringement actions
Information network, domain name and e-commerce
l Representing clients in domain name registration and other internet-related registration as well as proceedings concerning rights to internet dissemination and internet-based database
l Representing clients in proceedings related to domain squatting, internet-based company name and domain name
l Representing clients in e-commerce-related planning and dispute settlement
l Advising on other matters such as internet copyright, database technology protection, right management information, domain name and e-commerce
l Advising clients on policy and legal matters concerning franchise and franchise system design
l Representing clients in examining the qualification, credit, and store performance of franchisors and franchisees
l Drafting and revising legal documents on franchise
l Representing franchisees in filing with administrative agencies
l Representing clients in disputes related to franchise contract execution, trademark infringement and anti-competition disputes brought by third parties
Anti-unfair competition and trade secret
l Representing clients in anti-unfair competition proceedings involving counterfeiting registered trademarks, counterfeiting registered names, packages and decoration of famous brands
l Representing clients in anti-unfair competition proceedings involving misleading information
l Representing clients in anti-unfair competition proceedings involving practice of restricting competition and overcharge of fees
l Advising clients on trade secret protection and trade secret infringement proceedings