Intellectual Property

Yuanda offers a full-service practice that covers trademarks, domain names, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets, spanning the life cycle of intellectual property from strategic planning, filing, prosecution, maintenance, and operation to litigation. We help clients establish IP management systems, identify and analyze risks, formulate filing solutions with expansive potential and designs that avoids hazard, achieve full protection in applications, opposition and invalidation proceedings, build IP barriers, and defend their legal rights and business interests whenever necessary.

Leveraging off legal talents and resources around the world, we represent clients in global IP matters, including filing and responding to litigation or arbitration in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the U.S., including helping Chinese companies respond to USITC 337 investigations.

We count among our clients Fortune 500 companies, major industrial and financial corporations, commercial and investment banks, high-growth companies, governmental entities, and start-ups in information technology, new media/entertainment, fashion retail, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and many other sectors. Our team has particular strengths in the semiconductor, telecommunications, health care, and life science industries in China, working closely with clients in the establishment, protection, and enhancement of intellectual properties to realize the ultimate business objectives.

Patent and Trade Secret

Yuanda’s multi-disciplinary IP team offers legal knowledge and technical expertise in communications, semiconductors, biomedical, chemicals and chemical engineering, and other areas. Our comprehensive and in-depth services are underpinned by our IP attorneys’ collective experience that ranges from patent representation, dispute resolution, compliance, and strategic planning to criminal investigations in the U.S. and China.


Representing clients in China and overseas in both contentious and non-contentious trademark matters, Yuanda has built a robust practice with trademark affirmation at the core. Our attorneys handle the registration, change, transfer, renewal, license filing, customs filing, rejection review, opposition, withdrawal, and invalidation of trademarks, as well as administrative proceedings, infringement claims, and unfair competition litigation. Such comprehensive experience enables us to not only solve trademark-related disputes, but also provide pragmatic and comprehensive trademark protection solutions in line with client’s growth strategies, and assist clients in establishing a sound framework and configuration of trademarks at home and abroad.


Yuanda advises clients on the full spectrum of copyright matters from registration of copyright of works, registration of software copyright, and filing of copyright license contract to ownership disputes, infringement disputes, and copyright contract disputes. Leveraging our expertise in trademark rights and other IP rights, we provide clients with compressive legal solutions to achieve full protection and optimization of valuable intellectual properties.