Intellectual Property

Practice Areas Intellectual Property

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Outstanding Team

With more than 100 elite professionals strategically located in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, Han Kun has built up a full-scope IP legal services practice that spans the entire IP lifecycle and assists our client in IP prosecutions, transactions, and litigation.  We are regularly at the frontiers of our clients' most complex IP matters and are known to provide innovative and practical legal solutions, owing to our team members' extensive understanding of IP laws and the breadth of their expertise.


A unique feature of our team is that many of its members hold degrees in science and engineering from prestigious academic institutions, reflecting on our capabilities to support clients in a variety of sectors, including telecommunications, semiconductors, AI, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and machinery, among others.


While patents, trademarks, and copyrights are at the core of our practice, Han Kun is also a trendsetter at the intersections of IP, competition law, and other areas.  We are heavily involved in various high-profile antitrust disputes in China, both before courts and SAMR, including those relating to standard-essential patents and the platform economy.  Our practice has expanded further toward the cutting edge of technology, such as data and open-source related matters, a natural response to the increasing demands of our industry-leading clients.


Core Areas of Practice

  • Patent litigation, trade secrets litigation and patent invalidation proceedings

  • Trademark and copyright disputes

  • Antitrust litigation

  • Patent and trademark prosecution

  • IP licensing and transactions

  • Patent validity and freedom-to-operate (FTO) analysis

  • IP due diligence

"Respected practice with specialists acting on IP litigation. Active before various IP courts across China. Represents clients from a range of sectors including technology, telecommunications and electronics. Especially skilled in patent litigation and unfair competition cases. Also assists on non-litigation work such as prosecution and IP transactions. "

—— Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

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