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Guangming Liu

Beijing
  86 (10) 6268 0518
86 (10) 6268 0106
liu@ipfaith.com

PRACTICE SUMMARY

Mr. Liu is one of the founding partners of IPfaith Partners. He focuses his practice on patent drafting, prosecution, re-examination, invalidation, patent infringement litigation, patent administrative litigation, and other IP-related services.

Mr. Liu has over ten-year experience in the fields of electrical/electronic technology, in general, including electronics, communication, signal processing, semiconductor, computer software, Internet, circuit, electrical appliances, medical instruments, and etc.

Mr. Liu is very knowledgeable of the Chinese Patent Law and Regulations, and has a tremendous rich experience in Chinese patent practice. He has helped clients including many famous multinational corporations prosecute thousands of patent applications before the Chinese Patent Office, and has also handled a number of patent invalidation and infringement/administrative litigation cases, before the Patent Re-examination Board and courts, respectively. For example, Mr. Liu has drafted a lot of patent specifications for clients in English or Chinese languages, has handled patent prosecution in China for many well-known MNCs for a long time, and has appeared in courts in some litigation cases.

The service range of Mr. Liu also includes PCT applications in WIPO and patent applications in foreign countries or regions such as US, EP, JP, and etc.

Before founding IPfaith Partners, Mr. Liu was a partner of a top Chinese IP law firm and the head of the Electrical & Electronic Patent Department of more than thirty patent attorneys/engineers.

Mr. Liu worked with NGB Corporation in Tokyo, Japan as a counsel of China IP matters from October 2009 to April 2010. During this period, he introduced the 3rd amendment to the Chinese Patent Law, Chinese patent practice, and Chinese infringement litigation practice to a large number of Japanese clients.

PUBLICATION

HONORS

  •   Mr. Liu was entitled "Star-Level Patent Attorney" by China Intellectual Property News in 2014.
PRACTICE AREAS
IP Strategy
Patent Search & Analysis
Patent Trend Analysis
Patent Early-warning
Freedom to Operate analysis
IP Due Diligence
Patent Mining & Deployment
Patent Application & Prosecution
Patent Reexamination
Patent Invalidation
IP Litigation
Patent Ownership Dispute
IP Evaluation & Transaction
IP Transfer, Licensing & Pledge
Patent Portfolio Management
Patent Annuity Payment
Application for Government Funding

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Circuit
Communication
Computer Software
Electrical Appliance
Electronics
Internet
Medical Devices
Semiconductor
Signal Processing

EDUCATION
M.S., Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2003
B.S., Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2000

ADMISSIONS
Chinese Patent Bar
Litigation Agent before the People’s Courts for Patent Related Civil Cases

LANGUAGES
Mandarin Chinese, Native Speaker
English, Full professional proficiency
Japanese, Beginner