Hong Kong

Dr. Sylva P. Song. Hong Kong Patent and Trademark Agent Limited

Dr. Sylvia P. Song previously worked with a top Chinese IP firm based in HK, from 2004 to early 2011. She is a qualified PRC patent attorney. Sylvia graduated with a bachelor degree in science (1994), Master degree in agronomy (1997) and Ph. D. (2003) in urban planning and environmental management. Dr. Sylvia worked at the Chemistry Department of the Chinese IP firm and is particularly experienced in patent prosecution in the fields of chemical engineering, polymer chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, pesticides and cosmetics. She is also skillful in analyzing the novelty and inventive step. Now she advises clients on patents in chemistry and engineering, designs and trademarks. She is fluent in Mandarin, English and Cantonese. Dr. Song also assists clients on their IP issues (Patent/Trademark/Domain/Copyright) in other Chinese speaking areas, i.e, PRC, Taiwan and Macau.

Japan

Akihiko Watanabe, Watanabe International Law Offices

Akihiko Watanabe is a practicing lawyer admitted in Japan (known as “bengoshi”). He is focusing on intellectual property matters, especially in international licensing of pharmaceutical products. Mr. Watanabe also acting an agent for patent prosecutions of medical devices in Japan and, in collaboration US qualified layers, in the United States. Also, his expertise lies in computer software, semiconductors (especially fabless), clinical trials, university-industry collaborations. Mr. Akihiko has a strong interest in bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry and work with companies and institutions in those fields.

USA

Steve Weinrieb, Steve Weinrieb Law Office, Washington DC, USA

Steve Weinrieb law firm has been in business for over thirty years, they have literally obtained thousands of patents for their clients worldwide, they are specialize in mechanical patent applications, Mr. Weinrieb was a patent examiner, and some of their major US clients are Illinois Tool Works, Lockheed Martin, Westinghouse Electric, and Caterpillar. Some of our major foreign clients are Honda, Mitsubishi, Brother, Konica, Fuji, Suzuki, Kawasaki, and LOHR (FRANCE).