Recently, the authoritative international IP media Intellectual Asset Management (abbreviated as “IAM”) released its 2021 IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. Watson & Band, with its outstanding and well-recognized performance in both patent prosecution and patent litigation areas, is again listed in these two areas this year.
In the patent litigation area, W&B, on a case-by-case basis, establishes special teams equipped with professional investigators to support its clients with high-quality and efficient services. Meanwhile, in the IP agency area, in consideration of general industry needs and the unique business characteristics of its clients, W&B has established permanent special practice teams to provide comprehensive services to its clients. Supported by a solid patent litigation background, these teams apply their extensive litigation experience to patent applications. In this way, W&B’s IP litigation services and IP agency services complement each other and ensure to escort the clients’ patent rights and other intellectual property rights. This year’s IAM Patent 1000 comments on W&B as follows:
“Watson & Band Law Offices offers proficient IP support through fantastic attorneys and seamless teamwork. In tough cases, they deploy a crack team to ensure a positive outcome.” The Shanghai-based full-service corporate outfit counts intellectual property as one of its top practices. Its internal patent filing numbers clearly demonstrate that demand for its prosecution services are growing at a healthy clip with the addition of several big clients from the United States. The disputes team has recently seen action in contentious matters for Japanese corporates like Asahi Kasei. Hua Xiao is the general manager and has a mastery of computer-related technologies.
Meanwhile, General Manager of Watson & Band IP Agent Ltd., Dr. Hua Xiao, with hisexcellent performance in the patent prosecution area as well as dispute resolution matters such as patent invalidation, is also listed among the World’s Leading Patent Professionals this year.
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