Chinese Attorney-at-law Qualification 1999
Chinese Patent Attorney 2002
Mr. Yi Zhao graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology with a major in Engineering (Bachelor) in 1996 and studied at China University of Political Science and Law with a major in Business Law (Master) from 2005 to 2008.
Practice and professional experience
Mr. Yi Zhao worked at Zunyi Power Plant in Guizhou Province and Philips Sandar Consumer Communications (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. from 1996 to 2000, and obtained Chinese attorney-at-law qualification in 1999. He joined Shenzhen Standard Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd. in 2000 and was qualified to practice as a patent attorney in 2002, and became one of the partners of the company in 2005. In 2007, he co-founded Guangdong Shuncheng Law Firm with other partners, and in 2012, he co-founded Shenzhen Refined Intellectual Property Office with other partners.
Mr. Yi Zhao has represented more than 3,000 patent applications, 2,400 trademark registrations and copyright registrations in the IP application business. The clients he has served include: CGNPC, CNOOC, Hytera, Topband, Shenzhen iTeaQ Network Power Technology, Shenzhen Dashi Intelligent, Shenzhen Auto Electric Power Plant Co., Ltd., Nationz Technologies Inc., Sunsea Group, PIQS Technology (Shenzhen) Limited, Institute of New Energy Shenzhen, TTF Jewelry, Shenzhen University, Huawei, Tencent, etc.
In terms of intellectual property litigation, Mr. Yi Zhao has so far represented more than 190 intellectual property-related cases, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition-related infringement litigation, administrative procedures such as invalidation, and administrative litigation for authorization of confirmation of rights. Among them, the "V of Victory" copyright dispute case was awarded as one of the "Top 10 Typical Cases of Intellectual Property Rights in Shenzhen in 2016", and the induction cooker patent infringement case was awarded as one of the "Top Ten Cases of Intellectual Property Rights in Shenzhen in 2019". In recent years, Mr. Yi Zhao has given more than 160 legal lectures on intellectual property rights by the government, municipal and district intellectual property authorities, or at the invitation of enterprises.
·Member of the Shenzhen Lawyers Association's multiple intellectual property professional committees and currently a member of the Patent Law Professional Committee.
·Expert of "Intellectual Property Professional Expert Committee" of Shenzhen Municipal Administration of Market Supervision.
·Expert of "Intellectual Property Rights" of Shenzhen Brand Protection and Development Promotion Association.
·Foshan Municipal Administration of Market Supervision "Foshan Intellectual Property Rights Infringement Dispute Inspection and Identification Expert".
Working Languages: Chinese, English
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