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Guiming (Gary) Wu

Partner/Patent Attorney, Head of the Legal Department
gary.wu@kangxin.com
Professional fields
Patent Prosecution, Patent Drafting, Patent Invalidation, IP Litigation, IP Transaction and Due Diligence, IP Strategy Consultancy
Technical fields
Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry, Semiconductor Science, Medical Equipment
Profile

As a senior patent attorney for over 20 years, Mr. Wu is highly experienced in patent prosecution, invalidation, and due diligence in a wide range of technical fields, including mechanical engineering, medical devices, automobile industry, audio systems, digital technology, semiconductor and home appliances.  Since 1991, Mr. Wu has successfully handled a large number of patent applications and IP disputes involving patent infringements and patent invalidation for both foreign and domestic clients including Fortune 500 companies. His clientele includes Haier, Gree, ZTE, Samsung, LG, Toshiba, and Unilin.

He has authored many articles in both Chinese and international journals such as Electronics Intellectual Property, World Trademark Review, China IP Focus, and China Intellectual Property Newspaper etc.  In 2011, Mr. Wu participated in drafting textbooks for use by SIPO in patent attorney practical skills training and has also taught classes as well as conducted teacher training. Mr. Wu has also been an active speaker/moderator in a number of international conferences and seminars, sharing his knowledge and experience of patent practice in China with audiences from all over the world.

Mr. Wu is credited by his in-depth and comprehensive understanding of IP related laws and regulations. He is well known for his ability to analyze complicated facts and propose feasible solutions based on his abundant professional knowledge and practical experience. In 2016, he was named in the Top 10 Leading Patent Attorney in China by China Intellectual Property News.

Education and experience
  • 1984 Obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nanchang University
  • 2009 Obtained a Master’s degree in Civil Law and Commercial Law from China University of Political Science and Law
  • 2014 Obtained a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law from University of Washington
  • 1991 Joined Jiujiang City Patent Office in Jiangxi Province and served as the President of the Office in 1997
  • 1992 Qualified as a Chinese patent attorney
  • 1998 Promoted to a senior engineer
  • 2000 Qualified as a Chinese trademark agent
  • 2000 Joined Kangxin Partners, P.C.
  • 2005 Completed training on European and German Patent Law at VOSSIUS & PARTNER in Germany
  • 2008 Completed training for senior patent attorneys, hosted by AOTS in Japan
  • 2015 Worked as a project assistant at the U.S. law firm Foley & Lardner LLP for 10 months and during that time passed the U.S. Registered Patent Agent Exam
Memberships
  • Member of the All-China Patent Attorneys Association
  • Member of the Academic Committee of Design Invention of the All-China Patent Attorneys Association
  • China Intellectual Property Research Association Executive Director
  • Member of Council of the Beijing Patent Attorneys Association
  • Member of the Committee on Enforcement of the Chinese National Group of AIPPI
  • Supreme People's Court Intellectual Property Case Study (Beijing) Expert Advisory Committee Member
Honors and awards
  • 2017 Included as an innovative leader into Beijing Municipal Government of Haidian District’s talent pool
  • 2016 Recognized as Five-Star Patent Attorney by China Intellectual Property News
  • 2016 Recognized as Chinese Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers
  • 2015 Recognized as a Four-Star Outstanding Patent Attorney by China Intellectual Property News
  • 2015 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers
  • 2014 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by China Law & Practice
  • 2014 Recognized as a Three-Star Outstanding Patent Attorney by China Intellectual Property News
  • 2014 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers
  • 2013 Recognized as an Outstanding Patent Attorney by Beijing Patent Attorney Association
  • 2013 Recognized as a Two-Star Outstanding Patent Attorney by China Intellectual Property News
  • 2012 Recognized as an Outstanding Patent Attorney by China Intellectual Property News
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