James P. Chen

Partner/Patent Agent
Professional fields
Patent Drafting/Prosecution, Patent Reexamination/Invalidation/Administrative Litigation, Patent Validity/Infringement Analysis
Technical fields
Macromolecule & Polymer Composite, Material Processing, Semiconductor Devices & Fabrication, Electronics, Mechanics
Mr. James Chen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Macromolecule & Composite Materials in 2000 and his Master of Science degree in Material Processing Engineering in 2003 at Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics. His IP background includes completing training on U.S. patent prosecution and International Trade Commission practice at CONNOLLY BOVE LODGE & HUTZ LLP in Washington D.C. and Wilmington in the U.S.A. Currently at Kangxin, Mr. Chen specializes in patent drafting, prosecution, re-examination, invalidation, administrative litigation, with a focus on macromolecule & polymer composite, material processing, mechanics, semiconductor devices & fabrication, electronics, liquid crystal driver circuits, electronic components, electrical instruments and digital processing. He also provides clients with technical advice on patent validity and search and analysis.  Mr. Chen 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 2013, he was promoted as partner and the head of foreign patent department at Kangxin.
Education and experience
  • 2000 Obtained Bachelor’s degree in Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • 2003 Obtained Master’s degree in Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • 2004 Joined Kangxin Partners, P.C.
  • 2005 Attend the “American Patent Practical Training” provided by CONNOLLY BOVE LODGE & HUTZ LLP
  • 2013 Qualified as a Chinese patent attorney
  • 2014 PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification by PMI (Project Management Institute)
Honors and awards
  • 2020-2024 Recognized as The World's Leading Patent Professtionals by IAM Patent 1000
  • 2022-2023 Recognized as Recommended Individual by Legal 500
  • 2018 Ranked as Leading Lawyer by by Asialaw Profiles
  • 2016 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Profiles
  • 2014 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Profiles
  • 2014 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by China Law & Practice
Published articles
  • Practice of filing PPH request before SIPO, JAPAN PATENT Magazine , 2014.12