Intellectual Property Legal Affairs

In recent years, Timely Rain has started from traditional intellectual property business, and has moved towards providing legal services for high-end intellectual property business such as network intellectual property, e-commerce, license trading, franchising and high-tech. Timely Rain's professional team is not only familiar with international conventions, domestic laws and regulations and policy regulations on intellectual property, but also represented a large number of intellectual property litigation cases, many of which are well-known intellectual property cases in China.

At the beginning of our establishment, Timely Rain created the service direction of intellectual property rights. Its expertise in assisting companies to establish effective intellectual property protection mechanisms and patent, trademark, software, and trade secret litigation has been widely recognized by the industry. Clients provide high-quality legal services such as international intellectual property protection, international technology transfer, technical services and international trademark licensing.


In recent years, Timely Rain has started from traditional intellectual property business, and has moved towards providing legal services for high-end intellectual property business such as network intellectual property, e-commerce, license trading, franchising and high-tech. Timely Rain's professional team is not only familiar with international conventions, domestic laws and regulations and policy regulations on intellectual property, but also represented a large number of intellectual property litigation cases, many of which are well-known intellectual property cases in China. There are many types of intellectual property business handled, many of which are the first cases in China, and they have accumulated rich practical experience.


Timely Rain’s clients in the field of intellectual property rights are mainly concentrated in high-tech companies, listed companies, multinational companies and growth-oriented companies; the industrial fields are widely spread in information technology, telecommunications, biological genes, biomedicine, materials, electronics, software, multimedia, Manufacturing and other areas, especially in dealing with Internet-related legal affairs have extensive experience.


Timely Rain also works closely with well-known trademark and patent agency companies to assist Chinese and foreign companies in trademark registration, patent application, software registration, domain name registration, copyright registration and customs intellectual property protection in China.


Timely Rain's key intellectual property services:


Acting as intellectual property legal counsel


Develop intellectual property strategies for customers, plan intellectual property protection plans, draft intellectual property rules and regulations, design intellectual property contract templates, and provide a full range of intellectual property solutions. It can include patent strategy, trademark strategy, franchise strategy, etc., but also search plan, application plan, early warning and defense plan, protection and implementation plan, etc. Provide consulting services on the acquisition, protection, management and utilization of intellectual property rights.


Representation of intellectual property litigation


Acting for the plaintiff or defendant in patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition litigation cases, including ownership cases, infringement cases, licensing contract cases, and administrative litigation cases. Not only handle traditional intellectual property cases, but also handle new intellectual property cases such as software, networks, integrated circuits, semiconductor chips, animal and plant varieties, new drugs, well-known trademarks, geographical indications, names of origin, folklore and art works, and trade secrets. Prosecute, respond to, counterclaim, appear in court, reconciliation, appeal, etc.


Intellectual property contract review


Drafting, reviewing or modifying various intellectual property contracts for clients, including but not limited to development contracts, transfer contracts, licensing contracts, franchising contracts, e-commerce contracts, import and export contracts, consulting service contracts, confidentiality agreements, etc. It can also propose legal solutions for clients' intellectual property transactions and disposals in the process of technology introduction, venture capital, corporate restructuring, asset mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring.


Acting trademark patent application


 Work closely with China Trademark and Patent Agency Co., Ltd. and other professional organizations with domestic and foreign trademark patent agency rights to handle enterprise name pre-registration, trademark inquiries, Chinese and foreign trademark registration applications, reexamination, opposition, disputes, and patent document review , Chinese and foreign patent applications, invalidation, software copyright registration, domain name registration, intellectual property customs filing, etc.


All service areas:

* patent application

* Apply for PCT international patents and foreign patents

* Handle the maintenance and transfer of patent rights

* Provide patent validity and infringement analysis

* Patent search and analysis

* Comprehensive management of patent affairs

* Trademark application, assignment, change, renewal

* Trademark review

* Recognition of well-known trademarks and well-known trademarks

* Acting as an agent for trademark infringement administrative rights protection cases

* Acting as an agent in administrative cases of trademark confirmation and authorization

* Representation in unfair competition cases

* Copyright Trade Agency

* Customs record of copyright

* Drafting and reviewing copyright related contracts

* Copyright criminal proceedings

* Establishment of copyright management system

*Copyright legal affairs related to listing, investment and mergers and acquisitions

* Collective management of copyright

* Handle various matters in the process of patent application approval

* Acting as an agent for patent review and invalidation

* Patent administrative litigation

* Administrative and judicial protection of patent rights

* Patent protection strategy design

* Provide services on patent issues involved in commercial transactions

* Trademark opposition

* Invalid trademark

* Trademark monitoring