Intellectual Property, Corporate and International Trade.
"All MMLC lawyers are China IP specialists, also possessing cross-border corporate, technology and international trade skills."
Developed from a major global law firm in 2002 in Beijing, MMLC provides legal and business services in relation to Intellectual Property (prosecution, transactions and litigation), Technology, and Corporate and International Trade matters, arising locally and globally. Long term clients of MMLC include most members of the Global Fortune 500, as well as national, provincial and city governments.
At the coalface.
From advising Apple on all aspects of its foray into retail services in China, Bayer on all aspects of animal health product introductions to China, Sun World on registering plant variety rights in China, prosecuting trademark applications involving new auto technologies in China, Australia and Europe, through to advising investment funds on multi-billion dollar transactions, the MMLC Group is always agile, ready and capable.
China’s Supreme Court Affirms China’s Jurisdiction over Global Licensing Rates for Standard Essential Patents - 27 September 2023
As the world’s largest implementation country for standard essential patents, China has become a hotspot for litigation over cross-border standard essential patent royalty disputes in recent years. On 4 September 2023, China’s Supreme People’s Court made a final civil ruling that China is entitled to set global licensing rates ...
Beijing IP Court Determines Defensive Trademark Registration Does not Constitute Bad Faith - 21 September 2023
In 2022, the Beijing IP Court reversed a TRAB decision that recognized a trademark application among a lot of trademarks registered in a short term that lacked real intention to use and was rejected. Instead, the Court considered that ...
China Enhances Business Name Registration Procedures and Protections - 8 September 2023
On 17 August 2023, the State Administration for Market Regulation issued Decree No. 82, amending and promulgating the “Measures for Implementing the Provisions on the Registration and Administration of Enterprise Names”, which will commence operation on 1 October 2023 ... ...
IP Australia Issues New Guidance on Trade Mark Classification of Emerging Technologies - 21 August 2023
Recognizing the need to address this challenge, IP Australia, the government agency responsible for intellectual property rights in Australia, released new guidance on the trade mark classification of emerging technologies in August 2023 ...
From Best Lawyers, to Chambers, Legal 500, Asian Legal Business, IFLR andWIPR, MMLC's lawyers and consultants are consistently recognised as leaders in Intellectual Property and Corporate Law in China and Australasia.