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Richard has more than 12 years’ experience of litigating intellectual property disputes in China. He has successfully handled many complex and high-stake intellectual property cases, wherein two cases were selected as top 10 IP cases and four cases were selected as 50 exampere cases by the Supreme People’s Court in China.


Richard focuses on matters concerning patent infringement, patent invalidation, patent ownership and trade secret issues. of the matters involve a diverse range of industries, including communication chips, LED, projector, mobile phone, vacuum cleaner, ultrasonic system, voltage transformer, container, cartridge, automotive catalyst, battery, foamed nickel, pharmaceutical and medica device, dyestuff, cosmetic, food additive and butyl rubber.


Richard combines strong first-hand litigation experiences with a robust technical knowledge and is capable of finding best ways to present complex technical issues in trial and validity proceedings. He has been consistently recommended by IAM as Leading Patent Professional in 2015-2017.


Recent Representations

Represented Alantum Advanced Technology Materials (Dalian) Co.,Ltd. and Alantum Advanced Technology Materials (Shenyang) Co. Ltd. in a patent infringement case against Hunan Corun New Energy Co., Ltd. (one of the Top 10 IP cases selected by the Supreme People’s Court in 2013, involving a method of producing foamed nickel)

Represented Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group in a patent infringement case against Eli Lilly and Company (one of the Top 10 IP cases selected by the Supreme People’s Court in 2010, involving anticancer chemical medicine)

Represented Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd in a patent validity challenge proceeding against Shenzhen EDAN Instruments, INC. (one of the 50 exampary IP cases selected by the Supreme People’s Court in 2014, involving medical ultrasonic equipment)

Represented CTTQ Pharma in patent validity challenge proceedings against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG. (one of the 50 exampary IP cases selected by the Supreme People’s Court in 2012, involving chemical medicine)

Represented Simcere Pharmaceutical in patent validity challenge proceedings against Ping Li (one of the 50 exampary IP cases selected by the Supreme People’s Court in 2011, involving chemical medicine)

Represented Ying Te Lai Mogan Tao Ci Co., Ltd. in a patent infringement case against Beijing De Yuan Factory (one of the 50 exampary IP cases selected by the Supreme People’s Court in 2009, involving fireproofing rolling screen)

Represented Beijing Yuandong Cement Products Co.,Ltd. in a dispute over damages arising from malicious assertion of IP rights against Beijing Sifang Rugang Concrete Products Co., Ltd. (this should be the first case involving malicious IP lawsuit before the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, one of the top 10 innovative cases selected by Beijing High People’s Court in 2015, involving a concrete element)

Represented Shenzhen Mindray Biomedical Electronics co., Ltd. in patent validity challenge proceedings against Shenzhen Kerman Medical Equipment Co. Ltd. (and ultimately secued the win in the retrial procedings before the Supreme People's Court)

Represented Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland) GmbH in a patent infringement case against Shanghai Colva Dyestuff Industry Co., Ltd. (involving a product of a dye and complicated organic chemistry analysis methods, such as nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrum, infrared spectrum and ultraviolet spectrum)

Represented an internationally leading memory semiconductor manufacturer in a number of patent infringement lawsuits and invalidation proceedings in China

Represented a leading communications semiconductor manufacturer in patent ownership disputes in China

Represented a leading LED manufactuer in validity challenge proceedings and administrative enforcement proceedigns in China




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