Richard has more than 16 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.
Before joining Saelink Law, Richard has worked at Lawjay Partners, LexField Law Offices for more than a decade.
Represented AATM (Alantum Advanced Technology Materials (Dalian) Co., Ltd., and Alantum Advanced Technology Materials (Shenyang) Co. Ltd.) in a patent infringement litigation against Hunan Corun New Energy Co., Ltd. (Top 10 IP cases by the SPC in 2013, involving a method of producing foamed nickel).
Represented the patentee Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics Co., Ltd in a patent invalidation administrative litigation against Shenzhen EDAN Instruments, INC. (50 example IP cases by the SPC in 2014, involving medical ultrasonic equipment).
Represented Beijing Yuandong Cement Products Co., Ltd. in a dispute over damage liability arising from malicious IPR lawsuit against Beijing Sifang Rugang Concrete Products Co., Ltd. (the first malicious IPR lawsuit before Beijing IP Court, 10 innovative cases by Beijing High Court in 2015, involving a concrete element).
Represented Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland) GmbH in a patent infringement litigation against Shanghai Colva Dyestuff Industry Co., Ltd. (involving complicated organic chemistry analysis methods, such as nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectrum, infra-red spectrum and ultraviolet spectrum).