Trademark, Copyright, Domain Names
Trademark & Copyright Department
Leaven's Trademark and Copyright Department, consisting of experienced and well-educated professionals, maintains close ties and interaction with Chinese judiciary offices, administrative agencies and legal research institutions, and deals with the legal affairs of domestic and foreign clients, at home and abroad, in relation to trademark, copyright, domain names and customs protection.
The professional team of Leaven's Trademark and Copyright Department undertakes all trademark-related affairs, including without limitation, trademark search and surveillance, acquisition and maintenance of trademark rights, management and operation of trademark rights, trademark disputes and their settlement, trademark litigation, drafting and review of trademark contracts, assessment of trademark infringement, investigation of trademark usage, and anti-counterfeiting and anti-infringement actions. In addition, the Department further assists clients in establishing their respective trademark management systems and improving their internal IPR regulations and rules, makes suggestions about trademark design and brand naming, and provides legal consultations and services for brand marketing including advice on strategic development.
Leaven's Trademark and Copyright Department assists its domestic and foreign clients in dealing with registration of copyright works, filing of copyright contracts, registration of copyright pledges, registration of computer software copyright, registration of software copyright transfer and exclusive licensing, drafting and review of copyright contracts, copyright protection, settlement of copyright disputes, investigation into copyright infringements, and copyright litigation.
- Domain names
Leaven’s Trademark and Copyright Department assists its domestic and foreign clients in dealing with registration and management of domain names, arbitration of domain name disputes, and domain name-related litigation.
- Anti-unfair competition
Leaven’s Trademark and Copyright Department also deals with investigation and evidence collection, complaint and rights protection and judicial litigation relating to the protection of names of well-known goods, product package protection, and other matters of unfair competition.
As standing director of the Chinese Trademark Association, Leaven's Trademark and Copyright Department takes "We care, we serve and we excel" as its tenet, and is greatly trusted by its clients because of its professional, discreet, and efficient service, especially among industry-leading enterprises and listings among the World’s Top 500 companies. The division’s anti-counterfeit and right-protection team has also achieved a great deal in investigation and evidence collection, passing-off, infringement and anti-unfair competition measures.