Watson & Band

China

Analysis

Overview

With offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Harbin and Hong Kong, Watson & Band's IP team offers advice on acquisitions, enforcement and prosecution. Jean Yang is a senior partner at the firm's office in Shanghai. She advises clients on a range of IP matters, including trademark and copyright applications and litigation concerning anti-counterfeiting. Yang has also acted for many companies in trademark infringement and copyright litigation.

Intellectual property
Work highlights

Advised a Japanese company on trademark enforcement. The firm represented the client throughout the trial and recovered Rmb3 million in damages.

Represented Giorgio Armani in trademark infringement against the infringed parties Ai Jia International Trade (Shenzhen) and Ai Jia Café.

Acted for Seiko Corporation in a design patent infringement case involving a printer mechanism.

Key clients

Epoch, Uniqlo, Shimadzu Corporation