As one of the first group patent attorneys
qualified inChina, Ms. Ma started
her professional career with the Patent and Trademark Agency of CCPIT in 1983, and
participated various preparation works with respect of patent agency operation
inChinabefore the promulgation of the first Patent Law of China which was entered into
force on April 1, 1985. Ms. Ma worked in mechanical patent division and patent
administration division respectively in Patent and Trademark Agency of CCPIT
and accumulated rich experiences in handling patent application related
In 1993, Ms. Ma joined Liu, Shen & Associates
and became a partner in 1995. As an attorney, Ms. Ma’s expertise and
experiences are patent filing, prosecution and invalidation proceedings in the
field of mechanical engineering and design patents, as well as providing legal
opinions on patent operation related matters. Ms. Ma was invited to join the research
project “Third Amendment of the Patent Law” with respect of design patent. As one of the managing partners, Ms. Ma heads the
firm’s Patent Docketing Department, and is responsible for coordinating the
firm’s patent operations and clients relations.
In 2011, Ms. Ma received “Asia Women in Business
Law Awards” and is the only recipient of “Best in Patent and Trademark
Prosecution” for her achievements in patent and trademark practice as well as
her role in shaping Liu, Shen & Associates into one of theAsia’s leading IP firms.
Ms. Ma graduated from the Beijing University of
Science and Technology (B.S. 1983), majoring in mechanical engineering. She
received professional training at an intellectual property law firm inGermanyfrom
1986 to 1987.
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- Patent Attorney’s Service and Working
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All-China Lawyers Association (ACLA)
All-China Patent Attorneys Association (ACPAA)
Association Internationale pourla Protectiondela Propriété Intellectuelle(AIPPI)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
Ms. Meng joined Liu, Shen & Associates in 2010, became a qualified patent attorney in 2011 and got her qualification as an attorney at law in 2015. She specializes in patent prosecution, re-examination and patent invalidation with a focus on Mechanical and Electro-mechanical devices, Automobiles, Medical devices, Paper Machinery as well as Energy & Power Engineering etc.
Ms. Meng obtained a master's degree from Technical University of Munich in Germany in 2009.
Ms. Meng participated in the patent invalidation case about “Calendaring roll for paper-making calendaring machine”. Ms. Meng and her colleague represented a german client and successfully invalidated the patent.
Ms. Meng made a speech with the theme “Thinking about the technical problem to be solved practically” in Liu, Shen & Associates.
Material Science,Bio & Pharmaceutical,Chemical Engineering
Dr. Mou is an
attorney at law and patent attorney at Liu, Shen & Associates. He
specializes in IP affairs related to patents, including patent consulting,
mining, drafting, prosecution, re-examination and invalidation, civil litigation
and administrative litigation, as well as non-litigation services such as legal
opinions, focused on the technical field of Pharmaceutical science, Chemistry,
Biology, Crop science, Material, Food, Cosmetics, Medical Equipment.
Dr. Mou joined
Liu, Shen & Associates in 2010, qualified as a patent attorney in 2012, and
qualified as an attorney at law in 2015. From 2010 to 2014, Dr. Mou mainly
handled the filing, prosecution and re-examination of PCT-entering applications
from clients such as BI, Bayer, Gilead, GSK. Since 2015, Dr. Mou worked for
local innovative companies and universities such as Shenzhen TargetRx, Euthare
Pharmaceutical Ltd, Tsinghua
University, Sichuan University, and the University of Hong Kong for global
filing and strategy. Further, Dr. Mou has handled a lot of due diligence works
Dr. Mou received
his bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from Peking University
in 2004 and 2010, respectively. He also received his Master of Laws (LL.M.)
degree from The John Marshall Law School (JMLS) in 2017, with Honors.
Before joining Liu,
Shen & Associates, Dr. Mou has completed a whole year internship at the HIV
department of GSK in NC, USA, where he developed new drug candidates for HIV treatment.
In 2015, he had a four months’ secondment at Bayer China Limited, to assist the
IPR department with the IP affairs. He also joined in the training of Patent
analysis visualization held by SIPOP in November 2018.
Dr. Mou has a good scientific background in
the pharmaceutical industry, and has a good understanding of the patent portfolio
of the pharmaceutical companies including R&D, patent application and
Dr. Mou is experienced in patent drafting,
and has drafted more than 60 patent applications (CN application and PCT
Dr. Mou participated in more than ten due
diligence projects since 2017, regarding the technical field including small
molecular drug, biological macromolecular drug, biosimilars, and drug delivery
Presentations given by Dr. Mou include:
concept and its purposeful explanation
to claims in an invalidation procedure
of establishing the inventiveness for inhibitors with a different target
secret -- overview
secret -- cases from the
secret -- (2017) Zhejiang Higher Court 2nd instance Civil No. 123, a
case with a compensation of 35 million
secret -- trade secret protection from the perspective of unfair competition
and tips in pharmaceutical patent drafting
Paper published by Dr. Mou on the website
of Liu, Shen & Associates includes:
of trade secret
a Markush claim in an invalidation procedure becomes more difficult