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Chenyan Wu

Partner | Patent Attorney

E-mail: chenyanwu@changtsi.com
Phone: +86 10 88369999

Chenyan WU is licensed to practice patent work in China and also passed the US Patent Bar Exam. She has fourteen years of work experience in the field of intellectual property including one and a half years working at a US patent firm and a two-month internship at a multinational corporation based in the US.
She has served as vice chair of the Patent Cooperation Treaty Issues Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association ("AIPLA").
She has worked for telecommunication and semiconductor clients for 14 years and has extensive experience in patent matters, covering prosecution, invalidation and opinion works. She helps multinational corporations protect their intellectual property worldwide, including IP strategy, patent portfolio management, and enforcement matters.

Practice Areas

  • Patent Application in China
  • Patent Invalidation in China
  • Patent Litigation in China
  • Patent Protection in Other Country / Area outside China

Professional Experiences

  • Partner of Chang Tsi & Partners, 2015 to present
  • Founding Partner of China PAT, 2008 - 2015
  • US Patent Agent at Oppedahl Patent Law Firm LLC (CO, US), 2008 - 2010
  • Manager of International Department, Beijing Huize Intellectual Property Law LLC, 2005 - 2008
  • Patent Engineer of ZBSD Patent & Trademark, 2004 - 2005

Publications

  • Recent Patent Changes in China, AIPLA Daily Report on October 28, 2016 (in English).
  • Patent Prosecution Highway Mottainai, Chinese Intellectual Property Newspaper, 2011, issue on August 26, 2011 (in Chinese).
  • Fast-Track Patent Processing at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Chinese Intellectual Property Newspaper, 2011, issue 1228 (in Chinese).
  • Strategic Issues during the International Stage of a PCT Application, China Patent Agency, 2010, vol. 1 (in Chinese) P.65-67.
  • How to Choose a Receiving Office for a PCT Application, China Patent Agency, 2010, vol. 4 (in Chinese) P.64-65.

Speaking Engagement

  • Strategies for Intellectual Property Protection in China - What IDAHO Businesses Need to Know, December, 2018, Boise, Idaho, IP Administrative and Criminal Enforcement in China
  • 32nd ABA Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, April 2017, Arlington, VA, Priority Practice Points; How to Ensure that a Priority Claim is Valid Around the World – China
  • IPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2016, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • SME Gateway to China Seminar, invited by Canadian Embassy in China, March 2016, Vancouver, Toronto, Canada, Securing Your Rights in a Changing China
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2015, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2015, California, CA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • Global Patent Strategy Exchange, June 2015, Ireland, June 9th -10th, Dynamic IP Environment in China – Filing, Enforcement, Licensing, R&D in China, and Government Policies for High-Tech Companies
  • AIPLA, Spring Meeting in 2015, Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 2015, Examination of Business Method Applications and Strategies – China View
  • European Patent Office, PCT at the EPO, October, 2014, The Hague, Netherlands, Entering the Chinese National Phase
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2014, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2014, Denver, CO, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • Chinese big patent applicants (BYD Co Ltd, Tencent, Inc. (China's largest and most used Internet service portal), ZTE Corporation), November, 2013, Shenzhen, China, Guideline for Drafting PCT application, Recent developments of US Patent Practice
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2013, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2013, Minneapolis, MN, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • European Patent Office, PCT at the EPO, June, 2013, Munich, Germany, Entering the Chinese National Phase
  • 2013 Corporate Patent Seminar, April 2013, Chicago, IL, Chinese Patent Practice
  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2012, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Annual Meeting in 2011, Washington, D.C., October 21, 2011, Bidirectional Patent Prosecution between China and the US
  • American Bar Association, webinar - China and Indian Patent Law Panel, July 22, 2011, Culture, Economics and IP system in China
  • American Bar Association, International Law Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 8, 2011, Culture and Economics of Patenting in China.
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Beijing, China, July 2010, Chinese Clients' Needs and Concerns in the US.
  • ZTE Corporation, Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Xian, Shenzhen, April 2010, US Patent Practice and New Developments about Foreign Patent Prosecution.
  • Zhongguancun National Innovation Demonstration Zone, Intellectual Property Seminar, July 2007, Patent Protection in Foreign countries.

Education

  • Master of Intellectual Property (MIP) 2010- 2012
    University of New Hampshire School of Law (Formerly Franklin Pierce Law center)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering 2000 – 2004
    North China University of Technology, Beijing, P. R. China

Bar Admission

  • Licensed Judicial Appraiser, 2013
  • US Patent Bar, 2010
  • People's Republic of China Patent Bar, 2008

Team Overview

Chang Tsi & Partners is proud of our excellent team of attorneys. Our attorneys are international, professional, well-educated and experienced in handling all types of commercial matters. Our partners include a few of the earliest legal practitioners in in China. Before they went into private practice, most of our partners served at government organs, judicial institutions, and/or big corporations and are thus very familiar with the internal mechanisms of these organizations. They also have established extensive, close contacts within these organizations. So our partners have the ability to integrate their social resources and create synergy to maximize the benefits for our clients.

Chang Tsi & Partners currently employs a total of 350 staffs, including 220 attorneys, agents and foreign consultants and others. The majority of our lawyers hold master's degrees and above, from prestigious law schools both domestic and international. Some of our lawyers have studied and/or worked abroad and have qualified as lawyers and patent agents in America and Canada.

At Chang Tsi, we highly value teamwork and cooperation. We also stress sharing of resources and experience in order to provide our clients with the best services. Their years of practice and extensive experience working with foreign firms, make our attorneys well-qualified to handle the most complicated and challenging legal matters for clients all over the world.