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Patent Attorney
Attorney-at-Law
Litigation Department
Manager of Guangzhou Office
Vice President, Jiaquan IP Law

Jacky Yingqiang TAN

Patent Attorney
Attorney-at-Law
Litigation Department
Manager of Guangzhou Office
Vice President, Jiaquan IP Law

Profile

Professional Experience
Mr. Tan joined Jiaquan in 2009, and through exemplary skills, talent and leadership is now Vice President of Jiaquan IP Law. Prior to his career in law, Mr. Tan worked at a large electronics group in the design and production of integrated circuitry. Thereafter, he served with an international mobile phone manufacturer in the research and development of operating systems for computer software and GPRS modems.

Mr. Tan mainly specializes in the fields of electrical, computer software and hardware, and telecommunications engineering. He has handled over 300 patent applications and roughly 100 intellectual property lawsuits, is an Infringement Judgment Expert for the Guangdong Intellectual Property Office, and has served as an expert witness in numerous cases. He has substantial experience in judicial identification of intellectual property rights and intellectual property protection, particularly in the context of trade fairs where expeditious action is vital.

Representative Cases
Represented Guangzhou Fekon Motorcycle Co., Ltd. in 2015 in response to Honda Motor Co., Ltd.’s claim of design patent infringement. Mr. Tan successfully invalidated the entire patent and therefore forced Honda to withdraw the lawsuit. This is a notable patent infringement case since a local private enterprise overcame a multi-national corporation.

Represented an American company in a trade secret and patent infringement lawsuit involving its former staff.

Represented Australian company Brevile in 2012 in the protection of Brevile's invention and design patent rights against infringements by 9 companies at the 112th China Import & Export Fair. Mr. Tan was successful in forcing 8 companies to withdraw infringing products.

Represented Guangzhou Lianrou Machinery & Equipment Co., Ltd. in 2007 in a lawsuit against FoshanQilin Mattress Machinery Co., Ltd. regarding invention patent disputes. Mr. Tan succeeded in obtaining 400,000 RMB in compensation for the plaintiff. 


Experience

Memberships and Positions
All-China Patent Attorneys Association
Guangdong Patent Attorneys Association
Guangdong Intellectual Property Judicial Appraiser
Guangdong Intellectual Property Rights Protection Expert
South China Infringement Judgment Expert
Guangzhou Major Administrative Decision-making Proving Expert Group
Guangzhou Intermediate Professional Technical Qualification Review Committee


Publications

Publications
A Comparison of the Advantages of Invention Patents and Copyright Registrations in Protecting Computer Software
(Chinese Version Only,Published in Heshan Science and Technology Bureau Journal)

Purchasing Large Machines under Notarization is a Key to Successful Infringement Actions
(Chinese Version Only, published in China IP Newsletter Vol.13)

Countermeasures for IP Infringement by Unlicensed Enterprises
(Chinese Version Only, published in China IP Newsletter Vol.9)

Patent practice - $6 Million for Patent Infringement?


Speaking Engagements
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Education
South China University of Technology, B.S., Electronics

Practice Areas
Computer Software and Hardware
Computer Networks
Telecommunications
GPRS Technology
Integrated Circuits
Micro-electronics


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