Established in June 1987, NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Limited is one of the four earliest firms officially designated by the State Council and State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China to represent foreign clients in the field of patent and trademark. After nearly 30 years of development, the firm has grown into one of the largest and leading law firms specializing in all areas of intellectual property law. NTD has main offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and liaison offices at New Jersey of United States, Munich of Germany, Paris of France and Tokyo of Japan.
The firm has approximately 400 staff, including 35 lawyers, 135 patent attorneys and 19 trademark attorneys. Dozens of our attorneys have either received training in the law firms or have obtained a degree or diploma in intellectual property and related laws in U.S., Japan or Europe. We cover all the major disciplines from traditional technologies such as mechanics, chemistry and electrical engineering to high technologies such as communications, computer network, bio-technology, etc. With expertise in patent, trademark and copyright and required knowledge of language skills, our professionals can provide services which cover different stages for securing the protection of intellectual property rights. A combination of legal and technical expertise as well as working experience of our attorneys guarantees an excellent representation for clients.
Internationally, the firm has established good partnership with law firms or intellectual property agencies in more than 70 countries and regions worldwide. Meanwhile, we have maintained a good and close cooperation with such organizations like World Intellectual Property Organization, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, Licensing Executive Society, International Trademark Association. Our experts have been lecturers of many different international seminars or workshops.
Our firm has so far filed more than tens of thousands of patent and trademark applications and has provided extensive intellectual property services. After years of practice, we have developed our internal electronic management system, which secures the data and ensures efficiency of services for clients. Our team of professionals always considers that clients’ need comes first. Our mission is to guarantee the maximization of the clients’ rights and at the same time bring the greatest convenience to the clients.