Germany Group was established to handle the prosecution of incoming applications from Germany and provide related services such as patent application, reexamination, invalidation, new application writing, translation and patent search. In addition, Germany Group is also responsible for the development of German market, communicating with German clients, processing, responding to and implementing various consultations from German clients.
The industry in Germany Group covers machinery, electrical and electronic engineering and medical devices, especially in the fields of automobiles and parts, automobile control, household appliances, power tools, printing technology and devices, packaging machinery, chemical machinery, rail vehicles, machine tools, manufacturing technology, fluid machinery, sensors, semiconductors and electronic components, image processing, communication technology, optical equipment, industrial automation and orthopedic technology of prosthetics etc..
Germany Group has a total of 30 members, of whom 13 are Chinese patent attorneys (1 acquired Lawyer Qualification Certificate), 11 patent engineers, and 4 German and English translators. As graduates from German Universities, most of the patent attorneys and patent engineers have had work experience in the research and development fields in either academic institutions or R & D institutions and companies. With strict quality assurance measures and management system to satisfy the diverse requirements of German clients in translation, writing and response to Office Action, the Germany Group devoted to providing the clients with services of high quality and efficiency in prosecution of patent application, reexamination, and invalidation. The working languages of Germany Group include Chinese, German and English.