Osha Liang Hangzhou Representative Office Joined the Hangzhou High-tech Zone (Binjiang) Intellectual Property Service Industry Alliance

By Han-Mei Tso

  The inaugural meeting of the Hangzhou High-tech Zone (Binjiang) Intellectual Property Service Industry Alliance (the “Alliance”) was held on November 21, 2018, and chaired by Ms. Tang Yin, the director of the Science and Technology Bureau of Hangzhou High-tech Zone (Binjiang). Osha Liang’s Hangzhou Representative Office, was the only representative office of a U.S. intellectual property law firm in Zhejiang Province, invited to join the Alliance. Osha Liang’s Hangzhou Representative Office was also elected as a member to the Alliance expert committee.

The development of intellectual property practice in Hangzhou is very significant as Hangzhou is an important area for research and development of China’s information industry. The establishment of the Alliance will optimize resource distribution of intellectual property services in Hangzhou, especially in the Binjiang District. It will also help to further the cultivation of intellectual property talent, thus improving intellectual property service capabilities. The Alliance is committed to creating a favorable environment for intellectual property development, and aims to provide quality, comprehensive, intellectual property services for innovation entities.

As a member of the Alliance expert committee, the Osha Liang Hangzhou Representative Office will work with various local organizations, sharing their legal experience, resources and professional expertise in international intellectual property practice. This collaboration will enhance the quality of foreign patent services in the Binjiang district.