Liang Xiyan | ONDA TECHNO Intl. Patent Attys.[Japan Patent Firm] | Gifu City

Liang Xiyan | ONDA TECHNO Intl. Patent Attys.[Japan Patent Firm] | Gifu City

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Liang Xiyan

  • Osaka
  • Chinese Patent Attorney
Ms. Xiyan joined ONDA TECHNO in 2023, after working for 25 years at a major patent firm in Japan. She enjoys a wealth of connections in the intellectual property field in China, as she has cultivated long-standing business alliances with numerous local Chinese agent offices. She is a prolific lecturer and has authored an array of articles on intellectual property practices, judicial interpretations, and precedents in China.

REPRESENTATIVE LEGAL SKILLS
  • Checking and preparation of specification for Chinese patent applications, prosecutions, information provision, appeals, invalidation trials and portfolio management.
  • Exemplary Technology Areas: Electrical, Control, Mechanical Engineering

SELECTED SEMINARS
  • ”Overview of the Chinese patent system and practical points”
    “Impact on claim creation during the rights acquisition process from the perspective of judicial interpretation and the latest judicial precedents of the Intellectual Property Court of the Supreme People's Court (China)”
    Sponsored by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (Jan. 2020)
  • ”Overview of the Chinese patent system and practical points
    ―Patent-related risks and avoidance measures when expanding into China―”
    Sponsored by Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation (2015-2016)
  • ”Practical matters such as filing patent applications in China, responding to notices of reasons for refusal, invalidation trials”
    Sponsored by Japan Intellectual Property Association (2011~2013)
  • “Countermeasures against counterfeit products for patents and trademarks in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan”
    Served as a lecturer at the Foreign Counseling Office of Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation (2005-2010)

PUBLICATIONS
Books
  • “Current status and issues of patent protection in China - Comparative legal study with Japanese law – “
    Published by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (Dec. 2008)
  • “Practical practice of patent infringement litigation in China”(supervision and translation)
    Published by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry(Jul. 2004)
  • “Revised Chinese Patent Law” towards WTO accession (co-author)
    Published by Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry(Sep. 2001)
Articles
  • “Points when drafting claims in the process of acquiring rights based on the latest judicial interpretations and court precedents”
    AIPPI (2017) Vol.62 No.4 PP.338-353
  • ”Claim interpretation when exercising rights in China based on claims containing incorrect statements”
    Intellectual Property Management Vol.65 No.12(2015) PP.1645-1659
  • ”Joint infringement and indirect patent infringement in China”
    Intellectual Property Research Forum Vol.87 (2011) PP.23-34

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
  • ONDA TECHNO Intl. Patent Attys. Gifu, Japan 2023-Present
  • Major Patent Firm in Japan 1998-2023
  • Heilongjiang Meteorological Bureau Heilongjiang, China 1983-1988
  • Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology Chinese Academy of Sciences Nanjing, China 1989-1993

EDUCATION
  • Chengdu Institute of Meteorology (B.S. of Electronic Engineering 1983)
  • Kyoto University of Education (M.S. of Industrial Technology Education 1997)
  • Osaka University, Graduate School of Law and Politics (Doctor of Laws (LL.D), 2008)