Ms. Xiaomei Chen

Patent Attorney

Practice Areas

Patent Prosecution & Re-examination
Patent Invalidation & Litigation

Technical Fields

Material Science
Mechanical Engineering

Professional Experience

After serving as engineer for nearly 20 years, Ms. Chen accumulated solid theoretical knowledge and broad experience on metal treatment and plastics working. Ms. Chen was appointed the representative by the Ministry of Metallurgical Industry to participate in drafting the virgin version of the Chinese Patent Law and the subsequent two revisions of the law. She was one of the first patent attorneys certified in the People's Republic of China.

After receiving professional training on IP affairs in China University of Political Science and Law, Ms. Chen became a founder of the Metallurgy Patent Agency and was appointed its president. On April 1, 1985, the date that the China Patent Office started to accept patent applications, Ms. Chen submitted four patent applications on behalf of her clients. In the following years, Ms. Chen handled a large quantity of patent applications, reexaminations, invalidation and infringement dispute cases.

Ms. Chen attended many training programs sponsored by international organizations.

Ms.Chen was one of the founders of the All-China Patent Agents Association and held the position of Vice President of the Association for 4 terms. She also presently serves as the Vice Chairperson of the Beijing IP Society.


M.S., Metal materials, Beijing University of Science and Technology, 1982
B.S., Metal pressure treatment, Beijing University of Science and Technology, 1967

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