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Chenyan WU


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Chenyan WU

Partner | Patent Attorney

Email: wuchenyan@cneliteip.com

Tel: +1 970-393-0053

 

Chenyan WU is licensed to practice patent work in China and also passed the US Patent Bar Exam. She has 17 years of work experience in the field of intellectual property including working at a US patent firm and interning at a multinational corporation based in the US. 

She has served as vice chair of the Patent Cooperation Treaty Issues Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (“AIPLA”).

She has worked for Chinese and foreign clients for 17 years and has extensive experience in patent and trademark matters, covering prosecution, invalidation, enforcement and opinion works. She also has obtained hundreds of design patents for her clients on a wide variety of products. She helps multinational corporations protect their intellectual property worldwide, including IP strategy, patent portfolio management, and enforcement matters.




Legal Areas of Emphasis

  • Worldwide Intellectual Property Portfolio Management

  • Utility Patent Application Preparation and Prosecution

  • Design Patent Applicant Preparation and Prosecution and Industrial Design Registration

  • Client Counseling

  • Strategic Planning

  • Patent Infringement Opinions

  • Patent Invalidation

  • In-house Training and Quality Control


Education

  • Master in Intellectual Property (MIP), 2010 – 2012, University of New Hampshire School of Law (Formerly Franklin Pierce Law center)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, 2000 – 2004, North China University of Technology, Beijing, P. R.China


Years with IP Matters

  • 17 years


Representative Clients

  • NetApp Corporation

  • ON Semiconductor (Formally Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation)

  • ZTE Corporation

  • SAFRAN Group (including SNECMA)

  • Xiaomi Inc.

  • OPPO Inc.

  • Baidu Inc.

  • Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited

  • Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd.


Bar Admission

  • Licensed Judicial Appraiser, 2013

  • US Patent Bar, 2010

  • People’s Republic of China Patent Bar, 2008


Language

  • Mandarin Chinese

  • English


Publications

  • Chinese Supreme Court ruled on unenforceability of utility model if corresponding utility patent application is rejected on novelty, or inventiveness against a single reference on August 12, 2021 (in English).

  • How to simultaneously receive official actions from USPTO as your US counsel does on May 25, 2021 (in Chinese).

  • Outline of fourth amendments of Chinese patent law on June 2, 2021 (in English).

  • Why is June 1, 2021 important for applicants of Chinese design patents on May 15, 2021 (in English).

  • Common questions for search on Public Pair on April 8, 2021.

  • Recent Patent Changes in China, AIPLA Daily Report on October 28, 2016 (in English).

  • Patent Prosecution Highway Mottainai, Chinese Intellectual Property Newspaper, 2011, issue on August 26, 2011 (in Chinese).

  • Fast-Track Patent Processing at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Chinese Intellectual Property Newspaper, 2011, issue 1228 (in Chinese).

  • Strategic Issues during the International Stage of a PCT Application, China Patent Agency, 2010, vol. 1 (in Chinese) P.65-67.

  • How to Choose a Receiving Office for a PCT Application, China Patent Agency, 2010, vol. 4 (in Chinese) P.64-65.


Speaking Engagement

  • Understanding patenting in China, invited by USPTO, December 15, 2020

  • Strategies for Intellectual Property Protection in China - What IDAHO Businesses Need to Know, December, 2018, Boise, Idaho, IP Administrative and Criminal Enforcement in China

  • 32nd ABA Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, April 2017, Arlington, VA, Priority Practice Points; How to Ensure that a Priority Claim is Valid Around the World – China

  • IPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2016, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • SME Gateway to China Seminar, invited by Canadian Embassy in China, March 2016, Vancouver, Toronto, Canada, Securing Your Rights in a Changing China

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2015, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2015, California, CA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • Global Patent Strategy Exchange, June 2015, Ireland, June 9th -10th, Dynamic IP Environment in China – Filing, Enforcement, Licensing, R&D in China, and Government Policies for High-Tech Companies

  • AIPLA, Spring Meeting in 2015, Los Angeles, CA, May 1, 2015, Examination of Business Method Applications and Strategies – China View

  • European Patent Office, PCT at the EPO, October, 2014, The Hague, Netherlands, Entering the Chinese National Phase

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2014, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2014, Denver, CO, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • Chinese big patent applicants (BYD Co Ltd, Tencent, Inc. (China's largest and most used Internet service portal), ZTE Corporation), November, 2013, Shenzhen, China, Guideline for Drafting PCT application, Recent developments of US Patent Practice

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2013, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2013, Minneapolis, MN, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • European Patent Office, PCT at the EPO, June, 2013, Munich, Germany, Entering the Chinese National Phase

  • 2013 Corporate Patent Seminar, April 2013, Chicago, IL, Chinese Patent Practice

  • AIPLA Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar, July 2012, Alexandria, VA, Drafting an international application as a global application - China view and Entering the national phase in China from a PCT

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Annual Meeting in 2011, Washington, D.C., October 21, 2011, Bidirectional Patent Prosecution between China and the US

  • American Bar Association, webinar - China and Indian Patent Law Panel, July 22, 2011, Culture, Economics and IP system in China

  • American Bar Association, International Law Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C., April 8, 2011, Culture and Economics of Patenting in China.

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Beijing, China, July 2010, Chinese Clients’ Needs and Concerns in the US.

  • ZTE Corporation, Beijing, Nanjing, Shanghai, Xian, Shenzhen, April 2010, US Patent Practice and New Developments about Foreign Patent Prosecution.

  • Zhongguancun National Innovation Demonstration Zone, Intellectual Property Seminar, July 2007, Patent Protection in Foreign countries


Contact us
E-mail:ip@cneliteip.com

Suite 7107, 7F, B Tower, Heqiao Plaza, No. 8 Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100020, China

Tel: (+86) 10 5339 6601