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Schmidbauer focuses his practice on all aspects of litigation, counseling, and intellectual property procurement and enforcement. His clients range from domestically-based startups to foreign publicly traded companies, on all aspects of procuring, clearing, and asserting patent and trademark rights in both the United States and international forums.

On October 17, 2020, the Chinese Legislature passed the Fourth Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law, which will come into effect on June 1, 2021. As discussed in our previous post, the Fourth Amendment included several updates that help move Chinese Design Patent Law toward harmonization with the laws of most major markets.  As June 1st quickly approaches, the article below highlights and expands upon some of the major updates coming to Chinese Design Patent Law.
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