INNOPAT Intellectual Property Co., Ltd. is a professional patent and trademark agency authorized by the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China and registered in the State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China.


    Since 2002, INNOPAT is dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark and copyright law. The firm actively engages in the procurement, enforcement and litigation of intellectual property rights throughout the world, including cooperating with the foreign IP associates for international IP litigation and Patent Office proceedings in every significant industrial country.


    INNOPAT boasts a great team of experienced patent attorneys, trademark attorneys and patent engineers with the background of comprehensive fields of natural science including electronics and telecommunication, mechanism, physics, semi-conductor, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry and biologic technology, etc. Ms. Helen Duan, the firm founder, has over 20 years IP practice experience, including once worked in China Yangzi Group, ZTE Telecommunication Corporation and Print-Rite Group.


    INNOPAT practice areas of expertise include patent searching for China patents and preliminary investigation for US, EP, JP and Taiwanese patents, patent infringement study, invalidity investigation and designing around valid patents.


    INNOPAT has successfully represented clients in some landmark cases, including several renowned intellectual property decisions in China and Japan, one of the latest landmark cases is cooperation with the JP attorney for the case in Japan supreme court of Canon vs. RA.


    Especially, INNOPAT has over10 years experiences in image products (e.g.: ink cartridge and toner cartridge) related worldwide patents investigation and extensive experience in consulting for designing around valid OEM patents.


    INNOPAT applies a pragmatic, seneschal-like approach to each client's intellectual property matters in an effort to obtain results consistent with each client's business objectives.


    In 2004, INNOPAT was ranked as one of “The Most Qualified IP Service Companies in Guangdong China”. In 2010, INNOPAT was awarded as “IP Enforcement Legal Aid Associate of Guangdong China”. In 2012, Ms. Helen Duan was honored as one of the China Patent Leading Talent awarded by the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China (SIPO), and China Patent Information Expert awarded by the State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of ChinaSIPO. In 2013, Ms. Helen Duan was awarded the title "ACPAA’s First List of National Top Level Talent in Patent Agency IndustryPractice" awarded by ACPAA. In 2015, Ms. Helen Duan was awarded honored as "China IP Leading Talent" and "China Intellectual Property Expert" by SIPO.