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Simmons launches trade mark practice in China

James Nurton, London

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has hired George Chan as a partner in Beijing

George ChanChan, who was formerly in Rouse’s Beijing office, will open the firm’s specialist trade mark practice in China.

For regulatory reasons, it has set up a separate legal entity, called Simmons & Simmons (Beijing) Intellectual Property Agency Company Limited, which can provide a range of IP-related services.

Chan handles trade mark and patent prosecution, agreements and enforcement and has particular experience in drug regulatory approval.


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