Name: Chen, Tony
Firm: Jones Day
Location: Shanghai, China
Tony Chen's practice focuses on patent litigation and portfolio management, technology licensing, R&D collaborations, and strategy counseling. Between 2010 and 2012, he co-chaired the IP subcommittee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
Tony was trained as a molecular biologist before studying law at Harvard University. He practiced patent law in California for more than a decade where he represented a wide range of high-tech and biotech companies in patent litigation, prosecution, and licensing. He also acted as an in-house patent counsel for a leading specialty pharmaceutical company managing patent litigation, IP due diligence, and technology agreements.
Since moving to China in 2004, Tony has represented multinational companies to enforce their intellectual property rights in civil and criminal actions in China and to assist them in reducing IP risks in R&D activities in China.