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Name: Seybold, Martin

Firm: Rödl & Partner

Location: Beijing, China





Martin works for Rödl & Partner in Beijing. He has over ten years of experience advising European SMEs and scientific institutions on China IP issues. His specialties are enforcement of IP rights and hands-on IP strategies for foreign enterprises, as well as licensing and IP registrations in China.

Martin is a German qualified lawyer, holding a doctor's degree in constitutional law and a LL.M. degree in international and European economic law. He has in-depth experience on different IP approaches between China and Europe, and resulting conflicts. He is fluent in written and spoken Chinese. Examples of his daily business are: IP enforcement through Chinese authorities, coordination of IP litigations, representation in arbitration (CIETAC, BAC) and mediation, drafting of IP related contracts (licensing, technology transfer, cooperation), and management of IP portfolios in China.