Asia Patent Alliance

Who are we


Tsubame IP Law Firm

Level 19, Two International Finance Centre

8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong


We have foreign partners in Japan, China and Korea.

Each firm makes use of expert knowledge of the laws and examination criteria of their country to provide highly personalized service and cost-effective solutions.


Since its foundation in 2008 APA has received requests for national filing of PCT applications in Japan, Korea and China, as well as requests for patent and utility model applications under the Paris Convention priority right. 


Tsubame IP Law Firm (Representative Office)

Tsubame IP Law Firm was established in Tokyo in 2003 and covers a range of services including intellectual property issues, patents, utility models, trademarks, designs, patent research, patent strategy planning, patent conflict resolution and infringement suits. Tsubame supports clients both in Japan and around the world, and is actively involved with the academic aspects of the industry.

Address: 2-5 Rokubancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0085 Japan


Lifang & Partners

Lifang & Partners was founded in 2002 and is one of the most respected law firms with a concentration on IP in the People’s Republic of China. Asian Legal Business named Lifang & Partners IP Law Firm of the Year from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, World IP Survey by Managing Intellectual Property nominated and ranked Lifang in all major patent, trademark, and copyright categories.

Address:  Level 11, Tower A, Nan Xin Cang International Building, No. A22 Dongsishitiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing, PRC, 100007


Currently we are cooperating with 4 Korean patent firms situated in Seoul in order to cover a large range of technical fields. We will choose a firm according to the technical field of your application in order to ensure the best possible prosecution.



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