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Watson & Band Firm Overview

Watson & Band was established in 1995 and is headquartered in Shanghai. It maintains domestic and international branch offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Harbin, Lanzhou, Yantai, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Chicago and Tokyo (for more details on these offices, please refer to our official website). Over the last two decades Watson & Band, adhering to its philosophy of “Integrity, Strategy, Professionalism and Dedication”, has developed into an integrated legal and IP services provider that is represented primarily by Watson & Band Law Offices and Watson & Band Intellectual Property Agent Ltd.

Watson & Band’s current scope of practice includes various areas such as intellectual property; corporate and commercial law;data law and IP servicesï¼›capital market; financial and asset management; restructuring and insolvency; culture, entertainment and sports; construction, real estate and infrastructure; labor and employment; family law and wealth management; trade, customs and tax; litigation and dispute resolution; and investigation, etc.

Throughout the years, Watson & Band has been well-recognized and highly recommended by clients from various industries for its outstanding performance in traditional practice areas such as strategic business planning, corporate operations, management and compliance, IP agency and commercialization, litigation and dispute resolution and emerging practice areas such as Internet +. As one of the first legal service agencies certified by the ISO9001 standard, Watson & Band strictly applies its service and quality management procedures and prudently adheres to the standards that are demanded of a top-tier international legal services firm.

For many years running, Watson & Band has been named a top-tier legal and IP services agency in China by various authoritative international legal rating services including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business. Watson & Band also received great honors including the National Excellent Law Firm and China's Most Trustworthy IP Law Firm, as well as qualifications including Class A Qualification as a Shanghai Foreign Business Consultation Institution, Shanghai Contract Credit AAA Rated Enterprise and Top-Tier Bankruptcy Administrator in the Register of Shanghai Higher People’s Court.