Professions

Outlined below is a brief and general description of the many professions at HFG. 

Trademark Attorneys are in charge of clearing and filing trademarks in China and abroad on behalf of foreign and local companies. They often cooperate with attorneys at law for disputes in front of Trademark Office and TRAB for opposition or invalidation of a trademark. Trademark attorneys are involved in all the modification of trademarks such as license, assignment, change of agent, etc. Trademark attorneys are often assigned with copyright and domain name cases especially in the acquisition phase. Experienced Trademark attorneys manage trademark portfolios of client, providing strategic advice to clients on how to obtain and enhance protection of their brands. 

HFG Recommendation:

According to Chinese relevant laws, no examination (such as the lawyer bar exam and patent bar exam) is required to be qualified as trademark attorney. We do however appreciate candidates which have obtained bachelor degree and master’s degree in law, economics and/or English and who have spent at least 1 year studying abroad. Spoken and written English is essential. 

Attorneys at Law are in charge of disputes in front of trademark office and patent office, IPOs, AICs, TSBs, etc. They deal with contracts and litigations in front of People’s Courts. Attorneys at law often represent companies in negotiating deals relating to intangible assets, equity shares (M&A) and other kind of deals. 

Attorneys at Law will have passed the National Lawyer Admission Test. If you have not passed the examination yet you can still join HFG as a Trademark Attorney or Enforcement and Evidence collection Specialist, and obtain your certificate while working with us.

HFG Recommendation:

We do appreciate candidates which have obtained bachelor degree and/or master’s degree in law, economics and/or English and who have spent at least 1 year studying abroad. Spoken and written English is essential.

Patent Attorneys are in charge of drafting patent applications, filing and prosecuting patent applications, replying to offices action, initiate or reply to patent invalidation case, provide technical support in patent infringement cases, providing assistance in extending Chinese patents abroad or nationalizing in China foreign applications. Patent attorneys deal with maintenance of patents (annual fee, change of ownership, license, etc.). 

HFG Recommendation:

To become a patent attorney it is necessary to pass a mandatory examination (patent examination), so if you have already passed it ….that is great news: send us your CV! In case you have not passed the examination yet, you can still work for us and pass it while working, provided that you have a scientific background degree (chemical, biotech, software, mechanics, electro-mechanics, telecom, pharma, etc.). We do appreciate candidates which have obtained, in addition to such specific scientific education, bachelor degree and master’s degree in law, economics and/or English and who have spent at least 1 year studying abroad. Spoken and written English is essential.

These specialists are is charge of surveying markets for collecting evidences or leads of IPRs infringements. They prepare and conduct administrative enforcements (raids), survey and action report. When senior, they are assigned to deal with enforcement campaigns in certain areas, regions or on specific channels (Customs, markets, e-commerce platforms, etc.).

HFG Recommendations:

Currently according to Chinese relevant laws, no examination (such as the lawyer bar exam and patent bar exam) is required to become an enforcement specialist. We do appreciate candidates which have obtained bachelor degree in law, economics and/or English and who have spent at least 1 year studying abroad. Spoken and written English is important. 

Beside the four previous areas, we do need several different professionals in the accounting, financial, marketing, administrative departments. We are willing to employ talented and motivated candidates. We do appreciate candidates which have obtained bachelor degree and master’s degree in economics and/or English and who have spent at least 1 year studying abroad. Spoken and written English is important.  

If you want to join us, please send us your resume with detail description of education, working experience and personal introduction, and your preferable working location. Both English and Chinese texts are required. We will not receive any candidate without prior appointment.

For qualified candidates, we will arrange for two rounds of interviews before deciding whether to get them onboard. We will provide necessary training course for new colleagues, attractive salary plus solid bonus and allowances to reward significant performance.

What are you waiting for? Apply for a position with us! 

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