Mr. LI Liantao
Patent Attorney

Mr. Li received his B.S. in Polymer Chemistry in 1986 and M.S. in Physical Chemistry in 1989 from Shandong University. After graduation, he worked as lecturer in Peking University Health Science Center and engaged in research work in synthesis of new drugs. Mr. Li studied in Regensburg University of Germany for two years as part of a joint Ph.D. programme and received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Peking University in 2001. Mr. Li joined CPA in 2001, and qualified as a patent attorney in 2002. He received further training in the European and German patent law and practice in Germany in 2005. Mr. Li is skillful in drafting patent application documents in such fields as polymer, pharmaceutical chemistry and organic chemistry, and experienced in preparing responses to office actions in the substantive examination proceedings, handling reexamination and invalidation cases, and dealing with relevant administrative litigation. Mr. Li speaks fluent German and is very good at dealing with patent cases in German. He is a member of the Chinese Group of AIPPI and a member of All-China Patent Agents Association. Working languages: Chinese, German, English and Japanese.