Mr. LI Tao
Patent Attorney

Mr. Li received his M.S. in Surface Science and Corrosion Protection Engineering from University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) in 1999, and his Ph.D. in Material Science from School of Material Science and Engineering of the USTB in 2003. Mr. Li was awarded a diploma in Scientific and Technical English from University of Science & Technology Beijing in 1996 and he passed ZdaF (Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache) in 1999 after the study in Goethe-Institut Peking. Mr. Li joined CPA in 2003, and qualified as a patent attorney in 2009. He received his further training on European patent law and practice with a law firm in Germany in 2010. Mr. Li is skillful in drafting patent application documents relating to various fields including metallurgy, mechanics, electrochemistry, fuel cell, metal surface treatment, and magnetic materials, and experienced in preparing responses to office actions in the substantive examination proceedings, handling reexamination and invalidation cases, and dealing with relevant administrative litigation in the above fields. He is a member of All-China Patent Agents Association. Working language: Chinese, English and German.