Chang Tsi the latest PRC firm to open in South Korea
Intellectual property-focused law firm Chang Tsi & Partners has opened a new office in Seoul, South Korea, which is the firm’s ninth branch globally.
Chang Tsi tells ALB that the new office now has a headcount of four people and will be led by senior advisor Xu Dongxu.
Xu joined the firm in last August and focuses on intellectual property and civil action, with expertise in the cultural industries. Xu has made long-term efforts on the study of five IP offices (IP5, including the CNIPA, the KIPO, the USPTO, the EPO, and the JPO). He used to work as a counsellor at the Republic of Korea’s Embassy in China and in his tenure, he has assisted hundreds of Korean enterprises with investments issues in China.
“As one of the most important countries in Northeast Asia, South Korea occupies a strategic place in the area of intellectual property… The new office will further complete the firm’s strategic layout in this region. It aims to develop more business opportunities on the local market, as well as to enhance the firm’s strength globally,” Chang Tsi says in one press release.
Chang Tsi is the second PRC firm to venture into South Korea’s legal market recently, with Yingke Law Firm opening in Seoul last November.
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