Established in 1999, ACIP (ADVANCE CHINA IP LAW OFFICE) was founded by a group of the earliest intellectual property law practitioners in China. Nowadays, ACIP has become a large comprehensive IP law firm with 4 main offices in the first-tier cities in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, and a U.S. office in Silicon Valley to enhance the relationships with international partners.

The firm has now a team of more than 800 staff in the field of Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Domain Name, and Litigation, who have mastered rich experience and diversified skills to provide clients with well-thought and cost-competitive services in all areas.

For more than fifteen years, ACIP represents its domestic and international clients in a wide spectrum of intellectual property matters ranging from IP counseling, trademark prosecution and enforcement, patent prosecution and enforcement, litigation, dispute resolution to licensing in patent, trademark and copyright matters. It has built a high reputation upon its commitment to efficiency, quality, and reliability in professional and customer-orientated IP services.

ACIP is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), The Identity of Brand Owners (MARQUES) and All-China Patent Attorneys Association (ACPAA). It has received a series of honors, such as "Top 1000 Recommended Firm 2014-2018" (by World Trademark Review), "Tier 1 Regional Patent Protection and Contentious 2014-2016" and "Tier 1 Intellectual Property 2018" (by Managing Intellectual Property).