Simcere Pharmaceutical Group

Industry sector: Pharmaceuticals

Headquarters: Nanjing

Simcere Pharmaceutical is another rare innovator in the Chinese pharma market, whose star is firmly on the ascendant. Headed by Yang Xu, a core IP team of five professionals has spearheaded the roll-out of a sophisticated IP infrastructure that facilitates flexible responses as the company grows through partnerships and acquisitions. A key objective in this regard is the recruitment and training of IP professionals who possess not only solid patent knowledge, but also keen commercial insight. Simcere has entered into fruitful partnerships with global pharmaceutical giants such as Bristol Myers Squibb and Merck.