NAME: Gordon Gao

LAW FIRM: King & Wood Mallesons


PRACTICE AREAS: Intellectual property

Intellectual property expert Gordon Gao wins our May Lawyer of the Month award for his recent move from Fangda Partners to King & Wood Mallesons.

Gao specialises in intellectual property disputes including patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright litigation with a specific focus on antitrust, licensing rates for standard essential patents and pharmaceutical end-of-patent-life disputes. Gao’s work covers a breadth of sectors including pharmaceuticals, communications and technology. Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons, he was a partner at Fangda Partners.

Gao joins King & Wood Mallesons with his team including Xiaoyi Yao, Xuting Zhang and Fan Guo, who will also join the firm as partners.