Tel: +86 21 62581929
Fax: +86 21 62581925
Contact: Nikita Xue
Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 30
Languages: Chinese, English, Italian
Practice Areas: Trademark acquisition (filing, opposition, invalidation, etc.), Patent acquisition (application and maintenance, etc.), Copyright registration, Domain name acquisition and arbitration, Customs recordation and prosecution, Administrative and criminal prosecution, Administrative and civil litigation, Licensing & transaction support , Legal risk assessment and advice, Contracts and advertisement
We practice through our different entities integrated with law firm (mainly for litigation matters) and IP consulting firm (mainly for contentious solutions) and IP consulting Co. Ltd. (mainly for non-contentious practices), covering the Chinese nation area with our resources from Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Beijing.
We are honored to be recognized by our clients through long-term cooperation for complicated dispute solutions, we include in our portfolio both Fortune 500 enterprises or reputable SMEs or individual inventors, mainly in the following industry sectors: Automotive, Chemistry, Communications & Marketing, Construction, Food & Beverages, Petroleum & Energy Technologies, Information Technologies, Materials & Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Software & E-commerce, Sporting Goods, Web-Based Technologies.
Our strength is a well-integrated team with more than 60 professionals who have been practicing in IP and legal areas for over a decade. We have multiple supporting teams, including in-house intelligence collection and analysis, docket management and documentary summary for all kind of reports.
Our partners are also very proud of being awarded the “Best Practice” by the Quality Brand Protection Committee (QBPC) of CAEFI on anti-counterfeiting & anti-infringement respectively by years of 2005, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 & 2016-2017. They have been awarded as best practitioner by Legal 500, Managing IP and others, awarded as Best Performance and Best Service Provider by our valuable clients such as WD-40 and AkzoNobel.
Most notably in 2017, our Partner Ms. Nikita Xue was nominated as Co-chair of Asia & Pacific, Law & Practice Sub-committee of INTA for 2018-2019 and was recognized as “Ranked individual” by World Trademark Review 1000. Lexology also nominated our partner Mr. Eric Su as “Client Choice Award”, for his work during the year. Our partner, Mr. Kevin Xu was awarded the “Excellent Trademark Case Award” by the China Trademark Association for his work during the 2016-2017 period.
A number of our cases and litigations have been awarded prizes such as:
• TOP 10 IP Protection Cases by the General Administration of Customs of China;
• TOP 50 IP Cases by Supreme People’s Court;
• TOP 10 IP Cases by Zhejiang Provincial High Court;
• TOP 10 IP Cases by Shanghai Municipal Government;
• TOP 10 IP Cases by Guangdong Provincial High Court;
• Best Service Provider 2016 by Akzo Nobel;
Work highlightsRepresented WD-40 Manufacturing in a trade mark infringement against a local company in Dongguan city, China, named Dongguan Dongcheng Minxin Lubricant Processing Shop.
Represented Hennessy in a trade mark infringement and unfair competition against Ouyi Xuan Ni Si Wine (Shenzhen) and Henan Province FADELI Wine.
Key clientsEmerson Electric, Shell Brands International, Yostar International
“They are very responsive, well-connected in the legal community, and able to provide the best strategies for securing and enforcing trademark rights.” – Intellectual property
“Professional, good communication and cost transparency.” – Intellectual property
“Very positive and outgoing. Very knowledgeable of relevant law and practices that are effective.” - Nikita Xue
“Quick understanding of the complex situation, sound legal proposal, good accessibility and always for creative solution.” - Zhang Xu
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