The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise
Gold - Individuals: enforcement and litigation
Retaining a place in the top tier of the WTR 1000 litigation table is never easy, but the 70-strong team of IP lawyers at Fangda Partners’ have consistently provided the highest standard of trademark services in the country, in which competition is known to be stiff. The trademark group is well equipped with industry knowledge and truly embodies the gold standard of IP offerings in China. Some of them are US-China dual-qualified to better cater for the needs of US brand owners and multinationals. When it comes to IP litigations in the field of IT, computer science, chemicals, semiconductor and telecommunications, Fangda is widely considered to be one of the go-to Chinese players. Driving the group forward are litigators Alexandra (Pu) Yang and Gordon Gao. This Beijing-based pair teams up and takes charge in some of the most important trademark litigation matters in the past year, including the famous New Balance trademark infringement suit before Guangdong High Court and a series of IP litigation proceedings on behalf of Ralph Lauren in various district and IP courts. Partner Dixon (Hui) Zhang tackles tricky IP infringement cases across all levels of courts with his squad. He has been a valued adviser to Metso in taking action against a local infringer.