Charles Feng

Partner at East & Concord Partners

Charles Feng is an IP specialist with substantial experience in IP and anti-trust law working for reputable international and Chinese law firms, with a focus on IP litigation, enforcement, as well as trademark and patent portfolio management and non-contentious matters. Mr Feng has represented a number of foreign clients at various levels of courts, as well as before enforcement agencies in China. Mr Feng is experienced in addressing clients’ commercial needs in the areas of IP litigation and arbitration in matters relating to, among others, patents, copyright, trademarks, domain names, unfair competition and trade secrets. A case represented by Mr Feng was ranked as one of 50 Model cases by the Supreme People’s Court of China in 2013.

In addition to his work in the courtrooms, Mr Feng has been involved in IP transactional work, including the drafting, negotiation and enforcement of IP assignments and licensing agreements. Mr Feng is also experienced in dealing with anti-trust law matters, particularly those relating to the intersection of IP law and anti-trust law.

Mr Feng is currently serving as a consultant expert to the Guiding Case Research Centre of the Supreme People’s Court of China; vice director of the Copyright Society of China; vice director general of the China Association of Geographic Indication Industry; a Standing Committee member of the China Intellectual Property Law Association; an IP expert for the EU-China IP Rights Helpdesk; and a member of the American Bar Association, the China Bar Association and INTA. He actively participates in IP events internationally and domestically.

Mr Feng is an influential IP expert in China who has recently been ranked among the Top 15 China IP Lawyers by Asian Legal Business (Thomson Reuters). Mr Feng was recommended by LEGALBAND as an excellent IP litigator from 2016 through 2019. He was also recognised as a Top Trademark Litigation Lawyer by China IP Forum in 2017.

As an influential expert, Mr Feng is frequently invited to speak at international and domestic IP conferences including INTA, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, the Japan External Trade Organization IP Group, the Quality Brands Protection Committee China and the China IP Forum in English, Chinese and Japanese.

Mr Feng graduated with LLMs from both Duke Law and the China Foreign Affair University. The working languages of Mr Feng include Chinese (native), English (fluent) and Japanese (fluent).

Sample client list

  • Autodesk
  • British Council
  • Cambridge University
  • Conde Nast
  • IDP
  • JXTG
  • Sandvik
  • Stanley black&decker
  • Starbucks
  • Zippo

Firm details

East & Concord Partners
19th Floor Landmark Building Tower 2
8 Dongsanhuan Beilu
Beijing 100004
China

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