Charles Feng

Partner at East & Concord Partners

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

In addition to his work in the courtrooms, Mr Feng is involved in IP transactional work, including the drafting and negotiation of IP assignments and licensing agreements. Mr Feng is also experienced in dealing with antitrust law matters where they intersect with IP law.

Mr Feng is currently serving as a consultant expert to the Guiding Case Research Centre of the Supreme People’s Court of China and vice director of the Copyright Society of China; he is a member of the China Intellectual Property Law Association; an IP expert for the EU Chamber of Commerce IP Rights Helpdesk; and a member of the American Bar Association, China Bar Association and INTA.

Mr Feng is an influential IP expert in China who has been ranked among the Top 15 China IP Lawyers by Asian Legal Business (Thomson Reuters). He was recommended by LEGALBAND as an Excellent IP Litigator from 2016 through 2020.

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 Organisation and the China IP Forum in English, Chinese and Japanese.

Mr Feng obtained LLMs from Duke Law and the China Foreign Affair University. His working languages include Chinese (native), English (fluent) and Japanese (fluent).

Sample client list

  • Autodesk
  • British Council
  • Cambridge University
  • Conde Nast
  • Guru Studio
  • IDP
  • Mary Kay
  • Sandvik
  • Stanley Black & Decker

Firm details

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

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