Qiang Ma

Partner at Haiwen & Partners

Qiang Ma is a partner in Haiwen & Partners and heads the firms trademark team. He graduated with an LLB and a JSD from Renmin University, an LLM from Peking University and an LLM from the George Washington Law School. He deals with the full range of trademark, copyright and unfair competition issues in China. Having worked in the industry for two decades, he has accumulated rich experience, is skilled in handling complex brand protection cases and has successfully obtained well-known status for the trademarks of domestic and foreign clients. Dr Ma has been named an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property, a Highly Recommended IP Litigation Lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific, a Recommended Litigation Lawyer in China and Global Leader by World Trademark Review and a Leading Litigation Lawyer by Asian Law Directory. The lawsuits he has handled have been ranked by the Supreme People’s Court and Beijing Higher People’s Court among their Annual Top 10 Cases and Classic Cases and recognised by the Quality Brands Protection Committee among the Yearly Ten Best Practices many times. Dr Ma is often invited to give speeches and presentations on Chinese IP laws and practices by IP organisations including the New York IP Lawyers Association, the Intellectual Property Owners Association, INTA, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the USPTO. He has published many articles in professional law reviews and periodicals, including Intellectual Property, Chinese Trademark and Managing Intellectual Property, as well as in other media outlets. He is one of the main authors of the China Intellectual Property Protection Manual published by CCH and is the main translator of Trademark Law: A Practical Anatomy (2014, China Renmin University Press). He serves as deputy director of the Trademark Law Committee of the Beijing Bar Association and is adjunct professor of two famous Chinese law schools.

Professional associations

  • Beijing Bar Association
  • INTA

Sample client list

  • BMW
  • China Resources
  • Hanmi Science
  • HBI Branded Apparel
  • King.com
  • McKinsey
  • Phillips 66

Firm details

Haiwen & Partners
20th Floor Fortune Financial Centre
5 Dong San Huan Central Road Chaoyang District
Beijing 100020

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