Sophia Chen

Attorney at Foridom IP Law Firm

Sophia Chen is a senior partner of Foridom IP Law Firm. Her proficiency has led to her winning the following awards and positions:

  • Top 10 Excellent Team for China’s Intellectual Property Litigation in 2018 from IP House;
  • Top 10 Excellent Attorney for China’s Copyright Litigation in 2019 from China Intellectual Property Forum;
  • Legal Consultant of Shanghai Xuhui District People’s Government;
  • IP STAR 2020 of Shanghai;
  • Consultant expert of the Intellectual Property Association of Minhang District, Shanghai; and
  • IP mediator of Minhang District, Shanghai.

Ms Chen is an expert in copyright and trademark rights acquisition and protection, as well as unfair competition issues. She also has extensive experience handling international IP operations such as Patent Cooperation Treaty applications and international trademark registrations.

Representative cases

  • Shenzhen Huluwa Technology Co Ltd v China National IP Administration, regarding the invalidation of the trademark ‘葫芦娃HULUWA’ – selected as the National Excellent Trademark Case of 2019-2020 and the 2020 Top Ten Excellent Trademark Case of Shanghai.
  • Shanghai Aiwu Food Co Ltd v Gu Huijun, regarding a dispute for a computer network domain name (Ms Chen as the attorney for the plaintiff) – selected as the Shanghai IP Model Case.
  • Juneyao Airlines Co Ltd v China National IP Administration, regarding the review of the refusal of the trademark ‘吉祥航空’ – won the last instance, the case was selected as the best of the 20 Trademark Administrative Litigations of the Beijing High People’s Court in 2019.

Many of Ms Chen’s other cases have been reported by the IP professional media.

Representative articles

Ms Chen has contributed to well-known IP publications such as China IP NewsChina TrademarkIP House and Shanghai Intellectual Property, reporting on leading cases in particular.

Professional associations

  • China Lawyers Association
  • INTA
  • IP Association of Minhang District, Shanghai

Sample client list

  • Xiaomi Inc
  • NU SKIN China
  • Wenhui News
  • East Hope Group
  • Juneyao Airline Co Ltd
  • Shanghai Animation Film Studio

Firm details

Foridom IP Law Firm
1st Floor
Building B
410 Guiping Road
Xuhui District
Shanghai 200233

Contact details

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