Ms Ying Mu > Global Law Office > Beijing, China > Lawyer Profile

Global Law Office
BEIJING 100025

Work Department

Ying Mu's main practice areas include enterprise IP portfolio management and risk prevention, contentious intellectual property and competition disputes, covering trademark law, copyright law, patent law, anti-unfair competition law and anti-trust law. She has considerable experience of providing particular services regarding trademark and patent authorization and affirmation litigation, and anti-trust matters concerning IP issues.


Ms. Mu used towork in the court and engaged in intellectual property trial for nine years and has dealt with over 1,000 cases. Some of them were selected as “Top Ten IP Model Cases of Beijing Courts” and “Top Ten Innovative Cases”. Ms. Mu used to participate in a number of research projects involving various IP issues, and published dozens of research articles.

In addition, Ms. Mu has participated in the expert discussions on the revision of intellectual property law and the formulation of judicial interpretation for many times. Ms. Mu has advised Chinese and international clients across a wide range of industries, including internet, communication, medical and etc., on infringement litigations involving patent, trademark and copyright, judicial reviews on patent and trademark authorization, invalidation and affirmation, anti-unfair competition and anti-trust litigation, as well as intellectual property advisory and consulting work.


Prior to joining Global, Ms. Mu has worked with Beijing First Intermediate People’s Court from 2008 to 2014 as a clerkand judge. She worked as a judge in Beijing Intellectual Property Court from 2015 to 2017. She joined Global Law Office in October 2017.




Member of a council of Beijing Intellectual Property Law Association


2000 – 2004 Peking University Law School, Beijing, LL. B

2006 – 2008 Peking University Law School, Beijing, LL. M

Lawyer Rankings

China > Antitrust and competition: PRC firms

Global Law Office handles the full spectrum of antitrust and competition law matters. The practice advises its clients on filing to the SAMR for transactions, as well as responding to anti-monopoly investigations. The team is also involved in follow-on litigation, including a novel case in which a client sought to have PRC courts affirm a finding of anti-competitive practices based on a decision by the European Commission. Qing Ren has been active in this area for more than a decade, and previously handled antitrust work at the Ministry of Commerce. Shujun Liu is noted for her work for Japanese clients, and Ying Mu focuses on IP-related antitrust matters. John Wan left the firm in September 2020 to take up an in-house position at Alibaba.

China > Intellectual property: PRC firms

Global Law Office has a strong team of partners, whose varied specialisms allow the group to collectively assist will issues associated with the protection and enforcement of copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets. The firm’s disputes work includes assisting multinational, domestic and state-owned companies from the tech, aviation and banking sectors on invalidation and infringement proceedings. Degang Ma is a key name in this regard and frequently advises on complex FRAND issues regarding standard essential patents. On the contentious front, Ying Mu has broad expertise which ranges from IP portfolio management and litigation to unfair competition.  Jinrong Liu  leads the team from the Beijing office.

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