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Wanhuida Peksung, Yan Zhang, Beijing, CHINA

Yan Zhang

Tel:
Work +86 10 6892 1000
Email:
Web:
www.wanhuida.com
Wanhuida Peksung

Position

Partner

Career

Mr. ZHANG Yan is a partner, patent attorney and attorney-at-law in the firm's Beijing office.

Before joining the firm, Mr. ZHANG worked in a prestigious Chinese IP agency, a Chinese law firm and a French law firm. He is fully engaged in judicial and administrative protection of IP especially industrial property in China after joining the firm. He advises clients on IP portfolio management (prosecution, transfer and protection) and integrated protection strategy, and enforces IP protection strategies tailored for clients for maximized utility of IP.

Mr. ZHANG has rich experiences in fighting against IP infringers in China, as well as defending against infringement accusations in the field of patent, trademark, unfair completion, business secret and copyright.

Mr. ZHANG also advises clients on various licensing agreements, as well as corporate issues relating to IP for JV and WFOE of clients; he also provides advices on solution to crisis and risk events for the clients, as well as legal compliance of activities in China.

In recognition of his expertise in the patent field, Mr. ZHANG has been invited to join the advisory group of the third amendment on China’s “Patent Law” and the “Implementing Rules of Patent Law” set up by the State Intellectual Property Office.

Mr. ZHANG is listed in the IAM (Intellectual Asset Management) 1000 recommended individuals - transactions (as one of the four winners in China), 2014 and enters the magazine’s list of recommended patent lawyers for the year 2011-2013. He also enters the list of Recommended IP Lawyers of The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2015 editorial, which is launched in October 2014.

In January 2015, the administrative enforcement action against the local retailers of parallel import spirits with identifier code removed based on the ground of trademark infringement in Urumchi, in which Mr. ZHANG acted as the lead counsel, is listed “2014 Deals of the Year” (5 IP winning cases in total) of the Hong Kong-based legal media CHINA BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL.

Publications

  • Co-author of “US COMPANY LAW COMMENTARY”;
  • Co-author of “NATURE OF PATENT INVALIDATION REQUEST UNDER CHINESE LAW SYSTEM”.

Languages

English, Chinese

Member

INTA, AIPPI, ACLA, ACPAA

Education

  • L.L.M. on International Law, University of International Business and Economics
  • B.A., Major in English, Nankai University

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