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Gang Bai

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Wanhuida Peksung

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Mr. BAI Gang is a Senior Partner at Wanhuida Peksung, a leading Chinese IP service powerhouse formed by the merger of WAN HUI DA Law Firm & IP Agency and PEKSUNG IP Ltd in November 2016. He is the Managing Partner of Wan Hui Da Law Firm & IP Agency.

Mr. BAI is a prominent figure in China’s intellectual property field. He is a veteran intellectual property counsel who has been representing the clients’ prosecuting, enforcement and litigating interests in China since 1990s. He has been leading the firm’s practice groups in obtaining landmark decisions, delivering astute, reliable and effectual legal solutions for clients’ high-profile cases, contributing to the nation’s IPR legislative progress and helping to mold the industry standards.

On account of his expertise in the IPR field, Mr. BAI was invited in 2005 by the State Intellectual Property Strategy Working Conference to join its advisory panel on the drafting of the "China National Intellectual Property Strategy", which was released in June 2008.

Since then, Mr. BAI has been playing an advisory role in the legislative progress of Chinese IPR laws and regulations. He was invited to advise on the third amendment to the “Trademark Law”, the amendment to the “Regulations for the Implementation of the Trademark Law”, the revision of the “Regulations on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights” and more recently the drafting of the “Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Hearing of Administrative Cases Involving the Granting and Affirmation of Trademark Rights”.

Mr. BAI was elected member of the China Subcommittee of the INTA Anti Counterfeiting and Enforcement Committee for the 2006-2007 committee term. From then on, he has been deeply involved with the association, frequently lecturing on major issues of the industry and hosting professional workshops at various events.

In 2006, Mr. BAI was elected Vice Chairman of Yiwu Federation for the Protection of Famous Brand (YWFPFB), an influential NGO initiated and sponsored by hundreds of brand owners to defend their IPRs in China.

Mr. BAI authors or co-authors a dozen articles and treatise including: “A 12-year battle against a bad-faith trademark application” (China Business Law Journal, 2017), “Chambers Practice Guides Pharmaceutical Advertising” (Chamber and Partners, 2017), “Trademark Law: China & India” (China Business Law Journal, 2014), “New Measures on Internet Trading Introduced” (International Law Office, 2010), “Actions Speak Louder than Words” (Managing IP/China IP Focus 2007), “Enforcement Lessons” (Managing IP/China IP Focus 2006), “IPR Roadmap - Roadmap for Trademark Protection in China” (IPR2). He has been a member of the editorial committee of the “China Trademark Report” (Volume I - XII) since 2003. He is regularly invited to speak at conferences and seminars both at home and overseas.

In 2015, Mr. BAI is elected member of the China Global Advisory Council of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2016-2017 term. He is appointed, in 2017, Co-Chair of the Council for the 2018-2019 term.

Membership & Qualification 

  • Expert of the State Intellectual Property Strategy Think Tank
  • Expert of Beijing High-profile Intellectual Property Talent Pool
  • Expert of Beijing Guo Wei IP Judicial Expertise Center
  • Council member of China Intellectual Property Society
  • Council member of Copyright Society of China
  • Vice President of Capital Intellectual Property Service Association
  • Council member of IPRC Intellectual Property Right Center
  • Researcher of the Intangible Assets Management and Research Center of China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL)

Awards

Mr. BAI has been rated Leading Lawyer/Individual in the practice of intellectual property by:

  • authoritative legal commentary magazine “Legal 500 Asia Pacific” (2010 - 2017)
  • renowned publisher of the leading directories of the legal profession Chambers & Partners (2009, 2011 - 2016)
  • premium legal directory for domestic law firms in Asia-Pacific “Asialaw Profiles” (2016 & 2017).

Since 2014, Mr. BAI has been included four years in a row in Managing Intellectual Property’s List of IP STARS in China. He has also been chosen by the China Law & Practice research team as a Leading Lawyer in the practice of intellectual property in 2014 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, Mr. BAI has been ranked as a WIPR Leader for China in both the Patent and Trademark categories by the World Intellectual Property Review magazine.

Languages

English, Chinese

Member

INTA, China Trademark Association, China Intellectual Property Society, Copyright Society of China, Capital Intellectual Property Service Association


China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: PRC firms

Within: Leading individuals

Gang Bai - Wanhuida Peksung

Within: Intellectual property: PRC firms

Wanhuida Peksung adeptly ‘handles complex cases, with close communication between teams, with law enforcement agencies and clients’. It attracts a wide range of patent-related work, however, trade mark matters are a traditional strength. Names to note include founding partner Gang Bai, Hui Huang, who ‘works rigorously and carefully, achieving outstanding performance within a limited time frame’; Haiyan Ren, who focuses on trade mark and design patent filings and registrations, and Jiancheng Jiang, who handles patent prosecution and litigation matters. Key sectors of expertise include life sciences, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages and fashion. L’Oréal, Microsoft, Michelin and New Balance count among the team's clients. The practice has been bolstered by the arrival of Johnson Li from Intewig & Partners.

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