Firm Profile > Hylands Law Firm > Beijing, China

Hylands Law Firm
12F Fortune Financial Center
No.5 Dongsanhuan Zhong Road, Chaoyang District
BEIJING 100020

TMT: PRC firms Tier 3

At Hylands Law Firm, lawyers have particular expertise in the media and entertainment, and internet sectors. The group is well-versed in intellectual property, as well as media production issues. Jointly leading the team are IP expert Rong Yu and entertainment industry specialist Shan Tao, who regularly advises on productions from start to finish.

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Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Alibaba Pictures

HuaYi Brothers Media Group

SAIF Partners

Intellectual property: PRC firms

Hylands Law Firm has a wide range of expertise within intellectual property law and advises clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues. The practice has a particular focus on the television and media industries. Practice heads Yuzi Zhu and Zhengning Li have a strong background in the entertainment industry. Han Zhou is also noted.

Key clients


CCTV Animation Group Co., Ltd No

International Copyright Exchange Center (DongfangYonghe) No

China Quanjude Group No

China Cultural Tourism and Creativity Co., Ltd

Cambridge Picture Company

Shanghai As One Pictures Co., Ltd

RYB Education

Actress Xu Qing & Beijing HongzongxiongYinian studio


The firm: Hylands Law Firm can be traced back to Haotian Law Firm founded in 1997. Headquartered in Beijing, Hylands has Hylands IP Agency and 18 offices in the cities nationwide including IP Agency, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen etc. By joining TerraLex, Hylands has established working relationships with over 150 law firms in more than 130 countries and regions, providing clients with one-stop, cross-border professional legal services in multiple disciplines.

Hylands has upwards of 400 partners and counsels, and nearly 1,500 lawyers and professionals. With intensive practical skills and rich experience,thanks to close and efficient teamwork, Hylands lawyers provide tailor-made, practical legal solutions that always beyond the expectation of clients.

Recent awards
2020|Chambers Asia-Pacific
Band2:Corporate/Commercial: East Coast: Beijing, International Trade/WTO: Respondent, Technology, Media, Telecoms

Recognized Practitioner: Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Litigation

2020|Chambers Global
Band2:International Trade/WTO: Respondent

Recognized Practitioner: Dispute Resolution

2020|China Business Law Journal
Law Firms of the Year: Dispute Resolution (Domestic), IP (Copyright), Family Wealth Management, Technology & Telecom, Media, Entertainment & Sport

2020|The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Leading PRC Firm in Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecom

2020|Benchmark Litigation
Asia-Pacific 2020 edition- IP disputes

2019|Chambers Asia-Pacific
Band2: Corporate/Commercial: East Coast: Beijing, International Trade/WTO: Respondent, Technology, Media, Telecoms

Band4: Intellectual Property: Litigation

Recognized Practitioner: Dispute Resolution

2019|China Business Law Journal
Law Firms of the Year: Entertainment & sports, Family wealth management, International trade

2019|Asialaw Profiles
Highly Recommended PRC Firm in Technology and Telecommunications

Recommended PRC Firm in Dispute Resolution

Other Notable Firms PRC Firm in Intellectual Property

Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute Resolution LIU Hong 86 10 6502 8916
Dispute Resolution XU Yu 86 10 6502 8912
Intellectual Property MA Xiaogang 86 10 6502 8933
WTO/International Trade MENG Qingxin 86 10 6502 8986
WTO/International Trade JIANG Peng 86 10 6502 8978
Entertainment & Media and Internet(TMT) YU Rong 86 10 6502 8935
Banking and Financial CHEN Weiyong 86 10 6502 8985
Capital Markets and Securities WEI Yang 86 10 6502 8910
Intellectual Property XIAO Qun 86 10 6502 8936
Real Estate and Construction ZHANG Miao 86 10 6502 8925
Capital Markets and Securities DONG Wenhao 86 10 6502 8808
Family Wealth Management & Inheritance YUN Dahui 86 10 6502 8868
Bankruptcy Reorganization and Disposal of Special Assets QIN Liping 86 10 6502 8888
Corporate and M&A ZHU Zhitong 86 10 6502 8922
Banking and Financial QIU Mei 86 10 6502 8918
Intellectual Property LI Zhengning 86 10 6502 8938
Corporate and M&A JIANG Jiang 86 10 6502 8730
Intellectual Property Michael LIU 86 10 6502 8958
Intellectual Property ZHU Yuzi 86 10 6502 8750
Number of partners : 470+
Number of lawyers : 1500+
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

COMPANY/FIRM: Sino Steel Equipment and Engineering Co., Ltd
TESTIMONIAL: Hylands advises us in PPP related affairs. Their suggestions are always practical, honest, effective and in time. The advice helped a lot in our compliance and reflected positively in our balance sheet.

TESTIMONIAL: The copyright team of Hylands has deep understanding to PRC IP laws, wide connection with related academies and think tanks, as well as abundant experience in practice and legislations. They are good at solving complicate problems by sophisticated skills and smart ways.

COMPANY/FIRM: Fox Networks Group
TESTIMONIAL: We have entrusted Hylands for almost ten years. They are not providing service as we explicitly required, but also pursuing the result as we actually expected. They can not only think for our benefit, but also communicate well with counterparties in persuasive way.

CLIENT: Chen Kai
COMPANY/FIRM: China Railway Material & Trade Group Co., Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL:With outstanding professional ability, rigorous professional quality and diligent and responsible service spirit, Hylands construction engineering team has maintained a long-term and stable cooperative relationship with clients during the period of providing legal services for China railway material and trade group co., LTD., and won high praise from clients

CLIENT: Xu Enxin
COMPANY/FIRM: CCCC First Public Bureau Group Co., Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: Hylands construction engineering team provides perennial legal counsel service to China First Highway Engineering Co., Ltd. ,including but not limited to daily legal consultation, major contract review, dispute resolution and consultation on major corporate decisions. With a professional and rigorous attitude, lawyer zhang miao and her team strictly controlled the company’s risks, protected the company’s interests and maintained the company’s operation, winning the unanimous praise of the clients.

CLIENT: Li Lin, Legal Director, Youku Content Department
COMPANY/FIRM: Alibaba Cultural Entertainment Group
TESTIMONIAL: Ms. Yu Rong has provided us a full range of services for many years, specializing in TMT sectors, including media, culture, sports, entertainment, and events. She has particular expertise in advising us on copyright and regulatory matters and we have always found her advice is very reliable and she is very responsive to our needs and she has a deep understanding of our business. Ms. Yu Rong presents a high level of professionalism, she is a securing and easing partner to cooperate.

CLIENT: Liu Jin, Senior Legal Counsel
COMPANY/FIRM: Huayi Brothers Media Corporation
TESTIMONIAL:Ms. Yu Rong is recommended for copyright litigation and has notable experience with regulatory issues relating to the Chinese media and entertainment industry policy. She always provides excellent legal support beyond our expectations. She has been very responsive and reliable in supporting us even with urgent timelines. Her vast experience having accumulated in similar deals and substantial knowledge based on legal practice are valuable to us. She clearly explained the legal system, the timelines, and what to expect in the proceedings, developed a sound legal strategy and executed it as planned.