Vanderbilt University (LL.M. Business Law)
Tsinghua University (Juris Master Intellectual Property)
Chris graduated from Vanderbilt University with LL.M. Degree in Business Law, and Tsinghua University with Juris Master Degree in Intellectual Property. Before joining URights, Chris worked with the international law firm Bird & Bird and Beijing East IP Law Firm for nine years and is dually qualified as the PRC lawyer and patent attorney. With science and legal backgrounds, Chris has compound experience in IP prosecution, IP transaction, strategy consultation, regulatory advice and dispute resolution.
Chris is specialized in providing comprehensive IP solutions for client and handled more than one hundred of disputes on behalf of international companies involving trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets and domain names. Chris is recognized by multiple clients for her expertise, litigation experience and creative solutions.
Dispute Cases - represents Paula’s Choice, Morgan Stanley, Nokia, AMAN, Singapore Banyan Tree, Continental, Khalil Fong (a public figure), Electrolux, Marlboro, DAIKIN, JTI, BGRIMM, C2M Media, HKC, EagleBurgmann, NOK and other famous enterprises and individuals in IP related dispute cases such as enforcement and contract dispute, including well known mark (WKM) recognition, merchandised right of public figure, infringement of patent and various type of IP rights, investigation of infringement in Chinese market, Standard Essential Patent (SEP) cases, etc.
Transaction and License – represents CCJEC, Tropical Brother Cultural Co., and other clients on cases related to IP license and cross-board transaction and provides legal opinion and review of agreement for client’s IP transaction.
Protection Strategy and Consultancy – represents Morgan Stanley, Panasonic, Continental, Bridgewater, Standard & Poor's, Monster, GSYUASA and other domestic and multinational clients about IP protection strategy in China, including registration of IP, risk control, brands portfolio management, and the related protection in daily commercial activities.
Due Diligence and Risk Control - represents NATAGRI, Panasonic, YI Tunnel, Moshontek and other clients for due diligence, risk evaluation and issuing legal opinion in commercial project and launch on the market, to best protect clients’ rights and interests and to mitigate risks.
Consulting and Dispute Resolution