About us

About

Wanhuida Intellectual Property is a leading IP service provider in China. It has two main legal entities, Wanhuida IP Agency and Wanhuida Law Firm, and has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Suzhou, Ningbo and Kunming, covering all major IP hubs in China.

Wanhuida is now home for some 450 employees working exclusively in the field of intellectual property. We have some 100 IP lawyers specialized in IP litigation and enforcement work, 90 trademark attorneys, 70 patent attorneys and other professionals, including investigators and supporting staff. Many of them are recognized leaders in their respective fields. They have a wide range of experiences from private practice, in-house counseling, to government services in courts, police departments and administrative agencies.

Our professionals have broad as well as in-depth experience. Over the years, they have accumulatively litigated over thousands of IP cases in courts all over China, prosecuted tens of thousands of patent applications, and filed hundreds of thousands of trademark registrations. Many of the cases are first of its kind. They are recognized by industries, courts and administrative agencies as exemplary cases for their legal significance. Over 30 of our cases have been reported in the Supreme People’s Court (“SPC”) Gazette or selected by SPC for its annual 10/50 exemplary cases.

We serve clients worldwide, China, Europe, the United States, Japan, Korea and other countries. Our clients spread across a broad spectrum of industries, consumer goods, chemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, mechanical, electronics and telecommunications. Our clientele grows steadily over the years. Client trust is a hallmark of Wanhuida services. Their loyal business and generous referrals are the single most important factor contributing to our continued growth.

Awards

We are successful because our clients are successful. We are fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with some of the world most innovative and leading companies, including many Fortune 500 companies. We have won accolades as we strive to work closely with our clients and tailor our services to achieve clients’ objective with efficiency.

”They delivered really good-quality work, and we appreciated that they have a very sophisticated language level. They are very efficient and will be a good recommendation”, remarks from a very satisfied client.

”It shines when dealing with novel or unusual matters – it has tried new points of law in many cases, and always left a great impression.”

Wanhuida is “one of the nation’s most venerable destinations for trademark instructions” with “undisputed prestige” coming not just from its size but also from its “deep bench of academic knowledge”.

Its unwavering emphasis on professionalism and its “provision of proactive advice to clients makes it stand out from the crowd”.

Single-mindedly solutions focused, the firm explores all angles and never gives up for its clients.

A “marvellous” firm and “true one-stop shop”, Wanhuida is a perennial fixture in the top tier. Established by a group of trademark attorneys just before the turn of the century, brands are etched into its DNA.

“A high degree of professionalism, reactiveness, clever counseling and cost efficiency” are the calling cards of market leader Wanhuida.

“We’ve had great results with Wanhuida and have come to depend on them for the resolution of issues in China,” agree many global players.

This IP boutique is regarded as a formidable force at the forefront of trademark law in China.

Sources say: “Clients are extremely impressed by their efficiency, clear advice, close follow-up and effective communication with authorities.”

“Sage and savvy” counsel has made Wanhuida a pre-eminent player in the IP realm.

  • LEGAL 500

    Top-tier PRC firm for intellectual property, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2012 – 2019

  • MIP

    Tier 1 PRC firm (domestic) in both “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark Contentious”, Managing Intellectual Property, 2011 – 2019

  • World Trademark Review

    Gold-band PRC firm (domestic) for both “Prosecution and Strategy” and “Enforcement and Litigation”, World Trademark Review, 2011 – 2019

  • IAM

    Bronze-band PRC firm (domestic) for patent litigation and transactions (2015 – 2017, 2019), Recommended Firm for patent prosecution (2017 – 2019), Intellectual Asset Management

  • CBLJ

    China Business Law Awards Winner in the category of intellectual property, 2013 – 2019

  • Asialaw Profiles

    Outstanding firm in intellectual property in China, Asialaw Profiles, 2016 - 2020

  • Asian Legal Business

    China Domestic Trademarks / Copyright Law Firm Tier 2, Patent Law Firm Tier 2, Asian Legal Business, 2017 – 2019

  • Chambers & Partners

    Intellectual Property: Litigation & Non-litigation (PRC Firms) in China, Band 2, Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019