Nov 23,2022

Legal 500: Wanhuida receives top-tier firm ranking for IP contentious and non-contentious, six lawyers recommended

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In the 2023 edition of “The Legal 500 Asia Pacific China”, which is launched on November 23, 2022 (UK time), Wanhuida Intellectual Property has been rated as a TIER-1 PRC FIRM in both categories of “Intellectual Property: Contentious” and “Intellectual property: Non-contentious”.

According to The Legal 500, ‘As a leader in the field of IP protection’, Wanhuida fields ‘a very large and well-developed IP practice’ that is widely respected. With ‘profound professional capabilities’, the firm ‘is capable of handling difficult, complex and major cases, covering the entire IP chain’ and ‘gains the trust of clients’.

Bai Gang, the firm’s Founding Partner and Management Committee Chair, is inducted into The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Hall of Fame, which is exclusively reserved for lawyers that are widely regarded as being at the very top of the profession.

Bai Gang, along with four other members from the firm’s Management Committee, Dr. Huang Hui, Ren Haiyan, Jason Yao and Dr. S. Sam Li, and the firm’s partner Johnson Li are recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 editorial. Lauded as ‘a rare and trusted partner’, Jason is recommended for ‘having very rich experience in IP matters and always provides very professional advice based on clients’ actual circumstance’. Johnson is dubbed as a professional who ‘effectively promotes and controls the cases he undertakes, predicts the progress of cases, and makes targeted responses and layouts’. Clients are impressed with ‘his due diligence attitude’, his ‘rigorous legal logic’, his ‘creativeness when solving problems and his in-depth understanding of the communications and semiconductor design industries’.

Wanhuida has received, since 2012, top-tier accolade from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, twelve years in a row.

Published annually, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased commentary and insight into the legal marketplaces of 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions. Its researchers carry out extensive research into each jurisdiction, canvassing law firms and contacting clients for feedback on the lawyers they instruct. The Legal 500 Series, now in its 36th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.