Jan 13,2023

Wanhuida ranked in Chambers Greater China Region Guide 2023

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On 13th January 2023, Chambers and Partners announces the launch of its second edition of the Chambers Greater China Region guide. The guide brings together extensive, independent in-depth market analysis, and rankings of the leading law firms and professionals across all four jurisdictions of the Greater China Region, featuring five exclusive sections: China (International Firms), Hong Kong Bar, China (PRC Firms), Macau SAR and Taiwan Jurisdiction.

Through the rigorous and independent research process, Wanhuida Intellectual Property and its five practitioners have emerged as market leaders and elite practitioners in the intellectual property field. Wanhuida is ranked in Band 2 in the categories of “Intellectual Property: Litigation (PRC Firms)” and “Intellectual Property: Non-litigation (PRC Firms)”. The firm is accredited by the Chambers research team as “housing a strong bench of practitioners who act on a diverse range of litigation and non-litigation matters”. Various sources laud the firm’s strength in “providing practical advice to clients, keeping the client's overall strategy and portfolio in mind” and “works hand in hand in different trademark matters for a holistic approach”.

Bai Gang, the firm’s Founding Partner and Management Committee Chair and Ren Haiyan, Partner and Member of the Management Committee are listed “Eminent Practitioners” in the non-litigation field. Bai Gang is praised for “being well known for his expertise in IP-related disputes…and attracting frequent instructions from foreign companies”. Ren Haiyan is commended for her “nearly 30 years of experience in trademarks and skilfully dealing with infringement cases for high-profile clients”.

Dr. Huang Hui, Jason Yao and Dr. S. Sam Li are respectively listed as “Leading individuals” in the field of Litigation (Band 1), Litigation (Band 5) and “Foreign Legal Consultants” (Band 2). Dr. Huang impresses the research team as being an academic lawyer with “an impressive academic experience particularly related to trademark issues” and being “highly recognised for his litigious practice”. Jason is recognized by market source for being “strong in strategy, good at handling cases and client management”. Dr. Li wins his accolade for “handling an array of matters ranging from patent infringement cases and invalidation actions to administrative lawsuits and is often sought after by international clients for his education background and practice in the USA”.

The Chambers rankings are based on the in-depth research of dedicated and experienced team of researchers. Chambers Greater China Region Guide aims to provide reliable impartial recommendations to help readers make an informed decision when purchasing legal services.