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Dr. James Luo is the Managing Partner of Lawjay Partners, and has been handling cases involving trademarks, copyright, unfair competition and computer software since 1991. Presently, James represents various international clients in more than a hundred civil and criminal lawsuits for trademark and copyright infringement yearly.
Awarded as one of the “Top Ten IP Lawyers in Beijing” by the Beijing Bar Association in 2013, James is likewise recognized by major legal publications such as Who’s Who Legal, World Trademark Review and Chambers & Partners as one of the leading IP legal practitioners in China.
Presently, James serves as Chair of the Trademark Committee of the Beijing Bar Association, LLM Supervisor at Renmin University of China School of Law, and Arbitrator at the Chinese European Arbitration Center and Beijing Arbitration Commission. James was a former IP Partner Equivalent at Bird & Bird, IP director for North Asia at Motorola China, and had six-and-a-half years of IP experience at Baker & McKenzie. He once served as Chair of the China Sub-Committee of INTA’s Anti-Counterfeiting Committee, and Vice Chair of Quality Brands Protection Committee (QBPC).
James earned his PhD in IP at Renmin University of China and his LLM in IP at King’s College London. He was a visiting scholar to the University of London and a visiting researcher at Franklin Pierce Law Center. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences.
Trademarks Law Practice:
Lawjay Partners is most known for its trademark litigation and anti-unfair competition practice for which it has garnered international acclaim. We handle among the world’s most famous brands, safeguarding and maximizing the value of their intellectual property across China.
Lawjay Partners stands at the forefront of trademark protection in China, actively lobbying for reforms to China’s trademarks system, and had pioneered various effective measures and strategies to combat trademark infringement and counterfeiting such as landlord/market management liability for trademark infringement or counterfeiting.
Situated at the heart of Beijing, Lawjay Partners is among China’s top IP law firms. Under the principles of “Professionalism, Pragmatism, and Always Seeking Excellence”, Lawjay provides many international and domestic Chinese clients with practical and constructive legal service in accordance with international standards. In 2012 and 2013, Lawjay was shortlisted for The Boutique PRC Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners, the only intellectual property law firm nominated in this category.
Many of our lawyers have Ph.D. degrees in law and foreign graduate degrees. Our bilingual lawyers represent international clients in civil litigation, administrative actions and criminal enforcement in the fields of trademarks, patents, copyright, unfair competition, computer software, technology, among others. Dr. James Luo, the managing partner, has over 20 years of experience in intellectual property law and was recognized by the Beijing Bar Association as one of the Top 10 IP Lawyers of Beijing in 2013. He has been recognized as a leading PRC intellectual property lawyer by Who’s Who Legal, World Trademark Review and Chambers & Partners.
Lawjay has established close contact with China’s relevant government departments, and forged long-term cooperative relationships with several renowned international law firms, and work together to deliver first class intellectual property advice and service in order to protect your most valuable asset—your company’s intellectual property—in the China market.
In the past 10 years, our legal experts have delivered dozens of lectures in seminars on intellectual property and criminal enforcement to officials from the central and local public security organs, procuratorate, people’s court, industrial and commercial bureau, technical supervision department and customs, and has submitted proposals and comments for legislation, judicial interpretations and law enforcement on intellectual property. This engagement allows Lawjay to better understand the legal environment and the latest trends in legislation here in China which in turn helps us to provide our clients with more timely and effective legal services.