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Name: Bai Gang
Firm Name: Wan Hui Da Law Firm & Intellectual Property Agency
Country: China
Expertise: Intellectual Property Law

Telephone: +86 10 6892 1000
Fax: +86 10 6894 8030
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Bai Gang is a prominent figure in China’s intellectual property field. He is a veteran intellectual property counsel who has been representing his clients’ prosecuting, enforcement and litigating interests in China since the 1990s. He has led the firm’s practice groups in obtaining landmark decisions, delivering astute, reliable and effectual legal solutions for clients’ high-profile cases. He has also contributed to the nation’s IPR legislative progress and the molding of the industry standards.

Mr Bai has played an advisory role in the legislative progress of Chinese IPR laws and regulations. He was invited to advise on the third amendment to the Trademark Law, the amendment to the Regulations for the Implementation of the Trademark Law, the revision of the Regulations on Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights and more recently the drafting of the Provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Hearing of Administrative Cases Involving the Granting and Affirmation of Trademark Rights.

Mr Bai has authored/co-authored a dozen articles and treatises including: Trademark Law: China & India (China Business Law Journal, 2014), New Measures on Internet Trading Introduced (International Law Office, 2010), Actions Speak Louder than Words (Managing IP/China IP Focus 2007), Enforcement Lessons (Managing IP/China IP Focus 2006), and IPR Roadmap – Roadmap for Trademark Protection in China (IPR2). Since 2003, he has been a member of the editorial committee of the China Trademark Report (Volume I – XII).

Wan Hui Da is a leading IP service powerhouse in China. It has three main legal entities, Wan Hui Da Law Firm, Wan Hui Da IP Agency and Peksung IP Ltd. The merger with Peksung in November 2016 was a milestone in the development of this IP powerhouse. It is now the home for over 400 IP professionals and a total of some 500 employees. It has a presence in all major IP hubs in China, with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Suzhou, Xiamen, Kunming, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, and liaison offices in San Diego, Paris and London. It operates under a single leadership team headed by senior partners.

Recognition:

Mr Bai has been recognised as a Leading Individual for intellectual property practice by Legal 500 (2010 to 2017), Chambers & Partners (2011 to 2016) and Asialaw Profiles (2016 & 2017). Since 2014, Mr Bai has been included for four years in a row in Managing Intellectual Property’s List of IP STARS in China.

Education & Professional Memberships:

Bai Gang graduated from Beijing Normal University. He is a member of the China Global Advisory Council of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the 2016 to 2017 term. He is a council member of the China Intellectual Property Society and the Copyright Society of China, and the vice president of the China Trademark Association.

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