Name: Dr. Jian Xu
Firm Name: Gowling WLG
Country: China
Expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Telephone: +86 (0)10 858 722 86
Fax: +86 (0)10 858 722 87
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Dr. Jian Xu is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in China on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jian directly using the contact details above.

Jian joined the firm in 2008 and has been the head of the intellectual property practice of its China office since that date. Prior to that, he was a senior patent attorney at China Sinda, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in Beijing. He has handled all aspects of IPR in business including drafting, prosecution, acquisition, enforcement and licensing of patents, trade marks and brand, design rights, copyright and content. He has conducted litigation and administrative actions against infringers all over China. He also has a strong background in the chemistry and life science sector, with a bachelor’s degree from Beijing and a PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Manchester.

Jian is the chair of the Legal Forum of the British Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, the vice chairman of the IPR committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in South China, and an IP expert at the European IPR SME Helpdesk. He has been a featured speaker at several intellectual property conferences, been mentioned as a recognised IP professional by The Lawyer, and has had articles published in the ITMA, the Chinese Patent Agency, China-Britain Business Council IPR Edition, etc.

Jian is the author of the book: “Chinese Intellectual Property – A Practitioner’s Guide”, published by the Chinese Intellectual Property Publishing House in January 2013.

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