Name: 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: jian.xu@gowlingwlg.com

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Professional Biography:

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 intellectual property 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.

Firm Overview:

Gowling WLG is an international law firm built on the belief that the best way to serve you is to be in tune with your world, aligned with your opportunity and ambitious for your success.

Around the world, our 1500+ legal professionals and dedicated business support teams apply our deep sector knowledge to understand your business and help you succeed.

Gowling WLG clients get access to in-depth knowledge in key global sectors and a suite of legal services. With over 1500 legal professionals across 19 cities worldwide and broad experience in countries around the globe, we’re positioned to help you rise to the challenges you face – both today, and tomorrow.