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About Lawjay Partners


Lawjay Partners is among China’s leading IP law firms. We provide legal services across the full spectrum of IP: trademarks, copyright, unfair competition, patents, trade secrets and technology. Best known for our IP litigation practice relating to trademarks, copyright and unfair competition, we handle among the world’s most famous brands. Headquartered in Beijing, we have a branch office in Shanghai and in Guangzhou.


Lawjay Partners had been shortlisted for Boutique PRC Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners, and consistently garners impressive reviews from The Legal 500, World Trademark Review, Who’s Who Legal and MIP among others. Recently, Lawjay Partners was also ranked as among the 2017 Asian Legal Business Top 10 Firms to Watch by Thomson Reuters and the 2016 Top 10 for IP Litigation in China by IPHOUSE.


Widely known for pioneering various effective measures and strategies to combat trademark infringement and counterfeiting, we represent among the world’s most famous brands, such as LVM, Prada, Chanel, Burberry, Gucci, Michael Kors, Zegna, Pandora, Stussy, Aesop, Rotork, Microsoft and Nokia among others.


Recent victories won by the firm for top luxury brands include the Supreme Court retrial actions for Playboy, Two Faced, and Aesop, respectively; an award of RMB 4.3 million in damages in a trademark infringement action against an online counterfeiter and its online service provider, a suit against an OEM that exported counterfeit goods, and a suit against a popular Chinese e-commerce platform selling fake luxury goods. Likewise, the Supreme Court and the PRC National Bar Association respectively ranked a trademark case we handled as among the 2014 Top 10 IP Litigation Cases in China, and LVM’s landlord liability cases have been ranked as among the QBCP Top 10 Best Practice Cases for 2015-2016 and the op 50 Best Practices IP Litigation Cases in China for 2014, while other cases ranked as Top 10 IP Litigation Cases in other provinces.


Dr. James Luo, the firm’s managing partner, is counsel of choice for top international luxury brands, and is recognized as among China’s leading IP lawyers by Chambers and Partners, World Trademark Review, Who’s Who Legal, Legalband and MIP among others. James presently sits as a legal expert of the Supreme Court’s IP Case Law Center expert advisers committee and was recognized by the Beijing Bar Association as among the Top 10 IP Lawyers in Beijing.


Lawjay Partners has established close contact with China’s relevant government departments, and forged long-term cooperative relationships with several renowned international law firms such as Bird & Bird LLP, Mayer Brown JSM, Simmons & Simmons LLP, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Polsinelli PC, Chas. Hude A/S, Finlaysons, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear LLP, Rutan & Tucker LLP and Awapatent AB. We 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.