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Michael Liu

Michael Liu

Senior partner

Tel: +86 21 3872 2703
Email: liufeng@dentons.cn

Practice areas

Intellectual property; Finance and capital markets; Dispute resolution; Criminal defense


Michael Liu is a Senior Partner at Dentons Law Offices, LLP (Shanghai) and heads the IP Group there. He has nearly 20 years of experience in international arbitration and commercial litigation and is able to serve clients from different jurisdictions in English, Mandarin and Shanghainese. He has served as legal counsel for dozens of large state-owned enterprises, institutions and foreign-funded enterprises and provided legal services. Michael Liu is a legal consultant of the People’s Government of Shanghai Fengxian District, member of the Intellectual Property Research Association of the Shanghai Law Society, the Director of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Shanghai Lawyers Association, mediator of Shanghai Economic and Trade Commercial Mediation Center, member of Intellectual Property Association of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, special expert of National Arts Legal Service Center, member of the Law Society of Shanghai Science and Technology Association Legal Advisory Committee, member of Legal Experts Service Group of Shanghai Consumer Protection Committee, and has repeatedly participated in expert argumentation as a member of the Shanghai High People’s Court Expert Demonstration Committee. At the same time, Michael Liu also served as a tutor for the Shanghai Jiaotong University Kaiyuan Law School, the Lawyer School of East China University of Political Science and Law and the Shanghai Lawyer School.

By familiar with the characteristics of the company’s operation and intellectual property protection, Michael Liu designed intellectual property protection programs for enterprises, improved the corporate governance structure of enterprises, standardized the operation mode of enterprises, and won “Well-known Trademark” for many enterprises through administrative and litigation methods. The honor of the well-known trademark has enhanced the brand influence and popularity of the company. Meanwhile, he also actively promoted the operation of intellectual property capitalization. He provides services for the fund and asset management plan and industrial fund for the Eastern Asset Management Company, the trust company and the listed company. The accumulated service amount is nearly 100 billion yuan. He has also been responsible for joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and equity transfers for large companies. He has repeatedly represented the company’s equity disputes, debt disputes, and intellectual property cases such as trademarks, patents, copyrights, and unfair competition, and has successfully completed the litigation task for the clients.

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