ESTABLISHED IN 2002
Managing Partner: Xie Guanbin
Number of partners: 37
Number of associates: 120
Founded in 2002, Lifang & Partners is an award-winning Chinese law firm headquartered in Beijing with five other offices in Guangzhou, Wuhan, shanghai, Shenzhen and Seoul. Having experienced rapid growth, Lifang & Partners has expanded from a firm solely focused on IP litigation to one that is able to offer a full range of professional services in additional practice areas such as IP prosecution, dispute resolution, antitrust, compliance, tax, corporate and commercial law.
At the time of our founding, our sole focus was on IP litigation, which is still our core area of practice. We worked hard in this area and delivered high-quality legal services to clients from both public and private sectors, many of whom we still serve today.Lifang & Partners has received several awards, accolades and honours, such as:
· Chambers Asia-Pacific Band 2 Intellectual Property Litigation Law Firm, Recognized Practitioner in Competition/Antitrust
· MIP Global Awards 2014 China Contentious Firm of the Year
· Ranked in World IP Survey by Managing Intellectual Property, since 2010
· Shortlisted for IP Law Firm of the Year and Litigation Law Firm of the Year at the ALB China Law Awards 2014
· Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year, TMT, Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year by China Business Law Journal.
At present, we work with a diverse range of clients in a diverse range of industry sectors, including life sciences, technology, media and entertainment, journalism, financial services and real estate. We understand the needs of those industries because our team includes skilled professionals with experience working in government technology and IP departments, the judiciary, multinational companies as in-house counsel, R&D, academia and various other areas.
Because we are reliable and can deliver solid results, we have been able to establish long-term collaborative relationships with leading international law firms and can provide professional legal services without time, jurisdiction or language barriers. Several members of the Lifang & Partners team are multilingual, speaking Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean.
Key Practice Areas:
Intellectual property law; antitrust and compliance; corporate and commercial law; dispute resolution.
12/F, Shun Tak Tower
1 Xiangheyuan Street
Beijing 100028, China
Telephone: +86 10 6409 6099
Fax: +86 10 6409 6260/6261
Contact: Xie Guanbin
2805, China Insurance Building
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Pudong New Area
Shanghai 200135, China
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16 Zhujiang East Road
Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District
Guangzhou 510623, China
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202 Tanhualin Road, Wuchang District
Wuhan, Hubei 430060, China
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