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  • Name: He Jing
  • Job Title: Senior Consultant
  • Tel: +86 10 8567 5988/5965
  • Fax: +86 10 8567 5999
  • E-mail: hejing@anjielaw.com
  • Expertise: Intellectual Property, Antitrust, Policy Advocacy

 

Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • Patent Agent Qualification of China

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, J.D.
  • Peking University, School of Intellectual Property, LLB
  • Peking University, School of Physics, B.Sc

Affiliation

  • Appointed Advisor for LL.M program at Peking University School of IP
  • Member of George Washington University Law School IP Advisory Board
  • Member of China Policy Advisory Council and China Anti-counterfeiting Sub-committee at International Trademark Association

  • Member of Legal Committee of International University Sports Federation (2011-2015)

  • Legal Counsel/ Advisor to Eco-Forum Global

Honors & Recognitions

  •  IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property in 2014  

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Representative Matters

Practice Description
Mr. He, a specialized legal practitioner with nearly 20 years of experience in China IP and policy sectors, offers effective, innovative and multi-dimensional solutions to challenges facing his clients in China and overseas. He started his legal career as a patent attorney in a top tier Silicon Valley law firm and spent almost 9 years in a major international law firm representing multinational clients in complex China litigation, IP and regulatory matters. A number of his cases were listed as top IP cases by Chinese judiciary authorities. Major industrial associations often consult with Mr. He for China legal and policy matters. Mr. He is currently carrying out a US-China IP Dialogue where top US and China experts convene and deliver roadmap documents for China IP reforms.
Mr. He has been named as a leading patent practitioner and regularly publishes for legal communities and speaks at major legal conferences. He was named as Band 1 practitioner by Chambers Asia Pacific 2015, 2016 and recognized as one of the Managing Intellectual Property IP Star 2014-2016 in patent and trademark sectors. Mr. He is currently the Co-chair of China Global Advisory Council at International Trademark Association. Mr. He is the appointed advisor for LL.M program at Peking University School of IP and Tsinghua University School of Law. He is also a member of George Washington University Law School IP Advisory Board. Mr. He now serves as senior consultant to Eco-Forum Global, the very first China national foundation in green development.
Mr. He is admitted to the State Bar of California.  He graduated from University of Notre Dame with his Juris Doctor in 2000 and obtained his LLB and B.Sc from Peking University in 1997. Mr. He is qualified to practice law in China after having passed Chinese Bar Exam and Chinese Patent Bar Exam. 

 

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS (IP litigation, licensing and Antitrust)
  • Representing Nichia (Nobel prize winner company) against Everlight in major LED patent litigations 
  • Representing Universal Park & Resorts in a major licensing transaction. (ongoing, jointly with Paul Weiss) 
  • Represented Whirlpool in conducting IP due diligence in its proposed transaction of acquiring major IP assets from a Chinese company;
  • Represented Haier in evaluating a large US patent portfolio for purchasing; 
  • Currently advising a major patent monetization company in negotiation with potential Chinese partner;
  • Represented a major MNC in challenging a merger control case in the mobile phone sector leading to effective remedies; 
  • Representing a major MNC in handling NDRC investigation involving significant amount of FRAND licensing issues;
  • Represented major electronic companies in working with Chinese associations to set up patent pools;
  • Represented Honeywell in securing preliminary injunction against a chemical factory in Shandong province;
  • Represented Sony in fighting against TSUM in the unfair competition case in Shanghai; 
  • Represented Adobe and Autodesk in suing a major Chinese film production company in copyright infringement cases; 
  • Represented a major Japanese IT company in pursuing patent infringement matter against a Taiwan entity in tablet display field; 
  • Acted as lead counsel in representing 17 fashion brands pursuing “landlord liability” strategies against the landlord of the Silk Market, as well as other landlords of other major markets in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Successfully negotiated with the Silk Market and judges of the Chinese court in Beijing in a groundbreaking settlement for luxury brand owners which involve continuing supervision of a cooperation protocol by the court;
  • Represented a major US software company to enforce its copyright against a major Chinese financial company;
  • Successfully invalidated Chinese companies’ patents in front of Patent Review Board on behalf of a major US computer peripheral company
  • Represented a North America electrical appliance company in a patent litigation against local factories in Guangdong area;
  • Represented a major Japanese company in obtaining groundbreaking judgments in its patent enforcement, including preliminary injunctions and recovery of high levels of damages against infringers. One of the cases was recognized as a “Top 10” case by the Supreme People’s Court in 2006;
  • Represented a leading Japanese IT company in managing its cross-border litigation against a major Chinese IT company and successfully negotiated a favorable settlement;
  • Represented a prestigious French luxury fashion group in successfully striking down multiple “junkie design patents”.  The results directly caused legislative changes to the current patent law;
  • Advised a major European electrical component company in patent infringement, product liability and unfair competition cases over the last five years.
 
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  • Co-author, “Where is China Patent Law Heading? Analysis of the Proposed Patent Law Amendments and Upcoming Supreme Court’s Patent Litigation Guidelines”, ABA Landslide, October 2016
  • Co-author, “The Magic of China IP Misuse Guidelines”, Competition Policy International, March 2016
  • Co-author: “How Chinese courts are ratcheting up damages awards”, World Trademark Review, June/July 2014
  • Author, “IP Report shows change of attitude of Supreme Court Decisions”, China Law and Practice, July 2013
  • Co-author, “China Year in Review in 2012”, International Lawyer, April 2013. 
  • Author, “Challenges for patent monetization in China”, China Intellectual Property Magazine, December 2012. 
  • Author, “China Standards” section, Corporate Counsel's Guide to Doing Business in China, Thomson Reuters/Westlaw, December 2012 
  • Author, “How Will Amendments to the Civil Procedure Law Change IP Litigation in China?”, Bloomberg BNA World IP Report, December 2012
  • Author, “Employment Invention Regulations – A New Challenge to Face in China”, Bloomberg BNA World IP Report, December 2012
  • Author, “China Question - Trade secrets”, China Law and Practice, November 2012
  • Author, “Guide to R&D in China for European SMEs”, by EU SME IPR Helpdesk, April 2012
  • Author, “Supreme Court sets the tone for IP cases”, World Trademark Review Daily, May 2012
  • Co-author, “The Role of IPRs in China’s Antitrust Merger Review”,  International Antitrust Bulletin, March 2012
  • Co-author, “Timing is everything”, Managing IP, September 2011