Director, international trademark department, CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
Mr. HU is a senior Chinese trademark practitioner and was elected as one of the first batch of excellent agents by the firm. In addition, he has been rated as an excellent lawyer in IP field by domestic and foreign rating agencies including "Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)", "World Trademark Review (WTR)", "Chambers Asia", "IP house" and so on. His expertise and practice are mainly focused on trademark search and watch, trademark prosecution, administrative protection of trademark right, trademark administrative litigation; trademark and copyright infringement litigation, legal opinion on IP infringement, licensing of trademark, trademark strategic consulting, copyright and unfair competition and other IP dispute settlement affairs.
Mr. HU especially specialize on litigation and non-litigation settlement of difficult and complex trademark cases. He has successfully represented many internationally well-known companies to protect their interests in trademarks and assisted clients in obtaining recognition of well-known trademarks by the trademark authorities and the court. Some of the influential cases he handled were widely reported by a variety of media and, any recent IP litigation cases represented by him were awarded by the Supreme People’s Court as the annual guidance cases. At the same time, he also undertook and participated in several professional research topics assigned by China Intellectual Property Research Association, State Intellectual Property Office and China Trademark Association.