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Washington DC-headquartered Covington & Burling is no stranger to complex IP matters. The strength of its Chinese IP practice lies particularly within International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 cases and cross-border IP litigations. Its enviable list of Chinese clientele including Hisense and Huawei have recently benefitted from its excellent representation before judges in the United States and China. The masterminds behind the extensive Chinese outbound practice are Ruixue Ran and Sheng Huang. Pioneering the ITC practice in China, Ran is one of the few China and US-qualified lawyers to specialise in Section 337 disputes. Working closely alongside her is of counsel Huang, who excels at cross-border IP litigations and is an indispensable member of the ITC practice. Shanghai-based Weishi Li has a doctorate in microbiology and understands every inch of life science-related IP matters and drug regulatory issues.