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    NTD Ranked in Recommended IP Firms by "Chambers Greater China Region Guide 2024", Two Lawyers Honored as Recommended Lawyers


    Chambers & Partners, the renowned international authoritative legal rating organization, announced the Chambers Greater China Region Guide 2024, and NTD was ranked as Band 2 in the field “Intellectual Property: Non-Litigation (PRC Firms)” and Band 4 in the field “Intellectual Property: Litigation (PRC Firms)”.

    Meanwhile, Christopher Shaowei from NTD IP Attorneys was again listed by Chambers Greater China Region Guide in the “Eminent Practitioners” in the field of “Intellectual Property: Litigation (PRC Firms)”.


    And Nathan Yang from NTD IP Attorneys was listed by Chambers Greater China Region Guide 2024 in “recommended lawyers” in the field of “Intellectual Property: Litigation (PRC Firms)”.



    Christopher has been with NTD for more than 30 years and has litigated many complex cases and frequently represented his clients before administrative agencies and courts in China.  He also counsels clients and provides legal services in all areas of intellectual property (“IP”) including licensing, dispute resolutions before administrative and judicial authorities, patent law, trademark law, copyright law, trade secrets, unfair competition, domain name disputes, and patent prosecution and invalidation. Christopher has been actively involved in the legislative process in China relating to IP laws and regulations and is a frequent speaker/panelist on patent litigation, trademark enforcement and technology transfer issues at various world leading conferences and seminars.

    Christopher has served as the Vice President of Licensing Executive Society International 2018-2021, Vice President of Licensing Executive Society China, Senior Counsel of Legal Counsels Committee on Economic and Trade Frictions of CCPIT and so on. He is also a member of Intellectual Property Committee of ACLA, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Intellectuelle (FICIP). Meanwhile, he is the Invited Lecturer of Law School of China University of Political Science and Laws.

     Christopher has been honored for a consecutive number of years as the leading practitioner in IP litigation area in China. During his recent nomination, he has received the following comments from one of his clients, a fortune 500 company –.

     “Christopher Shaowei from NTD is a well-respected intellectual property litigator. Clients like his execution, pro-activeness and creativity. He consistently brings new and creative approaches to resolving our issues. These kinds of skills and acumen are so lacking and rare in typical China law firms.”


    Ms. Yang , partner of NTD, has more than 15 years of experience in IPR enforcement in China. Mr. Yang focuses on Trademark, anti-unfair competition, copyright, litigation and administrative enforcement, arbitration, investigation, customs detention, contract and negotiation, domain name dispute resolution, enterprise IP strategy and general legal consultancy. The cases represented by Mr. Yang have successively won such honors as 2021 Best International Legal Service Cases by Beijing Bar Association, 2021 TOP litigation cases by Beijing Trademark Association, Sichuan Court Top 10 IP cases in 2020, Henan Court Top 10 IP cases in 2014, 2014 TOP 10 IP cases with the highest public attention, and National Excellent Trademark Cases Awards in 2015 elected by China Trademark Agency Association. He was selected as the World Trademark Review Recommended Individual 2023, 2021 China Excellent IP Lawyers TOP 50, 2021 Talent International Lawyers by Beijing Bar Association, and the 2019 -2022 Excellent Lawyer of Beijing Xicheng District. Mr. Yang has been interviewed by NPR about Trump's trademark protection in China, and by CCTV2 and CNR about bad faith filings and geographical indication protection.