IP Litigation & Strategy

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Doing business in China can be challenging. When you're selling products and services, protecting and enforcing your intellectual property is possible but difficult. Expert, strategic advice is required at the outset.

China's court system and available dispute resolution options can also present problems. You need to understand which courts are right for you and how best to present your case to maximise your chances of winning.

With our mix of Western and Chinese knowledge and expertise and our wide network of investigation agents and local counsel, Gowling WLG can be the guide you need. Driven to find practical solutions, we understand the concerns and frustrations that you have when looking to litigate in China. We can pre-empt these issues by using our deep understanding of the court system throughout the country.

Our China team has the support of a global platform, which allows work to be carried out around the clock. You'll also benefit from our wide sector knowledge in key areas such as tech, automotive, advanced manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and life sciences.

We have an impressive track record of acting for companies of all different shapes and sizes. We've managed well over 150 cases against infringing companies with an unprecedented success rate. In 2016, we achieved a take-down rate of approximately 95% for infringing links as a result of vigilant internet monitoring and online enforcement.

We manage the litigation of a wide range of IP rights, including infringement opinions, civil actions and administrative actions.

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We always strive to become an extension of your team. Get in touch with our award-winning team and let's protect your interests together.