The Firm / Advisory Board

Hong REN

  • Adviser
  • PRC Attorney-at-Law
  • Trademark Attorney
  • Member of Council at the China Intellectual Property Law Society

Ms. Ren worked as a journalist and editor since late 1970’s for China Youth Daily, China Law Magzine, and Beijing Legal Times. From 2004 to 2009, she worked as the general counsel of Sunrider (China) Co. Ltd., Beijing Sunworld Dynasty Hotel & Beijing Sunworld Hotel. Ms. Ren joined Beijing East IP in 2010. Ms. Ren is experienced in trademark disputes, trademark infringement lawsuits, unfair competition lawsuits, administrative complaints, administrative lawsuits, and other complicated IP cases such as copyright cases and patent cases. Ms. Ren is an acting Council Member of the China Intellectual Property Law Society, a Council Member of WTO Law Board of China Law Society, and a member ofthe China Law Society.

  • Areas of Practice

    Trademark
    Copyright
    Domain Name
    Intellectual Property Consultation

Qihua LI

  • Adviser
  • Patent Attorney

Mr. Li graduated from Tsinghua University with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Before joining Beijing East IP in 2004, Mr. Li acted as the Chief Examiner of the Third Division of the Mechanical Examination Department at the Chinese Patent Office from 1980 to 1991. From 1991 to 1996, Mr. Li subsequently acted as the Vice President and President of Patent Literature Publishing House (now re-named as Intellectual Property Publishing House). Mr. Li now focuses on training of patent attorneys. Mr. Li has accumulated a wealth of experience in patent prosecution in automobile industry, paper making and printing devices, lighting devices, and combustion devices.

  • Areas of Practice

    Patent
    Intellectual Property Consultation

Minghua LIU

  • Adviser
  • Patent Attorney

Ms. Liu was the Chief Examiner in charge of semiconductor of the Electrical Examination Department in the Chinese Patent Office for more than 15 years before joining Beijing East IP Ltd. in 2005. Ms. Liu accumulated a wealth of experience in patent prosecution in information technology, semiconductor, and superconducting material.

  • Areas of Practice

    Patent
    Intellectual Property Consultation

Shaojun ZHANG

  • Adviser
  • Patent Attorney

Ms. Zhang graduated from Northwest Normal University with a Bachelor degree in Chemistry. Ms. Zhang worked as an editor in the Science and Technology Committee of Institute for Science Information of Gansu province in the 1970s, and subsequently served in the Chinese Patent Office as an examiner, Vice Deputy Director of the General Office, Deputy Director of Patent Granting Department, and Deputy Director of the Preliminary Examination and Processing Management Department.

  • Areas of Practice

    Patent
    Intellectual Property Consultation

Guanyuan JI

  • Adviser
  • Patent Attorney

Mr. Ji is an experienced technical expert and senior engineer in the field of chemical engineering. He worked for 23 years in Xi’an Institute of Chemical Engineering and for 3 years as project manager in Xian-Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd. (a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary) before working as the manager of R&D department of a biological product company in Xi’an. Mr. Ji is one of the first to obtain the patent agent qualification certificate from Chinese Patent Office. Mr. Ji joined Beijing East IP in 2003, and left in 2004 to join another patent firm as a partner.However, Mr. Ji has returned to Beijing East IP Ltd. in 2014to be responsible for directingpatent cases in biochemistry and pharmaceutical fields.

  • Areas of Practice

    Patent
    Intellectual Property Consultation