WIPO Workshop on Mediation and Arbitration of Patent Disputes
Beijing, China, June, 21, 2017

Organized by WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

In collaboration with State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO)

Faculty

Christine KANG is a partner of Jun He Law Offices in Beijing and has significant experience in international commercial dispute resolution, including international commercial arbitration and litigation, both in China and abroad for around 20 years. She also practices extensively in corporate compliance and anti-bribery investigation. Before joining Jun He, Christine practiced at international law firms for years. She has also worked with the CIETAC Beijing headquarters for eight years prior to her private practice.

Christine has significant experience in resolving cross-border disputes. She has advised many Fortune 500 companies on their international arbitration cases with major international arbitration institutions, including CIETAC, AAA-ICDR, ICC and HKIAC, involving various areas such as international trade, joint venture, construction, finance, insurance, licensing and intellectual property. She regularly represents multinationals with different levels of Chinese courts and has also advised Chinese SOEs on their overseas litigation cases in concert with US and UK litigators.

Christine is a listed arbitrator on the Panel of major international arbitration institutions, and has acted as chief arbitrator, sole arbitrator and party-nominated arbitrator in a variety of arbitration cases with CIETAC, AAA-ICDR, ICC and HKIAC. Christine is the member of AAA International Advisory Committee.

Contact: Christine Kang
JunHe LLP
18th Floor China Resources Building
8 Jianguomenbei Avenue
Beijing 100005
People’s Republic of China
T (86-10) 8553 7661
Ekangy@junhe.com

 

Phillip LANDOLT practises international arbitration with the Geneva, Switzerland international arbitration law firm Landolt & Koch. He mainly acts as counsel or co-counsel to parties in arbitrations, but also serves as an arbitrator and mediator. He has extensive expertise in antitrust matters in international arbitration. He is an Ontario barrister & solicitor, a Geneva avocat, and an English solicitor. His Ph.D in civil law contract from the University of Cambridge includes a year’s research in each of the Università degli Studi, Ferrara, Italy and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany. Phillip is a Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Geneva. He is fluent in English, French, German, and Italian, and has working knowledge of Dutch and Spanish.

Contact: Phillip Landolt
17, rue du Mont-Blanc
CH-1201 Geneva
Switzerland
T +41 22 311 00 52
E phillip@landoltandkoch.com

 

Clement NGAI is a partner in the intellectual property group of Baker & McKenzie, based in Shanghai. His main practice areas include advising mainly foreign clients on IP issues in China, including IP protection and licensing, as well as technology litigation on trade secrets and patent infringement. With a master’s degree in biochemistry, Clement focuses on the life science industries and advises clients on wide range of pharmaceutical regulatory issues. Before joining Baker, he worked in-house with Honeywell and Autodesk where he had Asia-Pacific responsibilities. He was actively involved in government lobbying work when he served as chair of the Business Software Association in China, Korea and India for a number of years.

Mr. Ngai studied at the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the University of London. He is a member of the WIPO list of mediators and arbitrators.

Contact: Clement Ngai
Baker & McKenzie LLP
Unit 1601, Jin Mao Tower 88 Century Avenue
Pudong Shanghai 200121
People’s Republic of China
T +86 21 6105 5960
E clement.ngai@bakermckenzie.com

 

Minjian YOU a national of the People’s Republic of China, is the managing partner of Shanghai Co-effort Law Firm LLP, and he also serves as a member of CPPCC Shanghai Municipal Committee, vice chairman of Shanghai Creative Industry Association, vice president of Shanghai Copyright Association, adjunct professor of the Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and East China University of Political Science and Law, senior Researcher of Shanghai Intellectual Property Academe, member of Advisory Committee of Law Experts of Shanghai University, supervisor of Shanghai Bar Association, legal consultant of Shanghai Municipal Government.

Mr. You is specialized in Intellectual Property Law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He has 20 years of experience in intellectual property litigation in China, and many of the cases were praised as classic and influential cases by courts, authorities, IP associations and the media. In 2013, two cases handled by him were listed as the Top Ten IP Cases of China by the Chinese Supreme Court. He has been honored as the “National Excellent Lawyer”, “Lawyers of the Orient”, “Outstanding Worker in the Enforcement of the Chinese National IP Strategy”, and the “National Model Worker of China”.

Before being listed as a neutral on the World Intellectual Property Organization's List of Mediators, Mr. You serves as an arbitrator in Shanghai international Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, and as a mediator in Shanghai Commercial Meditation Center. In 2015, he succeeded in the mediation of the first IP case in China Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, which has drawn a wide social attention and greatly promoted the IP mediation work of Shanghai.

Mr. You is an author and frequent speaker on Intellectual Property issues. For example, he is chief editor of the “Guide of Enterprise Intellectual Property Management”, “Attorney’s Analysis of the IP Cases in the Cultural Creative Industry”, and “Intellectual Property Management of Creative Industry”.

Contact: Minjian You
Co-Effort Law Firm LLP
35/F,Huaneng Union Tower
958 Lujiazui Ring Rd.
Shanghai
People’s Republic of China
T +86-21-58871657
E ymj@co-effort.com