HongFang Law


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No.1158 Jiangning Road

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HongFang Law (HFL), is one of the leading Chinese Law Firms providing Intellectual Property and other legal practice, with long-term experience in IP areas. Our partners have been practicing Intellectual Property for more than 20 years, since late 1990s with a common goal of devoting to the best tailor-made solutions for clients. HongFang Law top priority is the commitment to clients and stakeholders, together with the maintenance of a high standard of service quality.  HFL practices through different entities integrated with our law firm (mainly for litigation matters), including an IP consulting firm (mainly for contentious solutions) and IP consulting Co. ltd. (mainly for non-contentious practices), covering the Chinese nation area with our resources from Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing.

We are honoured to be recognized by our clients through long term cooperation for complicated dispute solutions, we include in our portfolio both Fortune 500 enterprises or reputable SMEs or individual inventors, mainly in the following industry sectors: Automotive, Chemistry, Communications & Marketing, Construction, Food & Beverages, Petroleum & Energy Technologies, Information Technologies, Materials & Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Software & E-commerce, Sporting Goods, Web-Based Technologies. 

We focus on legal solutions for intellectual property matters as our key practice, and we assist clients with other legal issues derivatively. Mainly with the following services: Trademark acquisition (filing, opposition, invalidation, etc.), Patent acquisition (application and maintenance, etc.), Copyright registration, Domain name acquisition and arbitration, Customs recordation and prosecution, Administrative and criminal prosecution, Administrative and civil litigation, Licensing & transaction support, Legal risk assessment and advice, Contracts and advertisement.

Our strength is a well-integrated team with more than 60 professionals who have been practicing in IP and legal areas for over a decade. They all possess high skills and substantive and rich expertise in a wide range of industries. They have great ability of observation and they are completely involved in the dynamic IP regime development in China.

Our partners, Mr. Zhang Xu, Ms. Tiger Zhao, Ms. Irene Zeng, Ms. Nikita Xue, Mr. Eric Su and Kevin Xu, are using their profound experience in order to support the firm and push us forward into the new variable IP landscape in China.

At HongFangLaw, we believe that the best legal solutions for any of our clients IP issues is to establish an integrated brand strategy by “Know what you have”, “Tell what you want” and “Do what you can”. Moreover, aiming to respond properly to the rapid development of IP and legal environment in China is crucial; it is very important and vital for brand owners to form a comprehensive proactive and protective legal and IP portfolio.


Last updated 23rd July 2019

  • Recommended by Legal 500, Mr. Eric Su & Ms. Tiger Zhao, 2012;
  • “Best Service Provider” by AkzoNobel, Mr. Zhang Xu & Mr. Eric Su, 2012;
  • “Best Service Provider” by AkzoNobel in 2016;
  • Recommended by Managing IP, Mr. Eric Su;
  • Member for International Trademark Association, Pro Bono Committee, 2012-2013 & 2014-2015; Bulletin Committee, 2016-2017, 2018-2019 Ms. Nikita Xue;
  • Co-chair of Asia & Pacific, Law & Practice Sub-committee of INTA, Ms. Nikita Xue;
  • “Ranked individual” by World Trademark Review 1000, Ms. Nikita Xue, 2017;
  • “Client Choice Award” by Lexology, Mr. Eric Su, 2018;
  • “Global IP Star” by Managing IP, Mr. Eric Su, 2014-2015;
  • “Award of Excellence” by WD-40 Company, Mr. Zhang Xu & Ms. Nikita Xue, 2014;
  • “Excellent Trademark Case Award” by China Trademark Association, Mr. Kevin Xu, 2016-2017; 
  • "2017-2018 Excellent Trademark Agency Case“ by China International Trademark Brand Festival;
  • “Ranked Individual” by World Trademark Review 1000, Ms. Nikita Xue, Mr. Eric Su, 2018;
  • “Notable Firm” by WTR 1000 2019
  • Nominated as “Notable Firm” by Asia Law Profiles 2019;
  • Nominated as “Notable Firm” by IP Stars 2019, MIP
  • “Notable Individual” for IP Stars 2019, MIP, Mr. Zhang Xu
  • “Best IP Provider of the Year Award” by AmorePacific Corporation 2019;
  • “Top 10 Chinese Firm of the year” from Trademark Lawyer Magazine 2019
  • “Notable Firm” from Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2019
  • “IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year in China – 2019” by Global Law Experts