Dr. Hui Huang is a Partner at Wanhuida Intellectual Property and a Member of the firm’s Management Committee. He holds a J.D. on Trademark Law from the China Academy of Social Sciences and another from the University of Strasbourg in France.
Dr. Huang is a multi-faceted intellectual property counsel with stellar academic credentials on China’s trademark legislation and practice and a veteran lawyer who represents clients in all levels of Chinese courts up to the Supreme People’s Court in a wide variety of intellectual property litigations, some of which have become landmark cases.
Since joining private practice in 2002, Dr. Huang has been prosecuting and litigating intellectual property rights, fighting for the clients in their most intricate matters before the nation’s IPR administrative agencies and judiciary, protecting and defending client’s interests and helping advancing China’s legal fronts.
Dr. Huang is a prolific writer. He authors or co-authors a dozen publications, including “Trademark & Unfair Competition Cases in China”, Trademark Chapter of the “Study on Global Intellectual Property Developments 2019”, “L’IMPACT DE L’USAGE SUR L’ÉTENDUE DE LA PROTECTION DES MARQUES: ÉTUDE DE DROIT COMPARÉ CHINE – UNION EUROPÉENNE” (2010-2018), “Zheng Chengsi IP Anthology - Trademark & Unfair Competition”, “Trademark Law” and the “Trademark Laws of Twelve Nations”. He translates the Legislative Part of the “Intellectual Property Code of France”.
On account of his expertise in the Trademark Law, Dr. Huang has been vigorously involved in the initial drafting and subsequent amendments to China’s major trademark-related laws, regulations, judicial interpretations, as well as regulatory documents.
Dr. Huang has been rated as an Outstanding Individual by WTR eleven years in a row and has been included in Managing IP’s List of IP STARS in China since 2015. In 2020, he is identified as one of the WTR Global Leaders (Private Practice) in mainland China.
Year Joined Firm: 2002
Network Memberships: INTA, MARQUES, AIPPI