King & Wood Mallesons IP litigation partner Xu Jing made the list of 2020 ALB China Top 15 IP Lawyers released by Asian Legal Business (ALB) on 22 December 2020. The list selects 15 most prominent IP lawyers every year on the basis of the recent achievements, important cases and work, client wins and client referrals of the shortlisted candidates.
Xu Jing specializes in IP dispute resolution. During her twenty-year career, she has represented many domestic and foreign companies in patent, trademark, unfair competition and anti-monopoly litigation matters. Ms. Xu focuses on the emerging issues in the IP dispute resolution field. She is good at interpreting and applying the law creatively to solve major difficult issues. She has been highly appraised by clients for her practice competence and excellent service. Many of the cases represented by Ms. Xu have been selected as typical annual IP cases and guiding cases of the Supreme People's Court. Her representative cases include Christian Louboutin v. the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board; Huawei Technologies Co. v. InterDigital Technology Corporation; John Deere v. JOTEC International Heavy Industry (Qingdao) Co., Ltd. and JOTEC International Heavy Industry (Beijing) Co., Ltd. on trademark infringement.
Ms. Xu said, "I would like to thank ALB and it’s a great honor to receive this recognition! I would also like to extend my thanks to my clients for their recognition over the years and to King & Wood Mallesons as well as to my team members! It has always been known to me that an excellent IP litigation lawyer must overcome technical barriers, have a deep understanding of the law, and at the same time, be good at studying and mastering knowledge of many cutting-edge fields to be able to accurately and effectively defend the interests of clients. China is on the way to be an IP powerhouse, shifting from pursuing quantity to improving quality. In this context, my team and I will also persistently plow deep into this field, raise our awareness of the importance of IP protection, and provide a strong guarantee for implementing the new development concept, building a new development pattern and promoting high-quality development."