Liao Fei


Areas of practice

Mr. Liao specializes in trademark, copyright, and anti unfair competition law, with particular strength in trademark prosecution and dispute resolution. 

He has over 20 years of extensive experience in trademark related legal services, representing clients from start-ups to multinational enterprises in trademark prosecution, licensing, disputes, enforcements, customs recordation, litigation, copyright registration, negotiation and related legal consultancy. He is actively involved in advising clients on well-known trademark strategy and brand porfolio management, delievering speech at international and domestic conferences and seminars, holding workshops for companies and organizations. With good understanding of trademark laws and practice in other jurisdictions as well, Mr. Liao has assisted many domestic clients in worldwide trademark proseuction programs. He has successfully represented many famous foreign and domestic companies in solving trademark disputes.

Mr. Liao has been consecutively ranked among "The World's Leading Trademark Professionals" in China by World Trademark Review (WTR) in its annual WTR 1000 rankings, and the “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). Mr. Liao was also enlisted as a legal expert in trademarks by Who's Who Legal, and “Asia IP Experts” by Asia IP. He was awarded “Gold Medal Trademark Agent (2020-2023)” by China Trademark Association.

Work experience

Mr. Liao joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2006. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a trademark attorney with CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office from 1997.

He obtained his B.A. degree from Peking University and his LL.M. in Commercial and Corporate Law from University College London. He was admitted as a PRC attorney-at-law in 1999 and trademark attorney in 2000. 

He is proficient in Chinese and English.


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