Lou Xianying (Cecilia)

LOU, Cecilia (Xianying)

Areas of practice

Ms. Cecilia X.Y. Lou specializes in intellectual property and her practice encompasses commercial IP and licensing, enforcement, portfolio management, dispute resolution, and patent and trademark prosecution. Ms. Lou has over twenty years of IP practice experience in a wide array of technologies and industries, including mechanical and electronic industries, aircraft, energy, new material, steel and metal alloy, semiconductor manufacture and equipment, medical device, computer software, health care, food and consumer products, chemistry and pharmaceutical industries.

Ms. Lou counsels clients on commercial transaction of IP, including public offerings, private equity investments, strategic alliances, technology transfers, jointly R&D or outsourcing research issues. She has advised clients in IP due diligence, IP audits, Freedom-To-Operate research, IP risk clearance, and technology evaluation. She also frequently represents clients in technology transaction negotiation, drafting and reviewing jointly research contracts and corporate governance documentation on confidentiality, non-compete, and inventor’s compensation issues.

Ms. Lou has an active patent and trademark prosecution practice and advises clients on filing strategies, ownership arrangements, inter partes proceedings before the Patent Appeal Board and the Trademark Appeal Board, and judicial review of administrative decisions.

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Work experience

Ms. Lou joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2006, prior to which she was a managing partner of SINKO IP.

Ms. Lou received her Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Dalian University of Technology in 1992. She completed an advanced computer software engineering program at Shanghai University in 1994 and a master program in laws from the China University of Political Science and Law in 2004. She obtained her degree of Master of Law in Intellectual Property Law in 2007 from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL.

Ms. Lou was admitted as a trademark attorney in 1995 and a patent attorney in 1996. Her working languages are English, Mandarin, and Shanghai dialect.

Ms. Lou is a member of ACPAA, LES, AIPPI, INTA and AIPLA.


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