Areas of Practice
Ms. Xu specializes in dispute resolution on IP rights, with special expertise on patents, trademarks, unfair competition, and anti-trust issues. Ms. Xu is focused on frontier problems in dispute resolution on IP rights, and is skilled in using pioneering thinking as well as creative interpretation and application of the law to solve disputes.
Ms. Xu was named Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year by China Law & Practice in 2017. Moreover, the cases represented by Ms. Xu have been selected as typical IP cases and guiding IP cases at the national and local levels, and the representative cases handled by Ms. Xu includes:
ESCO Corporation vs. Ningbo Lukun International Trading Co., Ltd., establishing the rules for correction of errors in claims.- Top 50 IP Cases in China in 2016, as well as one of the Top 10 IP Cases of Zhejiang Province in 2016.
Christian Louboutin vs. Guangzhou Verteam Trading Co., Ltd. et. al., the first pre-litigation injunction on patent infringement issued by the Guangzhou IP Court and clarify the method for determination of “irreparable harm” in pre-litigation injunction application.-Top 50 IP Cases in China in 2016, as well as Top 10 IP Cases of Guangdong Province in 2016.
Huawei vs. IDC, relating to relevant market definition regarding standard essential patents (“SEPs”). -The Cases of the Year in Mainland China by Managing Intellectual Property and Top 10 IP Cases in Guangdong Province in 2013.
Trademark and Unfair Competition Cases
John Deere & Company vs. Qingdao JOTEC, the first infringement case over color combination trademark in China.- Top 50 IP Cases in China in 2014 and Top 10 IP Cases of Beijing in 2014.
COFCO Property Investment Co., Ltd., COFCO Land Holdings Ltd., and Beijing Hongtai Jiye Real Estate Co., Ltd. vs. Yuanyi Real Estate Co., clarifying protection of the names of buildings as part of geographic names. - Top 10 IP Cases of Beijing in 2013.
Leroy-Somer et al. vs. Lilai Senma (Fujian) Electric Machinery Co. Ltd., confirming the similarity between the Plaintiffs’ registered trademark in English and the Defendant’s trademark and company name in Chinese.- Top 10 Innovative IP Cases in China in 2012.
Beijing Kaixinren Information Technology Co., Ltd vs. Beijng Qianxiang Hulian Technology Development Co., Ltd. and Beijing Qianxiang Wangjing Technology Development Co., Ltd.- Top 10 IP Cases of Beijing in 2011.
Beijing Snow-Lotus Cashmere Co., Ltd. vs. Shanghai Yagewei Knitting Clothing Co., Ltd., resolving the conflict between trademark rights and the names of foreign-registered companies. - Top 10 IP Cases of Beijing in 2009.
Shenzhen Tencent vs. Beijing MMIM Technologies, Inc.- Top 10 IP Cases of Beijing in 2007.
Ms. Xu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2000.
Ms. Xu received the LL.B., and LL.M. in Civil and Corporate Law from Shandong University School of Law.
Ms. Xu was admitted to the Bar of the People’s Republic of China in 2000, and the working languages of Ms. Xu are Chinese and English.