Areas of Practice
Ms. Xu specializes in intellectual property litigation, and her experience includes managing litigation matters related to infringements of patent, trademark and copyright, as well as antitrust and unfair competition. She has been focusing on delivering practical and innovative solutions to clients involved in high-profile IP disputes with cutting-edge legal issues.
Ms. Xu has extensive experience representing a diverse range of companies in IP infringement litigation, IP-related antitrust lawsuits, and administrative court appeals before different levels of PRC courts. She has helped resolve high-stakes IP disputes for global technology leaders as well as companies in luxury, telecommunications, software, banking, internet, chemical engineering, machinery, consumer electronics, and automobile industries. Many of the cases were selected as “representative case” by PRC Courts or received attention from industries for her strong and innovative representation. Some of the cases represented by Ms. Xu are as follows:
Christian Louboutin v. Verteam - design patent infringement litigation related to lipstick designs. Guangzhou IP Court issued its first preliminary injunctive order, and clarified the standard for evaluating the “irreparable harm” element. This case was listed as Top 50 IP Cases of PRC Courts as well as Top 10 IP Cases of Guangdong Courts in 2016.
Trademark and Unfair Competition Cases
- Leroy-Somer v. Fujian Lilaisenma - trademark infringement and unfair competition litigation, which is the first case that a PRC court finds an asserted trademark in Latin characters similar with an infringing trade name in Chinese characters. This case was listed as Top 10 Innovative IP Cases of PRC Courts in 2012.
Ms. Xu is also a researcher at Williamson Center for Laws, Economics and Organizations at Shandong University, and a frequent speaker on SEP and antitrust topics.
Enforcement and Litigation, World Trademark Review 1000, 2020
Leading Lawyer, IP Litigation, Chambers Asia Pacific Guide, 2019-2020
Top 50 Intellectual Property Lawyers in China, IPRdaily and Zhichanli, 2019
1000 Outstanding Lawyers Handling Foreign-related Matters, PRC Ministry of Justice, 2018
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year, China Law & Practice, 2017
Ms. Xu joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2000.
Ms. Xu received her LL.B. and LL.M. in Civil and Corporate Law from Shandong University School of Law.
Ms. Xu was admitted to Bar of the People’s Republic of China in 2000. Her working languages are Chinese and English.