Ma Lirong joined King & Wood Mallesons in 2011. Before joining King & Wood Mallesons she had worked as an agent in the Beijing office of one famous patent agency and at its Hong Kong headquarters. She was also in charge of the Japan department at a certain patent agency authorized to represent overseas businesses. Later she went to work at a patent office in Japan.
Ma Lirong graduated in 1997 from Dalian University of Technology School of Mechanical Engineering, earning a double degree in Machine Manufacturing and Japanese. In 2000 she earned a Masters in Engineering Management from the same school, simultaneously completing graduate level coursework at a Japanese studies research institute.
Ma Lirong was admitted as a patent attorney in 2006.
Ma Lirong’s working languages are Chinese, Japanese, and English.