Irene Zeng

曾宁

Founding Partner of HongFangLaw
Trademark Attorney

CONTACTS

Tel: +21 62581929
irene.zeng@hongfanglaw.com

MAJOR PRACTICE AREA AT FIRM

Ms. IRENE ZENG has been practicing in IP field in China for 16 years since 2000 after she graduated from the law school of Renmin University specializing in Intellectual Property Law. She joined in Rouse & Co., a leading international IP firm (Beijing office) after graduation. Later in 2003, Ms. IRENE ZENG together with other partners founded their own law firm to continue the legal practice mainly in IPR field.

Ms. IRENE ZENG’s practice covers the areas of trademark prosecution, trademark protection, unfair competition, design patent protection, copyright registration and protection, and domain name registration and arbitration. She has rich experience in handling with infringement disputes. In the past 16 years, she has handled thousands of various types of IP cases and a few infringement dispute cases handled by her have been awarded Typical Cases by various authorities.

Ms. IRENE ZENG is a member of INTA. With fluent communication capability in both Chinese and English, Ms. IRENE ZENG cooperates mostly with mainly multinational corporations in various industries.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

Partner of a local mid-sized IP firm;

Trademark Counsel of a British IP firm

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

BA, Intellectual Property Law, School of Law, Renmin University

BA, Major in English, Sichuan Intellectual Studies University

EXCELLENT CASE PRACTICE

Hangzhou Court ruled the shareholder of an infringing company to bear jointly liability of trademark infringement and unfair competition against a worldwide renowned spirits company;

Program with Guangxi Provincial AIC on protection to a 3D trademark

ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Shareholders may be liable for brand hijacking (Co-author) (China Business Law Journal, March 2012)