About the Editor:
Michael J. Moser is a leading foreign specialist in Chinese business law. A member of the New York Bar, he has practiced law in China for nearly 30 years and advised on a number of ground-breaking commercial transactions. He is also a leading expert on the resolution of Chinese-foreign business disputes and frequently acts as arbitrator in disputes between Asian parties and multinational corporations. He is Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Vice President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG), Co-Chair of the China Arbitration Forum and a former Vice Chair of the IBA Committee on Arbitration. He is also a Court Member of the London Court of International Arbitration, a Board Member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and a Commission Member of CIETAC.
Mr. Moser is General Editor of the Journal of International Arbitration. His extensive publications include the following: Investor State Arbitration – Lessons for Asia, Dueling with Dragons: Managing Business Disputes in Today’s China; Hong Kong Arbitration – A User’s Guide; Arbitration in Asia; Hong Kong and China Arbitration and International Arbitration in the People’s Republic of China Commentary, Cases and Materials. Mr. Moser is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University (With Distinction). He practices as an independent arbitrator with offices in Hong Kong and at 20 Essex Street Chambers in London.
About the Contributors:
David S. Bloch is a partner in the San Francisco office of Winston & Strawn LLP. Mr. Bloch received a B.A. in Political Science in 1993 from Reed College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received a Master of Public Health in 1996 from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and a J.D., with honors, in 1996 from George Washington University Law School. In 1997, Mr. Bloch was a Fellow in International Trade Law at the University of European Studies in Turin, Italy. He concentrates his practice on complex intellectual property litigation, including matters that involve aspects of antitrust law and government contracts. Mr. Bloch is a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of topics. He is the author of Intellectual Property in Government Contracts (Oxford 2009) and more than two dozen articles.
George Chan is a consultant in the Beijing office of Rouse, a full-service intellectual property firm. As part of his practice, Dr. Chan advises foreign clients on IP matters in China; these matters include IP strategy, IP management, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, anti-counterfeiting and domain names. Dr. Chan is a regular contributor to international intellectual property journals, for which he provides articles and commentary on the state of Chinese intellectual property law and is also named in the 2010 edition of the Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a recommended advisor on China IP matters.
Johnson Li is a Patent Attorney an Trademark Attorney. Mr. Li received his B.S. in Electromechanical Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology in 1998, and his LLB in IP Law from Peking University in 2000. Mr. Li was admitted to practice law in the PRC in 1999 and was qualified as a trademark attorney in 2000. Mr. Li started his IP practice with Unitalen Law Office and joined China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd. in 2001. He received further training at a U.S. law firm on U.S. patent litigation and licensing in 2005 and became qualified as a PRC patent attorney in 2006.
Yuemin Lu is a Trademark Attorney. Ms. Lu graduated from the University of International Business and Economics in 1979, and started her trademark practice with the Legal Affairs Department of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) in the same year. Ms. Lu received her training in patent law, trademark law and practice in the Canadian Patent Office and a Canadian law firm in 1979 and 1980.
Matthew A. Murphy is a partner at MMLC Group in Beijing. Matthew has over 18 years of China and Asia Pacific legal and business experience, focusing on intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions (including anti-trust) and international trade. Matthew has been listed as a leading corporate lawyer by various publishers and institutions and is an ADR panelist with the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre.
Chun Ng is a partner at Perkins Coie and is the Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice. His practice involves providing strategic intellectual property counseling, patent procurement and enforcement, and litigation management services to some of the most innovative fabless integrated circuit design companies in the world. Some of his clients include HTC Corp., Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., and Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. since their founding.
Euan Taylor is the Head of Patent Practice at Davis LLP in Vancouver, Canada. He is a registered patent agent and trade-mark agent and an experienced arbitrator. His practice emphasizes the prosecution and commercialization of patent rights in the life sciences area, but embraces all aspects of intellectual property. Dr. Taylor received his B.A. in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, and his Ph.D. from the University of London. He held postdoctoral research fellowships at the University of Manitoba before obtaining his law degree from the University of British Columbia and being called to the bar of British Columbia in 1998. Dr. Taylor has a range of experience in China-related legal matters. He is a director of the Vancouver branch of the Hong Kong Canada Business Association, a vice chair of the Biotechnology Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, and a member of the editorial board for the Canadian Intellectual Property Review.
Laura Wen-yu Young is Managing Partner at Wang and Wang, with offices in Taipei, Shanghai, Beijing and San Francisco. She publishes frequently on IP law and Chinese law, and is also an editorial advisor and author for CCH Asia’s China Watch and CCH Asia’s Employment Law Asia: Taiwan. She also holds appointments as Professor of Law at Soochow University, Kenneth Wang School of Law; and at the University of California, Berkeley, and Pacific/McGeorge School of Law.
Zhuang Yuan is a partner and patent attorney at Liu, Shen & Associates in China. Mr. Yuan focuses his practice on patent prosecution, due diligence and infringement, validity and patentability opinions. He offers technical expertise in the areas of molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, cell biology and microscopy, genetics and developmental biology, plant biology, physiology, neuroscience, material science and semiconductor.
Rachel L. Zhang is a Trademark Attorney. Ms. Zhang received her B. A. in English Language and Literature from the Beijing Language and Culture University in 2002. She’s now pursuing her LLM degree at the Hong Kong University. She passed the PRC National Bar Exam in 2008 and received further training in US trademark law and practice in the United States in 2009. Ms. Zhang joined China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd. in 2002. Ms. Zhang is very experienced in trademark prosecutions, oppositions, appeals, cancellations, and related administrative litigation.