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July 2020
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Managing Partner Simon Tsi Honored as “2020 Client Choice: Top 15 Intellectual Property Versatile Practitioners”

This month, we have good news to share with you – Simon Tsi (Managing Partner of Chang Tsi & Partners) was awarded “2020 Client Choice: Top 15 Intellectual Property Versatile Practitioners” with his 27 years of abundant professional experience and his high reputation among clients by LEGALBAND.

As a well-known legal rating agency under Accurate Media Group, LEGALBAND provides in-depth knowledge related to Asian legal market through publishing articles, reports and guidebooks on a regular basis. The research team of LEGALBAND is well known for its thorough understanding on legal service market for its extensive knowledge and experience in professional fields. The major roles that LEGALBAND play are evaluating law firms and lawyers via carefully designed rating systems together with research programs, and recommending legal elites in legal fields for both internal corporate legal advisers and individuals. LEGALBAND, therefore, has been a trusted legal guide for clients who need excellent law firms and lawyers.

Simon Tsi (Managing Partner of Chang Tsi & Partners) has 27 years of practice experience, mostly specialized in 1) intellectual property, 2) litigation & arbitration, and 3) corporate law. With his highly-experienced skills, Mr. Tsi has handled many complicated cases, particularly, petitions, retrials, and crisis management for enterprises.

Representative Cases

  1. 1. Michael Kors v. Shantou Chenghai jianfa Handbag Craft Factory (2020)

Simon Tsi won the second instance of a trademark infringement case on behalf of Michael Kors (defendant), wherein all claims by Shantou Handbag Factory (plaintiff) were rejected. This case was awarded “2019 Top 50 Intellectual Property Typical Cases” by The Supreme People's Court of China, and “2019 Top 10 Intellectual Property Typical Cases” by Zhejiang Court and Hangzhou Court.

  1. 2. Sketchers v. Spieth & Wensky (2019)

Mr. Tsi represented Sketchers in a claim for trademark infringement and the final decision in court was reported by Managing Intellectual Property, China Intellectual Property News, China Industry & Commerce News and Beijing Business Today.

  1. 3. Under Armour v. Fujian Ting Fei Long Sports Goods Co., Ltd., (2017)

Mr. Tsi represented Under Armour in a claim for trademark infringement and unfair competition. The case was chosen as “2017-2018 Excellent Trademark Enforcement Cases” by the Chinese Trademark Association, and was reported by foreign media Law360. To solve the issue, he persuaded the IP tribunal of Fujian Provincial High People’s Court to issue a second preliminary injunction in history.

15th Anniversary of Chang Tsi & Partners --