Simon Tsi Selected as China's Elite 100 Lawyers by China Business Law Journal
Simon Tsi, Managing Partner of Chang Tsi & Partners, was selected by China Business Law Journal to be listed on "The A-List: China's Elite 100 Lawyers" for his clear aim of providing legal services to maximize legitimate rights of clients practically and effectively.
Based on its annual survey which received nearly 2,000 recommendations from in-house counsel, business leaders and lawyers, 200 elite lawyers for China-related practice, including 100 lawyers working in PRC firms and 100 in foreign firms were seclected after extensive reseaerch.
Managing partner Simon Tsi is one of China’s most fearsome litigators, and has a long background working with government organisations. With a lifetime of experience in arbitration, corporate law, security & finance law, construction & real estate law, and IP, he has overseen some of China’s biggest corporate takeovers. Tsi, who specialises in legal risk prevention and control, has won landmark trademark infringement and unfair competition cases on behalf of Honeywell International, Kraft, and Johnson & Johnson.
The case Jianfa v Michael Kors (2019), in which Tsi represented Michael Kors, was awarded one of 2019 Top 50 Intellectual Property Typical Cases by The Supreme People’s Court of China, and the 2019 Top 10 Intellectual Property Typical Cases by Zhejiang Court and Hangzhou Court.
In Under Armour v Fujian Ting Fei Long Sports Goods Co Ltd (2017), Tsi represented Under Armour in a claim for trademark infringement and unfair competition. Tsi’s actions in this case were recognised as “2017-2018 Excellent Trademark Agency Cases” by the Chinese Trademark Association, and it was reported by foreign media, including Law360.
In this case, he persuaded the IP tribunal of Fujian Provincial High People’s Court to issue its second preliminary injunction to date. Under Armour was awarded damages of RMB 2 million.