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Fan Qiu

Attorney At Law

E-mail: litigation1@changtsi.com
Phone: +8610 88369999

Mr. Fan Qiu joined Chang Tsi & Partners in 2017. He has been focusing on intellectual property rights, including trademark enforcement, design patent enforcement, intellectual property customs protection, domain name dispute resolution, anti-unfair competition issues and overall strategy of intellectual property protection, and he is capable of providing one-stop legal service for intellectual property right holders.

Prior to joining Chang Tsi & Partners, Mr. Fan Qiu mainly provided consulting and legal service for Chinese outbound investment projects (real estate, telecommunication, etc.) and foreign enterprises entering into the Chinese market, and he is experienced in transnational business, foreign client exploitation, contracts and IPRs licensing.

Graduating from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Mr. Fan Qiu obtained his BA degree in English (International Business Law). Subsequently, he earned his LL.M degree in City University of Hong Kong. Mr. Fan Qiu is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).

Practice Areas

  • Specialized in all aspects of intellectual property rights, including overall strategy of intellectual property protection, trademark, design patent and copyrights enforcement, domain name dispute resolution, anti-unfair competition issues and intellectual property dispute resolution.

Professional  Experiences

  • Attorney at Law, Chang Tsi & Partners, Shenzhen, China
  • China Law Consultant, GDT CPA Limited, Hong Kong
  • International Investment In-House Counsel, Xishuangbana Jing-Du Commerce and Trade Limited

Education

  • L.L.M., City University of Hong Kong (2009)
  • B.A. Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (2008)

Representative  Cases

  • Represented Tupperware since 2017 for trademark and patent enforcement in China. In the criminal case regarding Mr. Xu and Mr. Li selling counterfeit Tupperware products, Fan has provided effective assistance in the enforcement strategy and collecting evidence. The two criminal suspects later were respectively sentenced to 5-year imprisonment and CNY 900,000 fines. This criminal case was selected by Supreme People’s Procuratorate of PRC as one of top ten classic cases regarding protection of intellectual property rights in 2017. Moreover, during compulsory enforcement of the Judgment against an infringer in Zhejiang province, Fan arranged effective investigation and analyzed all relevant materials, and subsequently joined the Court’s enforcement team for the enforcement action. Finally, although the Enforcee moved away from its address to hide, totally CNY 545,000 as damages was fully enforced.
  • Represented Hansbrands Inc., American Eagle Outfitters and VF International handling customs IPR protection issues, including customs recordation and customs seizure.

Main Clients

  • Tupperware
  • LEGO Juris A/S
  • GoPro, Inc.
  • Hanesbrands Inc.
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Carlisle Fluid Technologies, Inc.
  • JetBrains S.R.O.

Bar Admission

  • China Bar (2013)

Team Overview

With over 350 legal professionals with a diversified background, Chang Tsi & Partners offers clients deep expertise and professional experience, leading to successful legal solutions. Our attorneys are always praised for their sharp insights into the policy, and their pragmatic commercial awareness. Qualified to practice in other jurisdictions, our attorneys can maximize the profit of clients in different areas.