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Zhengfa Wang

Professional fields
IP litigation, Dispute resolution, Licensing, IP management and Branding
Technical fields

Mr. Wang joined Kangxin Partners, P.C. as a partner in April 2010.

Before joining Kangxin, Mr. Wang served as Director of Developing Countries (PCT) Division of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) from 1992 to 2005, and was responsible for promoting more effective use of the PCT system by developing countries and encouraging their accession to the system.

From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Wang was President of CCPIT Patent Agency (now CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office) and was Deputy General Manager and then General Manager of China Patent Agent (Hong Kong) Ltd. (CPA) from 1985 to 1990. He worked with Legal Affair Department of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) from 1965 to 1985, dealing with intellectual property matters. In the above twenty-odd years, Mr. Wang worked to promote the establishment and development of China's intellectual property system, including the negotiations of reciprocal agreements for trademark registration between China and nearly other 20 countries, putting forward many recommendations on the promulgation of the China's Trademark Law and Patent Law in 1980s, and participating in building the first Chinese foreign-related patent agency. He has dealt with thousands of application and dispute cases in intellectual property field in the past twenty years.

Mr. Wang has been a visiting professor at Peking University and Renmin University of China. He is an arbitrator at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). He is currently also an Advisor of China Copyright Society and member of Shanghai Intellectual Property Expert Consultative Committee.

Mr. Wang has written on a wide range of industrial property subjects. The books he has published include "Trademark Fundamentals", "How to choose and Use Trademarks - 101 Examples" and "Patents, Trademarks, Copyright and Industrial Designs".

Education and experience
Honors and awards
  • 2015 Recognized as Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Profiles
  • 2014 Recognized as leading lawyer by Asia IP
Published articles

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