Fiona Zhang

/Trademark Attorney;Senior Copyright Attorney ; Senior Trademark Planner; Senior Corporate Compliance Manager (CCM); People’s Juror
Professional fields
Trademark Prosecution, Domain Name Dispute Resolution, Copyright Recordal and Protection, IP Transaction & Licensing, Customs Protection and Detainment, Trademark Administrative / Civil/ Criminal lawsuit, Enforcement and Infringement Litigation, Trademark Protection Strategy
Technical fields
Ms. Zhang graduated from Beijing Technology and Business University with a major in Law in 2012 and has over ten years of experience working in IP services. During her IP practice, she has assisted IP owners from around the world in developing and implementing tailored strategies for IP protection in China, covering both prosecution and litigation. Ms. Zhang is rich-experienced in handling cases involving various IP matters, including trademarks, copyright, Customs, administrative / infringement litigation, and domain names, etc.. She has acclaimed praises from numerous clients worldwide for her proactive, insightful, and professional advice, encyclopedic knowledge and rich experience in IP world. Ms. Zhang is also active in the field of IP transactions and licensing. She has successfully assisted clients in monetizing their IP assets through various means and provided legal services such as drafting and reviewing agreements, due diligence, and negotiation. Since 2023, Ms. Zhang has joined Kangxin Legal, where she assists clients in various areas ranging from trademark prosecution to enforcement and infringement litigations, investigations, C & D letters, ISP complaints, Raid Actions, and criminal and civil lawsuits, etc. As a qualitified member of INTA Bulletin, AIPPI, China Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance (CASSA), Capital Intellectual Property Services Association, and China Trademark Association, etc., Ms. Zhang has authored numerous articles in both Chinese and international journals and is frequently consulted and interviewed by legal media to share her comments and opinions on the latest influential IP cases and other developments in the legal system in China. Additionally, she is an active speaker and moderator at international conferences and seminars, having been invited by AIPPI, INTA, CASSA, IPR Daily, etc. to share her knowledge and experience of IP practice in China with audiences from around the world.
Education and experience
  • 2012 Graduated from Beijing Technology and Business University with a Bachelor's degree in Law.
  • 2012 Joined Beijing Chaofan Intellectual Property Agency Co., Ltd.
  • 2013 Joined Beijing DeHeng Law Offices.
  • 2014 Joined Kangxin Partners P.C.
  • 2023 Joined Kangxin Legal
Honors and awards
  • 2021-2024 Recognized as INTA Bulletin Member
  • 2023 Recognized as Senior Expert at Trademark Talent, China Trademark Association
  • 2023 Recognized as People's Assessor, Huairou Judicial Court, Beijing
  • 2021-2023 Recognized as IP Researcher and Lecturer, China Behavior Law Association
  • 2023 Recognized as qualitified Expert at AAA Well-known Brand Evaluation Association
  • 2022-2023 Recognized as Researcher of Famous Trademark Research Group, China Trademark Association
  • 2021-2024 Recognized as Committee Member, AIPPI IP Development Committee
  • 2021-2024 Recognized as Committee Member, INTA Bulletin Committee
  • 2022-2023 Recognized as Committee Member and Lecturer, China Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance (CASSA)
  • 2021-2022 Recognized as IPR Daily Annual Outstanding Lecturer
  • 2023 Recognized as Outstanding Mentor for 2023 Seminar, China Anti-Infringement and Anti-Counterfeiting Alliance (CASSA)
  • 2023 Recognized as Invited Lecturer, 2023 AIPPI Youth Committee
  • 2024 Recognized as Invited Lecturer, 2024 INTA Association
Published articles
  • Copyright protection or trademark protection Practical tips for rights holders, WTR weekly, 2021.4

  • China: Customs ups its game as counterfeiting continues to grow, WTR Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide, 2022.5

  • CHINA: CNIPA Q&A on Well-Known and Bad-Faith Trademarks, INTA NEWSLETTER, 2022.6

  • China: Customs ups its game as counterfeiting continues to grow, WTR Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide, 2023.1

  • Three steps for successful assignment negotiations in China, WTR Weekly, 2023.2

  • Winning strategies for resolving domain name disputes in China, WTR Weekly, 2024.1