Dispute resolution

HongFangLaw’s practice is exclusively dedicated to intellectual property. The firm is especially active in litigation for clients in the automotive, communications, construction, energy, pharmaceuticals and software industries. Xu Zhang is the main contact in the firm.

Case highlights include acting for BMW in trademark and patent infringement case against Zhejiang Baokang Wheel Manufacturing over the infringement of several vehicle wheel hubs; representing Treasure Wine Estates (Shanghai) Trading in trademark and patent invalidation against a design patent titled ‘Wine Bottle’; and representing 3M in a criminal case arising from the discovery of a batch of counterfeit 3M respirators being sold to Wuhan Hanyang Hospital.

Some of its most important clients include Bandai Namco Entertainment, Castrol, Innisfree, NXP and WD-40.

Client feedback

“Proactively communicates with law enforcement authorities and right holders in dealing with IP infringement cases.” – Intellectual property

“Understands the brand protection well from both the business and legal perspectives. Very efficient actions. Very impressive results.” – Intellectual property

Xu Zhang

“Strong influencing skills. Knowledgeable and experienced in IP.”

“Apart from his comprehensive legal knowledge, he also knows a lot about the energy industry, especially the downstream.”