IP litigation; IP planning; IP portfolio management; IP transaction
Meph Jia Gui is one of the earliest lawyers to litigate intellectual property (IP) cases in China after being admitted to practice law in China and the US state of California. With years of solid work experience at leading law firms in China, he has represented multinationals in relation to enforcement, acquisition and licensing of IP rights. Meph is adviser on various IP matters in China relating to the creation, exploitation and protection of IP rights, including contentious and non-contentious matters. For contentious IP matters, he provides clients with general IP advice, IP due diligence, strategic IP advice, transactional IP work, and advice against future IP disputes in commercial deals. Meph is the only Chinese lawyer admitted to the bar of the US Supreme Court, the first Chinese lawyer to become an arbitrator for the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the first Chinese lawyer attending IP lawsuits in the US as an expert witness of Chinese IP law.