IP expert returns to Fangda


Sun Muran joins Fangda Partners as a partner in the IP practice, returning to the firm that started her career.

Sun Muran

She started her career at Fangda and worked as an associate for six years in the firm’s IP litigation group. Prior to rejoining Fangda, she was a partner at Han Kun Law Offices.

Based in Shanghai, Sun’s practice focuses on IP litigation, especially disputes related to telecoms standard essential patent (SEP) licensing. She represented clients in various cases involving the licensing practice of almost all major cellular SEP licensors.

In the past decade, she has represented domestic and overseas clients on contentious matters including patent infringement disputes, anti-monopoly law disputes, FRAND licensing term disputes, and trade secrets disputes.

Sun has also successfully represented clients in licensing agreement negotiations and has advised numerous enterprises on SEP licensing strategies.