FELICE MELI - head of Anti-Counterfeiting Department and manager of Beijing office
Felice holds two Law Degrees, one from the University of Bologna in Italy and one from the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
Felice has a legal background and experience in both civil and common law jurisdictions and he is currently assisting enterprises from a wide range of industries in assessing and enhancing their intellectual property rights portfolios, providing strategies on registration and prosecution actions in China and south-east Asia. Felice's experience in enforcement of IP rights in China, fighting the online sale of counterfeits, enforcement at trade fairs as well as customs border brand protection.
Besides his native language Italian, Felice also speaks English, as well as advanced Spanish and basic Mandarin.
JASON ZHANG - head of Trademark Department
Jason graduated from North University of China and obtained bachelor's degree in 2006.
Trademark attorney with more than ten years' experience, Jason is an expert of trademark prosecution cases with an impressive rate of success in following actions such as oppositions and cancellation actions, and obtaining registration primarily in China but also in other jurisdiction of the south east of Asia. Through his expertise, many tough cases have turned into successful ones and a lot of infringing trademarks have been cancelled.
Besides his native language Mandarin, Jason also speaks fluent English.
CLARA ZHAO – Lawyer and manager of Shanghai Office
Clara graduated from China University of Political Science and Law, and she is a PRC practiced lawyer.
Clara has been advising international brands on IPR protection in China since 2008. Specialized in IP law practice, Clara has been focusing on administrative & criminal enforcement programs and online protection strategies, as well as establishing a strong IPR portfolio for brands. She has acquired great experience in advising clients on trademark, copyright, domain name disputes and unfair competition cases. Some cases she participated in have been nominated as best practices by associations.
Besides her native language Mandarin, Clara speaks fluent English.
MANDY CHEN - Lawyer
Mandy CHEN, is a lawyer of FERRANTE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY based in Beijing practicing in the firm's Legal Department.
Mandy graduated from the law school of Central University of Finance and Economics (Beijing, China) and obtained her LL.M. degree in 2012. At the same year, Mandy started her career in the intellectual property law field. Specialized in intellectual property law practice, Mandy has helped many international and Chinese brands in registering, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights in China.
Mandy assists clients mainly on trademark, copyright and unfair competition law.
Mandy is an experienced litigator and has won important cases. She is a member of the Beijing Lawyers Association and All China Lawyers Association.
Besides her native language Mandarin, Mandy also speaks fluent English.
DOROTHY HU – Patent Attorney and lawyer- head of Patent Department
Dorothy Hu is a patent attorney and lawyer of FERRANTE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY based in Beijing and leads the firm's Patent Department.
Dorothy graduated from Beijing Jiaotong University (Beijing, China) and obtained her Master degree of Engineering in 2010. In the same year, Dorothy started her career as a patent engineer in a leading Chinese Intellectual Property firm. Dorothy has also studied for LL.M. degree at the law school of China University of Political Science and Law (Beijing, China) in 2013.
Dorothy is specialized in the practice of intellectual property law, with a focus on patent prosecution and enforcement. Dorothy has advised many leading international brands and Chinese companies in registering, protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights in China. Dorothy assists and advises clients predominantly on patent, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law matters.
Dorothy is an experienced patent attorney and lawyer, and has won many important cases. She is a member of the All-China Patent Attorneys Association.
Besides her native language Mandarin, Dorothy also speaks fluent English.