Areas of practice
Ms. Jiao Hongbin specializes in intellectual property litigation, and she has over ten years of experience in this practice area.
Ms. Jiao has handled intellectual property disputes for many well-known domestic and international enterprises. She represents clients in intellectual property-related cases in China, including those involving patent, trademark, copyright (including software), domain name, and anti-unfair competition (including trade secrets). Ms. Jiao handled quite a few high-profile cases, such as several disputes regarding the world famous online game, World of Warcraft, the dispute regarding ownership of the trademark, “iPad”, and the dispute regarding the specific packaging and decoration of the famous “Wang Lao Ji” herbal tea.
Ms. Jiao's practice areas also cover IP-related administrative litigation, such as those involving trademark and patent invalidation. She also provides non-litigation legal advice to domestic and international corporations. She is a popular legal practitioner among her clients because of her experience in providing effective legal analysis and professional advice to protect clients’ intellectual property rights and interests.
Ms. Jiao joined King & Wood Mallesons ("KWM") in 2004. Prior to joining KWM, she worked at, respectively, a law firm in Shanghai and an intellectual property agency in Beijing. Ms. Jiao was admitted as a Chinese lawyer in 2000.
Ms. Jiao obtained her LL.B. from the China University of Political Science and Law in 1999, and her LL.M. degrees from, respectively, the University of Manchester in 2002 and the Pennsylvania State University in 2013.
Ms. Jiao's working languages are Chinese and English.