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Fred Liang

Lawyer, Fujian Fidelity (Shanghai) Law Firm & Chinese Lawyer Assigned by Fidelity to Hogan Lovells Fidelity

fred.liang@hoganlovellsftz.com

Biography  

Fred's practice focuses on IP enforcement, with particular experience in copyright infringement,trademark infringement and unfair competition civil litigation against IPR infringing products. Fred also regularly advises clients on other IP-related issues, including anti-piracy program, anti-counterfeit program, trademark prosecution and acquisition, trade dress and trade secret protection, etc.

Representative experience

  • Acting for Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in a copyright infringement and unfair competition case in Guangzhou IP court. This case was selected by the Chinese Supreme People's Court as one of the top 10 IP cases in 2015.

  • Acting for Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in a copyright infringement and unfair competition case in Shanghai No.1 Intermediate People’s Court.  This case was selected as one of the top 10 IP cases in Shanghai in 2014.

  • Acting for clients in various industries in trademark infringement litigation and trademark administrative litigation.

  • Acting for clients in entertainment industry in anti-counterfeit and anti-piracy criminal action. 

  • Participating in legislation research project concerning the reform of PRC Trademark Law.

  • Representing clients from Japan and Europe in patent infringement action and patent invalidation action.

  • Advising Chinese mobile game developer in civil dispute in multiple-jurisdictions.

  • Advising U.S. chemical industry client in trade secret protection in China.

  • Advising U.S. entertainment industry clients on the formulation of comprehensive IP protection strategy and IP enforcement action related to entertainment show and theme park in China.

  • Assisting a leading U.S. filmmaker to successfully defend copyright infringement litigation in China.

  • Advising an Australian business software developer on the design and implementation of comprehensive anti-piracy action.

  • Advising and acting for a Japanese game hardware and software developer on more than 50 Customs seizure cases on Chinese boarder and other IP-related matters, including circumvention devices, counterfeit game accessories, copycat games, design patent infringement, etc.

  • Conducting IP due diligence check and advising on risk management for multiple business transactions.

"The work results have been excellent; the service of the firm was a good mixture of Western and Asian style and the advice was focused on the commercial and legal interest of the client."


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  • Andrew McGinty

    Partner, Hogan Lovells & Responsible Person Assigned by Hogan Lovells to Hogan Lovells Fidelity

  • Gui Liang Lu

    Director & Partner, Fujian Fidelity (Shanghai) Law Firm & Responsible Person Assigned by Fidelity to Hogan Lovells Fidelity

  • Jonathan Liang

    Deputy Director & Counsel, Fujian Fidelity (Shanghai) Law Firm & Chinese lawyer Assigned by Fidelity to Hogan Lovells Fidelity

  • Suyu Yuan

    Deputy Director & Counsel, Fujian Fidelity (Shanghai) Law Firm & Chinese lawyer Assigned by Fidelity to Hogan Lovells Fidelity

  • Julia Peng

    Senior Lawyer, Fujian Fidelity (Shanghai) Law Firm & Chinese Lawyer Assigned by Fidelity to Hogan Lovells Fidelity

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About Us

Hogan Lovells International LLP ("Hogan Lovells") and Fujian Fidelity Law Firm ("Fidelity") have created a non-legal person association in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone.

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Practice areas

Leveraging our strengths in the areas of intellectual property litigation, general corporate, financial securities, litigation and arbitration, and regulatory compliance, we deliver pragmatic and commercial advice to meet our clients' needs. 

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