HaifengHuang

Partner

Hong Kong + 852.3189.7253 Beijing + 86.10.5866.1216

Haifeng Huang is regularly called on to lead teams and advise clients on their complex disputes and intellectual property matters. He has a broad practice covering disputes and transactions involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, antitrust, and technology licenses. The WTR 1000 described him as "one of the country's most seasoned litigators, with a history of representing large U.S. and Chinese concerns in high-stakes disputes."

Haifeng has advised clients on cases in all intellectual property courts, and other courts and agencies throughout China, as well as before multiple arbitration tribunals. These cases have involved a diverse range of industries, including software and systems, semiconductors, telecommunications, textiles, chemicals, optics, consumer products, heavy machinery, medical devices, and biotechnology.

He also handles due diligence related to the acquisition of intellectual property assets and negotiates agreements involving the transfer, use, and license of intellectual property, including R&D collaboration, confidentiality, consulting, outsourcing, cross-licensing, strategic alliance, patent pools, and information technology.

Haifeng's extensive experience has received significant recognition, including being named a "WIPR Leader" by World IP Review and selected as an "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property. He also was endorsed by peers as "a fabulous young partner in the patents sphere" and was extolled by clients for his "experience, wisdom and accessibility" in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017.

Experience

  • Qualcomm enforces patents against Chinese phone manufacturer and distributorJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated in the litigation of 17 cases in the Beijing and Shanghai Intellectual Property Courts against a Chinese phone manufacturer and distributor asserting patents concerning radio frequency transceivers, device structures, and other mobile phone technology.
  • Multinational company releases web and cloud-connected video camera to U.S. marketJones Day is advising a multinational video surveillance company related to its U.S. release of an internet-connected audio/video recording device and associated cloud storage service.
  • Hikvision USA wins dismissal with prejudice in multi-defendant patent infringement suitJones Day successfully obtained a voluntary dismissal with prejudice and award of costs on behalf of Hikvision USA, Inc. in a patent infringement case relating to security surveillance technology.
  • High Road Capital acquires York WallcoveringsJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing of York Wallcoverings Inc., a manufacturer of wallpaper, borders, murals, and RoomMates peel-and-stick removable and reusable wall decals.
  • Riverside completes sale of Baby Jogger Holdings to Newell RubbermaidJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its sale of Baby Jogger Holdings, Inc., a leading designer and marketer of branded infant and juvenile products focused on premium and activity strollers and related accessories, to Newell Rubbermaid, a worldwide marketer of consumer and commercial products with a portfolio of well-known brands.
  • Lesso America defends use of LESSO trademarkChina Lesso Group Holdings Limited/Lesso America retained Jones Day to defend it against claims of trademark infringement brought by Lasco Fittings in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
  • Australian heavy engineering equipment manufacturer pursues patent invalidationJones Day is conducting patent analysis and due diligence and invalidating five Chinese patents hijacked from Australian heavy engineering equipment manufacturer.
  • European multinational pharmaceutical company collaborates on research in ChinaJones Day devised the contractual and IP structure for ensuring full protection of inventions and know-how developed by a Multinational Pharmaceutical company during the course of pharmaceutical and biotech research collaborations with universities and research institutes in China.
  • Multinational engineering equipment company prevails in CIETAC arbitration on technology license in ChinaJones Day successfully completed a technology license arbitration case in China for a multinational heavy engineering equipment company.
  • U.S.-based global supplier of metal semifinished products seeks counseling regarding trade secret misappropriationJones Day advises a U.S.-based global supplier of metal semifinished products on a case of potential trade secret misappropriation.
  • U.S.-based sports equipment company prevails in trademark infringement case before Beijing High CourtJones Day won a landmark case at Beijing High Court on behalf of a U.S.-based multinational sports equipment company regarding the piracy of their trademark, an infringement that threatened the company's expansion into China.
  • UK based multinational valve company obtains landmark ruling in criminal prosecution for counterfeiting in ChinaJones Day obtained a judgment in favor of our client, a UK-based multinational valve and controls company, in an infringement action over the counterfeiting of our client's products.
  • International pump manufacturer rattles counterfeit industry with raids on trade secret infringers in China and AustraliaIn spite of IP crimes having always been low on the priority list of the Chinese security forces despite many years of continuous lobbying, Jones Day successfully lobbied both the Australian and Chinese governments resulting in the Chinese security forces conducting raids against a large group of trade secret infringers (viz. seven factories and around 40 wholesalers and retailers) in China, seizing products, molds, drawings, computers and books and accounts, and incarcerating a major culprit, resulting in factory and shop closures, sending shock-waves throughout the counterfeit industry.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • January 18, 2016
      Fee Shifting Strategies for Patent Troll Litigation and IP Review in M&A Transactions
    • 2016年1月18日
      知识产权研讨会——专利流氓诉讼的费用转移策略与并购交易中的知识产权审查
    • 2016年1月18日
      知識產權研討會——專利流氓訴訟的費用轉移策略與併購交易中的知識產權審查
    • October 25, 2012
      China Inbound Seminar: New Challenges and Opportunities for Foreign Investments in China
    • 2012年10月25日
      在华投资研讨会:外商对华投资新的挑战和机遇
    • 2012年10月23日
      生命科学法律剧
    • October 23, 2012
      Life Science Legal Drama - "Mr. Big in Wonderland"
    • May 16, 2012
      Demystifying Well-known Mark Recognition in China
    • April 13, 2012
      Strategies of Defending Trade Secret Lawsuits in China and the US
    • February 13, 2012
      Ten Common Mistakes to Avoid while Protecting Your IP Rights in China
    • September 21, 2011
      Managing Intellectual Property in China - Realities and Pitfalls
    • September 9, 2011
      Arbitration Clauses in Commercial Agreements - Do you know what you're signing up to?
    • April 16, 2011
      Walking on Eggshells: Dealing with IP and Regulatory Issues in China
    • April 6, 2011
      IP Due Diligence
    • November 23, 2010
      Technology Transfer in China
    • November 22, 2010
      Protecting Your Brands in China: Challenges and Opportunities
    • April 25, 2008
      Regulatory Roadmap for Pharmaceutical Innovations in China
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