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.
- January 18, 2016
Fee Shifting Strategies for Patent Troll Litigation and IP Review in M&A Transactions
- October 25, 2012
China Inbound Seminar: New Challenges and Opportunities for Foreign Investments in China
- 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
- Harvard University (LL.M. 2003); Renmin University of China (LL.D. 2006; LL.M. 2001; LL.B. 1998; Founding Editor, Law Review; Executive Editor, Chinese Intellectual Property Review)
- New York
2016-2017 Global Fellow, Federal Circuit Bar Association
Regularly recommended in Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for intellectual property
IAM Patent (2016): "Carved a niche on the Chinese litigation scene, routinely appearing in must-win infringement and invalidation battles"
Managing Intellectual Property (2015): "Consistently delivered favorable results ... his guidance is practical and strategic, and takes into account the nuances of the Chinese system"
- English, Mandarin