WHO WE ARE

Fangben Law Firm

Fangben Law Office was initially founded in the year of 1999 by several senior attorneys and law professors with rich experience of law practicing. Fangben has now evolved into a client-oriented law firm with extensive presence in the Greater Shanghai Area, and focuses on providing legal services related to comprehensive commercial affairs and dispute resolution. Fangben has offices in Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi, Lianyungang and Yanchengat present. To date, the team of Fangben consists of more than 80 experienced partners, associates, paralegals and supporting staffs. With utmost diligence, prudence and dedication in law, Fangben is committed to providing pragmatic, efficient and constructive le......

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A client-centric law firm that provides a full range of legal services

We promote the following concepts: solution providers preventive style teamwork

NEWS CENTER

News Center

Newsletter re Intellectual Property in China

2020-05-17

April 2020 by Fangben IP Team Supreme People's Court of the P.R.C released the 10 Top IP Cases and 50 Model IP Cases;A draft amendment to the Copyright Law would introduce punitive damages;Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances entered into force. ...

Fangben Patent Case Selected into 50 Model IP Cases by the Supreme People's Court of the P.R.C for 2019

2020-05-17

Recently, General Office of the Supreme People's Court of the P.R.C released the TOP TEN Intellectual Property Cases and FIFTY Model Intellectual Property Cases, which were adjudicated in China’s courts in 2019. Among them is the advance execution in a design patent infringement case (litigants: Zhengzhou Yetou Network Technology Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Tmall Network Co., Ltd., Ding Xiaomei and Nantong Suao Textile Co., Ltd.) [Civil Ruling of Jiangsu Nanjing Intermediate People's Court (2019) Su 01 First Instance No. 687]. The defendant Zhengzhou Yetou Network Technology Co., Ltd. was represented by attorneys-at-law Wang Yuping and Luo Shunyao, excellent Fangben patent team members. The case is known as China’s first reverse act preservation injunction case....

Advice for App Compliance: Data Collection

2020-05-17

With the deeper popularization of mobile internet economies, a great many traditional market players have transformed themselves into a typical category of network operators, i.e. App operators offering their products or services to the end-users through an application (App). For such a variety of Apps in the market, their runners are facing the growingly enhanced enforcement from the governmental entities, which intends to put into practice the network operators’ legal obligations to protect the user’s individual information or personal data. This article is about the compliance in App’s user data collection. i.e. the first stage of data’s full-lifecycle - data collection; it meanwhile to a large extent applies to min-program runners....

BUSINESS AREAS

Practice Areas

Foreign Direct Investment

Fangben has abundant experience in assisting foreign investors to conduct FDI in China, and has successfully advised clients

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M&A and Restructuring

As one of Fangben's traditionally strong practice areas, M&A and restructuring practice typically includes acquisition of the domestic

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Intellectual Property

The IP group of Fangben is highly skilled and experienced in helping clients utilize the administrative and judicial approach to protect their IP rights

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Real Estate & Construction

Fangben’s lawyers has provided real estate investors, developers, financial institutions, project owners,construction enterprises and other main participants

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Anti-trust and Declaration of Undertaking Concentration

Fangben has advised clients on anti-trust issues in connection with M&A deals and represented its clients in preparing

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Banking & Financing

Fangben has comparative advantages in the area of legal service for banking and financing. Fangben has a number of well-known banks clients and other

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LAWYER TEAM

Lawyer team

Yin WangLawyer

Celeste DaiLawyer

Ms. Zhao ShuyingLawyer

Mr. Adam ZhangLawyer

Mr. Joseph WangLawyer

Mr. Brave PanLawyer

Liu XinLawyer

Jocelyn LiuLawyer

Roberto (Shunyao) LuoPartner

Mr. XuPartner

Hu YanPartner

Jiangang (George) GeLawyer

Guo YuePartner

Mr. Keith DouLawyer

Jay Zhang JianPartner

Ms. Eva BaiLawyer

Murphy XIAN XiaobinPartner

Ms. Joanna ZouPartner

Winston JIN ChunqingPartner

SOCIAL PUBLIC WELFARE

Social welfare

Fear Not The Want Of Armor, For Mine Is Also Yours To Wear

During the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic,Fangben Law Office gathered the strength of five offices (Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi, Lianyungang and Yancheng), with all lawyers working and pulling together, actively responded to the call of the Party and ...

Fangben team completed 2018 Suzhou Taihu Lake 20 km on foot

In the spring of March, the grass grows long and it is a good season. On March 31, 2018, the Fangben team (including a number of colleagues and friends) participated in the 20-kilometer Taihu Lake walking tour with Suzhou Taihu No. 1 RV Camping Park a...