Grace Guo

Grace Guo

Counsel, Beijing

Email grace.guo@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +86 10 6582 9488

Fax +86 10 6582 9499

LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Grace Guo is a counsel in Hogan Lovells Intellectual Property, Media and Technology (IPMT) Practice Group who concentrates her practice on advising clients on various contentious and non-contentious matters covering trademark, copyright, domain name, design patent, trade secrets and unfair competition issues.

Grace has more than a decade of experience.

On the contentious side, Grace has represented clients in PRC courts for administrative litigation and civil litigation for trademark infringement, design patent infringement and unfair competition cases. She also has a proven track record in designing comprehensive enforcement strategies against infringers including internet enforcement, customs protection, trade fair protection, administrative raid actions, etc.

On the non-contentious side, Grace provides trademark portfolio management advice, IP due diligence searches for corporate projects, legal opinion on cutting-edge trademark issues involving free-trade zone business activities, internet key word search, comparative advertisements, etc.

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., Boston University

Juris Master of Law, Peking University

Bar admissions and qualifications

People's Republic of China

Representative experience

Advising a world leading internet company for trademark infringement cases in China, including negotiating with the infringers to stop infringement, designing trademark infringement and unfair competition litigation for the hardware products of the company.*

Advising a world leading electronics company for trademark and design enforcement matters in China, including internet takedown and civil litigation.

Advising a leading U.S. oil company for trademark infringement matters in China, covering internet trademark protection, customs protection, administrative raid actions and a series of civil litigation cases on the grounds of trademark infringement and unfair competition (received winning results for all concluded cases).

Advising a Japan-headquartered cosmetics company on actions against copycats and passing off products in China; successfully raided infringers based on famous product packaging claims. *

Advising a leading French food company on comprehensive enforcement actions against several infringing products in China, the matters involve trademarks, design patents, copyrights, trade dress and potential trade secret issues. *

Advising a U.S. co-sharing work space company on all their China trademark matters, including trademark portfolio management and trademark enforcement strategies. Most of the targets imitates the client’s co-sharing business model and brands. *

Advising a famous French pharmaceutical company for anti-counterfeit matters, including administrative seizures and criminal prosecution.

Advising a famous U.S. apparel company on PRC Customs protections and enforcement matters in China, covering customs seizures in various local ports and litigation actions.

Advising a U.S. leading telecommunication company for patent and trademark management matters in China, including conducting patent and trademark audit, filing new patents and trademarks, conducting patent infringement analysis and attending patent invalidation actions.

Advising a world-leading eyewear producer and distributor in brand protection matters in China, including brand audits and trademark prosecution matters, particularly trademark administrative litigation matters.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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