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Helen Xia


Helen Xia
English, Chinese
Practice Group
Intellectual Property

As a counsel in our IPMT Group, Helen focuses her practice on contentious and non-contentious IP works involving trademark, copyright, patent, unfair competition and IP licensing.

She brings extensive experience in IP litigation, portfolio management, obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights and commercial licensing in a wide range of industries. Helen has strong experience in IP litigation and has advised clients on administrative, civil and criminal litigation involving IP infringement in China.

In addition, she has also regularly advised client on the domestic and global IP portfolio management, developing brand protection strategies and enforcing their intellectual property rights. The clients she represents are from a wide range of industries, including construction, mining, fashion, food, multimedia, telecommunication, computer and entertainment.

Helen is qualified to practice both in the PRC and New York State, USA. She has a LLB from Shandong University and a LLM from Peking University. She also has a LLM from University of Michigan, USA. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Helen worked at a New York boutique IP law firm. Helen speaks native Mandarin and fluent English.

Representative Experience

Acted for a major U.S. hardware manufacturer and software developer on a copyright infringement litigation in China.

Acted for a Sweden-based power tool manufacturer on various IP-related matters, including trademark infringements, misuse of company name, etc.

Acting for different clients on trademark filings, oppositions, cancellations, customs-related IP protections and enforcing trademark rights at trade fairs and exhibitions in China.

Acted for one of the largest U.S. film and entertainment companies to successfully defend a copyright infringement claim raised by a Chinese writer

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., University of Michigan, 2005
  • LL.M., Peking University, 2002
  • LL.B., Shandong University, 1998


  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

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