Zhen (Katie) Feng (Shanghai IP Agency) | Shanghai | Hogan Lovells

Zhen (Katie) Feng (Shanghai IP Agency)

Office Managing Partner Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Languages

English, Mandarin, Taiwanese

Feng Zhen Katie

Zhen (Katie) Feng (Shanghai IP Agency)
Feng Zhen Katie
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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“Her persistence and determination really makes a difference and distinguishes her team from others in the industry. She always identifies and tackles key issues from a practical point of view.”

WTR 1000 2020

Zhen Feng (also known as Katie Feng) has been in private practice for more than 20 years. She started as a general litigator and now focuses on IP litigation and brand protection. She is admitted in both the PRC (1998) and New York, USA (2003). Katie is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese.

Katie is a partner and director of Hogan Lovells (Shanghai) Intellectual Property Agency Service Co., Ltd., an IP service affiliate established under Hogan Lovells International LLP. Practising in a market that has seen a huge upswing in patent filing, trademark filing and IP ligation in the past decade, Katie has opportunities to handle numerous cases involving complex and cutting-edge IP issues.

In this process, she became widely recognized in the IP area and has built a track record of success. Katie is also a strategic advisor. She advises numerous clients from diverse backgrounds on formulation and implementation of IP enforcement strategies in China through a combination of administrative, civil, and criminal actions. She also provides proactive advice and analysis on how to secure and obtain IP rights from the start-up of a business, and how to monetize IP rights when the business grows.

Katie is a former member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Board of Directors and a former chief editor of INTA's China Bulletin publication.

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“Her persistence and determination really makes a difference and distinguishes her team from others in the industry. She always identifies and tackles key issues from a practical point of view.”

WTR 1000 2020

Representative experience

Advising a leading American manufacturer of turbochargers and turbo technologies on their patent assertions against multiple Chinese turbocharger infringers before the Shanghai IP court. 

Advising a leading developer of broadband terminal technologies on how to act against patents filed in China that have copied the client’s technology regarding satellite and antenna. 

Advising one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms and its China subsidiary on defending the patent infringement allegations before Anhui Hefei Intermediate People’s Court. 

Representing a multinational electronics manufacturer on litigation campaigns in China targeting wholesale markets offering counterfeit products. 

Representing the world’s largest toy company on action strategies in China against copycat products, representing it in a series of high-profile copyright, trademark and unfair competition lawsuits.

Credentials

Education
  • LL.M., Wake Forest University
  • LL.B., Xiamen University
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New York
  • People's Republic of China
Memberships
  • New York Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association

Recognition

Leading individual for Intellectual Property (China)

Chambers Greater China Region

2022-2023
Hall of Fame, China

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

2022-2023
Leading individual for enforcement and litigation in China: Foreign

WTR 1000

2023
Leading individual for prosecution and strategy in China: Foreign

WTR 1000

2023
Trade mark star

MIP IP Stars

2021 - 2022
Leading Trademarks Lawyer

Who’s Who Legal

2022
Leading individual for Intellectual Property (China)

Chambers Asia-Pacific

2017-2021
Leading individual in China: Foreign

WTR 1000

2018-2022
Top 250 Women in IP

MIP IP Stars

2020-2021
Recommended individual for litigation in China

IAM Patent 1000

2019-2022
Leading individual

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

2021
Top 100 Women in Litigation

Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific

2020
China Top 15 IP Lawyers

ALB

2018