In recognition of our dedication to social responsibility, we have been awarded “Outstanding Contribution” by China Youth Development Foundation (the Project Hope), “Excellent Volunteer” by the 2008 Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee,“Community Public Legal Service Advanced Collective” by Beijing ChaoyangDistrict and an honor certificate by Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau. Director Dajin Li handled the case of Shuqin Xia for free, winning the first case against Japan.
East & Concord has been the legal counsel for Chinese Volunteer Service Foundation and China Youth Development Foundation for the past 10 years. In addition, East & Concord has partnered with Green and Shine Foundation which serves to improve education infrastructure in impoverished region.
Cindy Hu and Jason Gong, partners of the medicine and healthcare team, were invited by Chambers and Partners to contribute to the China chapter of the Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guides – Trends & Developments of Pharmaceutical Advertising 2021, which was recently published on the Chambers and Partners official website.View the details
On August 3, 2020, the Legal Work Committee of the Standing Committee of the Sichuan Provincial People’s Congress issued the relevant official letter, deciding that Partner Gao Jinlin, director of East & Concord Partners Chengdu Office, be appointed as a member of the expert group of lawyers for filing and review of normative documents of the Standing Committee of Sichuan Provincial People’s Congress by virtue of his solid professional skills, years of experience in providing legal services forView the details
On July 14, 2020, at the invitation of partners Xiaodong Hu and Charles Feng of East & Concord Partners, the Intellectual Property Specialists of British Embassy in China Conor Murray, Leo Zhuang and Emily Tan visited the Beijing Office of East & Concord Partners.View the details
In July 2020, Strategic Cooperation Agreement for Legal Services was signed by East & Concord Partners (“East & Concord”) and South-to-North Water Diversion Central Route Water Source Company (“the Company”) in Dajiangkou, Hubei province, and East & Concord will provide high-quality and comprehensive legal services in major decision-making, project acceptance, reservoir management, water supply safety management, project operation and maintenance.View the details
With the effective control of COVID-19 in China, the two sessions were held in May in Beijing, which had been postponed for about two months. Li Dajin, director of East & Concord Partners, also attended the conference as scheduled and started fulfilling his duties again.View the details
A key industry publication World Trademark Review recently published the list of “WTR1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals in 2020”. The WTR 1000 research directory, which focusView the details
On January 15, 2020, the staff and members of East & Concord Partners hosted the year-end party to review the year of 2019 and look forward to a more brilliant future.View the details
The 18th Fédération Internationale Des Conseils En Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI) took place in Vienna, capital of Austria from October 9th to 12th, 2019, and partner Charles Feng was invited to attView the details
On November 18, 2019, “INTELLIGEAST FORUM 2019 - Beyond the Law” was successfully held in Shanghai Tower, Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai, China. This forum focused on “law and internationalism”, “law and technology”, “law and business”, “law and future”, attracting more than 1,000 elite representatives from legal, business and academic circles at home and abroad. Li Dajin, director of East & Concord Partners, Wang Hong and Lu Hong, responsible persons of Shanghai office, Dorothy Xing and Wang Dong,View the details
On November 6, 2019, China Arbitration Summit 2019, jointly organized by China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and All China Lawyers Association, was successfully held in Beijing International Convention Center. More than 600 professionals, including representatives of many major arbitration institutions, judges, arbitrators, lawyers, corporate legal counsels, attended the summit. East & Concord Partners, as the golView the details
On May 29, 2019, the Exchange in China on the Trademark Law organized by IP Key China and National Intellectual Property Administration of China (CNIPA) was held in Beijing. Partner and lawyer Charles Feng from East & Concord Partners was invited to attend the conference. A number of leaders and relevant experts including Ruben Schellingerhout, IP counselor at the Trade Section to the Delegation of the European Union to China, Mrs. Dong Cheng, deputy director of the Department of International CView the details
As state-owned enterprises (SOEs) slow down their pace of merger and acquisition (M&A) activities as part of their “going global” programmes, and given the national policies in recent years and other considerations, it is not uncommon that SOEs start transferring their offshore state-owned property rights. Transfer of offshore state-owned property rights by central SOEs is particularly worthy of attention. According to the Interim Measures for the Administration of Offshore State-owned PropertyView the details