On April 23, 2019, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China passed a bill amending China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law (“AUCL”). Changes made by the amendment bill took effect on the same day. Further to the last amendment to the AUCL in 2017, the newly introduced burden-of-proof shifting and punitive damages rules will
Ruixue Ran specializes in U.S. Section 337 investigations (“ITC practice”) and intellectual property litigation (“IP litigation”). Her practice has involved cases spanning a wide range of claims, including patent, trade secrets, trademark, and other types of unfair competition.
A pioneer ITC practitioner in China, she is among a few lawyers having handled the most Section 337 cases on behalf of Chinese companies over the years and has substantial experience in representing Chinese companies in high-stakes IP litigations before the ITC and U.S. courts. She further serves as coordinating counsel for Chinese companies’ complex IP litigations in multi-jurisdictions, including but not limited to U.S., EU, and China.
In addition, she helps multinational clients navigate through cross-border IP litigations involving China and coordinates with legal proceedings outside of China and with overall global IP strategy. With integrated litigation experience in China and U.S., she has succeeded in resolving international companies’ high profile disputes in China.
Asian Legal Business named her one of the “Top 15 Female Lawyers in China” in 2015 and one of the “Top 15 IP Lawyers in China” in 2016.