Edward Zeng

senior partner




Practice Areas of Depth and Experience:

Intellectual Property: Our intellectual property services cover matters as diverse as trademark, unfair competition, domain name, copyright, patent and trade secrets. We are especially skilled in representing clients and resolving disputes in relation to major and complicated intellectual property issues, conducting intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement investigation, developing anti-IPR infringement programs, and providing clients with civil, criminal and administrative solutions and integrating them into comprehensive IPR protection schemes.

Customs and Trade Compliance: Our practice in this area focuses on customs IPR protection, customs valuation issues (especially in connection with transfer pricing of MNEs and royalty & licensing arrangement), risk evaluation and audit of clients’ customs and trade compliance, representing them in valuation consultation with China customs, and assisting them in customs audits & enquiries and customs administrative investigations. Our strengths also include representing clients in customs administrative reconsideration and litigation proceedings and smuggling-related criminal defense etc.


Professional Experience:

I personally have been engaged in foreign-related legal services for more than ten years. Prior to joining Shanghai Hansheng Law Offices, I practiced in Beijing Dacheng (Shanghai) Law Firm. So far I have led my team to represent clients or participate in hundreds of intellectual property lawsuits and customs issues projects. We have served many dozens of well-known multinational corporations and domestic companies, including NIKE,CONVERSE,BOSCH,SCHNEIDER,VALEO,SC JOHNSON,MANN,HELLA,OSRAM,REXROTH,DOWCORNING,ENERGIZER,PILSA,COMMSCOPE,PUMA,WEICHAI,SHUNFENG. Our extensive and in-depth experience has lent strong support to our clients in their brand strategy, trade compliance and business development. In particular, we successfully represented our clients even before the Supreme Court in a number of complicated intellectual property cases, helping them recover substantial economic losses. Moreover, several cases handled by my team have been elected successively by some High Courts to their Top 10 Classic IPR Protection Cases, setting the industry standard.



XiaMen University, Master Degree in Civil and Commercial Law