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Shanghai office
15F, Phase II, Shanghai IFC
8 Century Avenue
China and Hong Kong

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  David Shen



David is head of the IP practice in China. Native Chinese and an experienced U.S. patent lawyer, David has extensive experience in representing multinational companies in the licensing and enforcement of IP rights in China and around the globe. David’s IP experience includes significant patent and branding experience with a particular focus on the life sciences sector. Having a strong technical background, a deep understanding of the Chinese legal system, and a global view on IP protection, David offers unparalleled legal support to global companies doing business in China.

"David provides technically savvy counsel of the utmost value, enforcing life sciences rights globally and negotiating complex licensing agreements." IAM 1000, 2018

Professional qualifications

Admitted to the Bar, State of Pennsylvania, USA 2006

Admitted to the Bar, State of New Jersey, USA 2006

Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office 2006

Academic qualifications

Ph.D. Chemistry, Cornell University

J.D. Temple University

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