HAO Chang's main practice areas include intellectual property law, competition law, data protection law and IT law. She led a number of cases for the protection and enforcement of IP rights, as well as cases against unfair competition; assisted numerous clients in handling trademark prosecution related matters, including application for trademark registration, requests for reviews of trademark refusal, and proceedings concerning trademark opposition, cancellation and invalidation; participated in a number of M&A projects, conducting due diligence for IP rights and developing contractual clauses accordingly; helped client with non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property and technology licensing agreements and associated administrative registration procedures; provided legal advice on cybersecurity and data protection, helped clients deploy data protection and privacy policies; participated in several FDI projects with respect to running and operating e-commerce platforms and telecommunication businesses in China, and provided legal advices in this regards.
HAO Chang holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, as well as a J.M. degree from East China University of Political Science and Law in 2014. She passed the National Judicial Examination in 2012 and is qualified to practice law in China. She passed the Patent Agent Qualification Examination in 2013. She had three-years-experience of patent prosecution prior to joining Luther in 2017. She joined Luther in 2017, and focuses on intellectual property and related legal affairs in the field of TMT.