15.04.14 02:12 Age: 5 yrs
Invitation from Who's Who Legal: Trademarks 2014
Lehman, Lee & Xu China lawyers is proud to announce the recognition of Managing Director Edward Lehman, as a pre-eminent Trademark Litigator by Whos Who Legal. Mr. Lehman has been invited to be included in the Whos Who Legal: Trademarks 2014 publication. Whos Who Legal: Trademarks seeks to identify and recognize private practice lawyers with proven experience in representing and advising companies from a broad range of industries.
Mr. Lehman has over 27 years experience On the ground in China, protecting the Intellectual Property of diverse clients from around the world. He was the first foreign lawyer to work in China with a local Chinese law firm and is the longest serving Managing Director of any law firm (Chinese or Foreign) in the People's Republic of China (22+ years consecutively).
The selection process for this invitation focused specifically on Trademark litigation, not simply trademark applications. Lehman, Lee & Xu believes this invitation is an important acknowledgement of Mr. Lehmans significant accomplishments in bringing two separate trademark litigations before the China Supreme Court over the past year. These cases were both cases of first instance before the court examining whether a mark should be canceled if found to be registered in bad faith.
Mr. Lehman is an expert in China Trademark and intellectual property protection, and often works and advises on a range of proceedings including civil litigation and Trademark Office hearings. Mr. Kenan Jiang, a Lehman, Lee & Xu attorney and former Peoples Court Judge points out that Mr. Lehman has been invited to the legal program on CCTV several times to talk about intellectual property law and other Chinese laws. He, Provides exceptional guidance to Chinese local lawyers in many ways with his broad knowledge and experience.
The invitation process began with nominations from Mr. Lehmans peers working in international Trademarks. Those names which were most often mentioned were researched by Whos Who Legal: Trademarks to identify those with real professional experience and accomplishments. Mr. Lehman is pleased and humbled to be nominated by his professional peers, and grateful to Whos Who Legal for their thoughtful research.