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Alexandra Yang

Alexandra Yang is one of China’s premier patent litigators. As a recognized consulting expert to the Chinese Supreme Court’s IP Research Center, she has extensive experience in every area of IP law, including patent, copyright, trademark and trade secrets. Ms. Yang represents many Fortune 500 companies and leading technology companies in their most important matters and cases, such as Apple v. Qualcomm, Apple v. IWNCOMM, Intel v. VSLI, Microsoft v. Neodron, Cisco v. Dunjun, Eli Lilly v. Watson, and New Balance v. Zhou. Many of Ms. Yang's cases have been groundbreaking in furthering the development of the intellectual property and competition laws in China. She has argued more than 10 cases before the Supreme Court, with four cases being recognized as “top cases” by the Supreme Court. And the Eli Lilly v. Watson case was the only invention patent case recognized as a “Guidance Case” by the Supreme Court from 2010 to 2020. Ms. Yang has been consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers, IAM Patent 1000, Managing IP, and Benchmark litigation for her IP practice in China. The most recent awards include Tier 1 Patent Litigator, IAM Patent 1000 (2020), Tier 1 trademark Litigator, WTR(2020), Patent Star, Managing IP (2020), Litigation Star, Benchmark (2020), and others. IAM recognizes Ms. Yang as one of the "the country’s most formidable patent litigators." WTRhas also recognized Ms. Yang as "the crème de la crème of Chinese IP litigators" who "is heavily involved in multiple high-profile disputes" and "the teams she develops always create and execute winning legal strategies that yield outstanding results."