Leon C.G. Liu is a partner of MWE China Law Offices based in Shanghai.
Leon focuses his practice on the areas of dispute resolution and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining the Firm and achieving his second law degree in the U.K., Leon was a prosecutor in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province.
Leon has extensive experience working closely with foreign investment companies, multinational companies and overseas lawyers in litigation and international arbitration, particularly with legal matters in relation to intellectual property rights.
Leon also advises clients on cross-border licensing structures, intellectual property litigation and intellectual property compliance issues under the laws and regulations of China. Leon is experienced with protecting clients’ intellectual property rights including trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets by litigious, arbitral and administrative means.
In the area of regulatory compliance, Leon has provided legal services to clients on internal and external crisis management, white-collar crime, FCPA issues, and antitrust compliance.
As a seasoned practitioner of the laws and regulations of China, Leon is able to leverage his strong understanding of both Eastern and Western cultures to assist many clients through the legal maze of China.
- Successfully advised two Fortune 500 companies on nationwide public crisis matters in China relating to import and export issues
- Successfully advised one of the world’s largest general commercial companies on a nationwide public crisis matter in China relating to tax issues and post-merger corporate issues
- Successfully advised one of the world’s largest sportswear companies in the world on a global public crisis matter relating to product liability issues
- Conducted FCPA due diligence service for three Fortune 500 companies
- Successfully advised four multinationals on white-collar crime matters in China
- Served two direct-sale companies from the US for more than four years on various regulatory compliance matters in their direct-selling business in China
- Successfully represented a Fortune 500 company in a domain name infringement lawsuit in China
- Successfully represented a leading US business school in a nationwide copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit in China
- Successfully advised one of the world’s largest electronic devices manufacturers on license fee collection matters in China
- Successfully represented one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers in a complex IP infringement lawsuit against a Chinese automobile components manufacturer
- Represented a US biochemistry company in a series of patent lawsuits in China against multiple Chinese companies