DaHui strengthens IP, Private Equity and M&A teams by adding partners in Beijing
DaHui Lawyers welcomes new partners Xiang Li, a patent specialist, and Zhao Pei, an expert in private equity and M&A, in its Beijing office.
Over the years, Li has accumulated extensive experience in patent litigation, also being selected as a member of the Patent Law Committee of the Beijing Lawyers Association. Prior to joining DaHui, Li worked as a partner at a PRC law firm and worked at a top PRC law firm for years, specializing in patent infringement litigation, patent invalidation, administrative litigation and IP related licensing, transactions and consulting services, and represented leading enterprises in many complex cases involving Standard-Essential Patent (“SEP”) and non-SEP issues. Prior to such experience, Li worked at the State Intellectual Property Office of China (“SIPO”, now China National Intellectual Property Administration, “CNIPA”) and Patent Reexamination Board (“PRB”) for nearly 8 years. Li was also a Patent Officer of a Fortune 500 company.
Zhao practiced at Shearman & Sterling’s Asia Investment Funds and M&A groups in their Beijing and Hong Kong office before joining DaHui. She focuses on investment funds, M&A, private equity and venture capital financings and general corporate matters, representing a wide range of fund sponsors in China and throughout Asia for fund formation and regularly advises clients on structuring, restructuring and operation of various types of private equity funds, venture capital funds, co-investment funds and project funds. After joining DaHui, Zhao will continue practicing in her areas of expertise.
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