Jolene Chen graduated from East China University of Political Science and Law with a master’s degree in intellectual property law, and obtained her LLM degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ms Chen has been admitted to the PRC Bar since 2010.
Ms Chen has substantial experience in providing legal advice in the fields of intellectual property and foreign direct investment, including drafting intellectual property infringement opinions, preparing legal documents in trademark opposition and trademark re-examination cases, advising clients of the procedures and formalities in the setup or change of foreign-invested enterprises, and participating in commercial negotiations.
Ms Chen has also represented many clients in both labour lawsuits and commercial litigation, including advising on legal strategies, attending arbitration or court hearings, drafting and submitting briefs, explaining the decisions to the client, as well as handling the subsequent applications for enforcement of such decisions at the people’s courts.
Ms Chen has also worked on academic research projects and has published several papers, including works on the classification of video-sharing sites under the red flag principle, the ‘Plane to Stereo’ copyright in China and the research on the supervision and management mechanisms employed by the pharmaceutical industry under the America Invents Act.