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Chen, David

Name: Chen, David

Firm: Ropes & Gray

Location: Shanghai, China





David Chen joined Ropes & Gray in 2011 having worked previously for Hogan Lovells for three years. He specialises in IP-related transactions, licensing, IP-risk assessment and in areas of trademark, copyright, patent, trade secrets, and unfair competition. His practice focuses on contentious and non-contentious IP matters in China, including litigation matters, patent infringement analyses, patent landscape and freedom to operate, and technology transfer and licensing. The clients he represents are from a wide range of industries including energy, chemical, manufacturing, technology, software, telecommunications, and consumer products. David has a J.D. and M.A. in International Relations from Boston University, USA and an LL.M. in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University, China. David has a B.A. in Business Economics and Sociology, and previously worked as a financial analyst for 3 years. David is fluent in English and Mandarin.