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SUN, Tao Partner

Professional Experience

Mr. Tao Sun is a partner at JunHe, joining the firm in 2003 and he practices in the Beijing office.


Prior to joining JunHe, Mr. Sun worked at the Trademark Review and Adjudication Board (TRAB) of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce as a trademark appeal examiner. During his four and half years with the TRAB he examined hundreds of trademark appeal cases.


After joining JunHe in 2003, Mr. Sun has focused on intellectual property, competition, and dispute resolution law. He has successfully represented many multinational and domestic companies in trademark, copyright, domain name, unfair competition and other IP issues, and his services cover both contentious and non-contentious matters. He also represents many clients in their daily legal needs. Mr. Sun advises on a broad range of other matters, including advising clients on foreign investment and merger and acquisition issues, especially when IP plays an important role in the transaction.


Many of the intellectual property cases handled by Mr. Sun Tao have attracted prestigious titles, including (one of) “The Most Influential Foreign-Related IP Cases of Beijing”, “A Sample Trademark Infringement Case of SAIC” and “A Guiding Case of the Supreme Court”. With exceptional professional qualifications and a top legal mind, Mr. Sun has been selected and recommended in multiple globally influential media publications over the years. This includes being one of the ALB client’s choice top 20 lawyers in China, a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and a leading trademark professional in Prosecution & Strategy(China)- Gold Tier in the WTR-World Trademark Review. Mr. Sun was also named as one of China’s Top 50 IP lawyers in Zhichanli, a renowned Chinese media publication in the IP industry.

Education

LL.M., Law Department, London School of Economic and Science, 2009


LL.B., and LL.M., Law School, Renmin University of China, 1998

Professional Associations

Member of the All-China Bar Association.

Language Skills

Fluent in Mandarin and English

JunHe is the only Chinese law firm to be admitted as a member of Lex Mundi and Multilaw, two international networks of independent law firms. JunHe and selected top law firms in major European and Asian jurisdictions are “best friends.” Through these connections, we provide high quality legal services to clients doing business throughout the world.