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BAI, Tao Partner

Professional Experience

Ms. Tao BAI is a partner currently practicing in the Beijing Office and Tianjin Office.

Prior to joining JunHe, Ms. Bai practiced with C&C Law Offices in Beijing from 1989 to 1992. Between 1992 and 2002, she was one of the founding partners of the Commerce & Finance Law Offices. Ms. Bai joined JunHe in 2002 as a partner.

Ms. Bai has provided comprehensive legal services to many international clients from U.S.A., Japan and Europe, including multinational corporations and international organizations, as well as large enterprises and trade organizations of China, in the fields of IP protection, anti-dumping, M&A, project financing, IPOs, and litigation, arbitration and administrative actions. Ms. Bai’s legal serves clients in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, communications, finance, entertainment and real estate.

In the course of her practice, Ms. Bai has devoted herself to business development and in-depth research in the field of IP protection and has accumulated a wealth of experience in the trademark, patent and unfair competition areas. Ms. Bai has successfully built up IP legal protection systems for many clients and helped clients solved IP-related disputes. Ms. Bai has also been invited to give lectures at many seminars in and outside China about the IP protection system and practice in China.

Ms. Bai has been appointed with important positions in the Beijing Intellectual Property Protection Association and the IP Committee of the Asia-Pacific Lawyer Association. Ms. Bai has been awarded Lawyer of The Year by the Asia-Pacific Law for many consecutive years ever since 1998 and recently in 2016 was granted the Outstanding and Lifetime Achievement for Asia Women in Business Law by Euromoney Legal Media Group.


J.D., Cornell Law School, 1988

LL.B. in International Law, Peking University Law School, 1985

Professional Associations

Member of the All-China Bar Association

Standing Director of Beijing Intellectual Property Protection Association

Member of the Chinese Society of International Law and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association.

Vice President of Beijing Bar Association

Arbitrator of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and Hainan Arbitration Commission

Language Skills

Mandarin, 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.
As the first carbon neutrality fund sponsored by a law firm in China, the BAF Carbon Neutrality Special Fund was jointly established by JunHe and the Beijing Afforestation Foundation (BAF) to promote carbon neutral initiatives, and encourage social collaboration based on the public fundraising platform to mobilize engagement in public welfare campaigns.