Issue 10 2023

10 | Acquisition International, Issue 10 2023 Jeffrey Liu: Leading Intellectual Property Protection Lawyer- China Based in Beijing, Corner Stone & Partners is a boutique law firm that specialises in matters related to intellectual property, offering a range of high-quality services. Behind the firm is a team of exceptional Partners, including Senior Partners like Jeffrey Liu. For his work, Jeffrey has been awarded the title of Leading Intellectual Property Protection Lawyer of the Year, China, in the Leading Adviser Awards 2023. Contact: Will Chen Company: Corner Stone & Partners Web Address: Serving a client base that primarily consists of well-known domestic, international, and multinational enterprises, law firms, and property agencies, Corner Stone & Partners provides services related to prosecution and enforcement of trademarks, patents, and copyrights. The firm also offers assistance with domain name registration and enforcement, customs related matters, and unfair competition claims. Since its establishment in 2010, its clients have included companies like Nestle, L’Oréal, Nespresso, Bosch, Estée Lauder, and more. The excellent team at Corner Stone & Partners consists of experienced professionals who are dedicated to delivering an unparalleled standard of service. They work hard to provide clients with high-quality solutions that effectively address their intellectual property needs. Over the years, Corner Stone & Partners has received a number of awards in recognition of its outstanding services. For example, in the 2018 to 2019 period, the firm was named Elite Law Firm For Trademark Administrative Litigation in China. Later, for its work in 2020 to 2021, it placed in the Top 10 Firms on IP Litigation. Moreover, between 2022 and 2023, it was recognised in the Top 10 Cases list by QBPC (Quality Brands Protection Committee of China Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment). Additionally, in 2023, Corner Stone & Partners went on to place in China’s Top 10 Trademark Firms and win a China Business Law Award. Lastly, it has been recognised in the Top 10 Law Firms in Fighting against Infringement and Counterfeits in China. Furthermore, Corner Stone & Partners is a proud member of INTA (International Trademark Association), ECTA (European Community Trademark Association), MARQUES (Association of European Trade Mark Owners), AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), CTA (China Trademark Association), ACLA (All China Lawyers Association), and BLA (Beijing Lawyers Association). The success of Corner Stone & Partners is driven by its team of legal experts, consisting of Senior Partners, Partners, and Attorneys. One of the firm’s Senior Partners is Jeffrey Liu, an established trademark attorney who has two master’s degrees, one in law from Renmin University of China and one in management from Massey University. For over 20 years, Jeffrey has worked in the field of Intellectual Property, gaining extensive experience across trademark prosecution, investigations involving infringement and counterfeiting, as well as administrative and criminal enforcement. With extensive domestic and international business and legal experience, Jeffrey is the international ambassador of Corner Stone & Partners as well as its key strategist for complex international cases. Through this, along with his focus on exceptional client care, he lays the groundwork for the firm’s global footprint. As a result of his continued excellence, Jeffrey Liu has been awarded Leading Intellectual Property Protection Lawyer of the Year, China, in the Leading Adviser Awards 2023. We are delighted to congratulate him on this exceptional achievement and wish him the best of luck in the years to come. Aug23451