Lily Changxin Lei

Partner | Trademark Attorney | Attorney at Law


TEL: 86-10-6268 1616

FAX: 86-10-6268 1818



Lily joined the firm in 1993.


Her expertise includes advising corporate clients on trademark filing strategy, trademark portfolio management and custom protection; providing full-range service on trademark prosecution, including availability search and analysis, filing, licensing, assignment, opposition, and invalidation; representing clients before courts in administration litigation on authorization and determination of trademark rights.


Through the years, she handles numerous trademark cases and has accumulated great experiences. She is one of The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals by World Trademark Review for several consecutive years, for being “a recognized expert in the field”.


She was made a partner in 2002 and heads the firm’s trademark practice.


Education and training:

Sitting as a trainee in Clifford Chance (London and Hong Kong) and the Chamber of Christopher Morcom QC

Certificate of Incompletion of Post-graduate; Beijing Foreign Studies University (UN Subjects)

B.A., University of International Relations (English Literature and International Relations)


Typical Litigation cases she represents:

LEGO 3-D trademark registration

NXP trademark registration

FLSmidth Trademark registration


Typical Counseling cases:

Advising US and European companies on trademark protection strategy in China

Advising Japanese companies on drafting goods description to obtain better custom protection

Advising domestic companies on trademark protection strategy in China and abroad, through national, Madrid and EU registration, to obtain greatest protection at the least costs



Making presentations on trademark law/practice and protection in China, in various occasions including INTA forum and Seminars sponsored/organized by corporate clients and firm clients




All-China Lawyers Association (ACLA)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)