MA, Michelle

Managing Partner | Patent Attorney | Attorney at Law


Mechanical Engineering , Vehicle Engineering , Precision Instruments

TEL: 86-10-6268 1616

FAX: 86-10-6268 1818



As one of the first group patent attorneys qualified inChina, Ms. Ma started her professional career with the Patent and Trademark Agency of CCPIT in 1983, and participated various preparation works with respect of patent agency operation inChinabefore the promulgation of the first Patent Law of China which was entered into force on April 1, 1985. Ms. Ma worked in mechanical patent division and patent administration division respectively in Patent and Trademark Agency of CCPIT and accumulated rich experiences in handling patent application related matters.


In 1993, Ms. Ma joined Liu, Shen & Associates and became a partner in 1995. As an attorney, Ms. Ma’s expertise and experiences are patent filing, prosecution and invalidation proceedings in the field of mechanical engineering and design patents, as well as providing legal opinions on patent operation related matters. Ms. Ma was invited to join the research project “Third Amendment of the Patent Law” with respect of design patent. As one of the managing partners, Ms. Ma heads the firm’s Patent Docketing Department, and is responsible for coordinating the firm’s patent operations and clients relations.


In 2011, Ms. Ma received “Asia Women in Business Law Awards” and is the only recipient of “Best in Patent and Trademark Prosecution” for her achievements in patent and trademark practice as well as her role in shaping Liu, Shen & Associates into one of theAsia’s leading IP firms.


Ms. Ma graduated from the Beijing University of Science and Technology (B.S. 1983), majoring in mechanical engineering. She received professional training at an intellectual property law firm inGermanyfrom 1986 to 1987. 


-      MIP «Coping with Article33 inProsecution»

-      Patent Attorney’s Service and Working Process, 2013 «专利代理事务及流程» - Practicing Training Tutorial Series for Patent Attorney《专利代理人执业培训系列教程》




All-China Lawyers Association (ACLA)

All-China Patent Attorneys Association (ACPAA)

Association Internationale pourla Protectiondela Propriété Intellectuelle(AIPPI)

International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)

Licensing Executives Society (LES)