Xiaoming Liu

Xiaoming Liu

Partner, Trademark Attorney, Attorney at Law, LLM

Practice Area
Trademark, IP Litigation



Chinese , English


2019  Master of Law, Temple University, Philadephia, USA
2011  Studied EU trademark law in Germany
2005  Bachelor of Law, Beijing Technology and Business University, Beijing, China

Professional Experience

Mr. Liu passed national bar examination in 2006. He worked as a Trademark Attorney in Peksung Intellectual Property Ltd from 2005 till 2010. Since 2010, he joined Chofn IP as an Attorney-at-Law and he is also Partner in this company. His practice area is Trademark search, prosecution, enforcement and litigation, Domain name registration, dispute and litigation, Copyright registration, enforcement and litigation, Patent enforcement and litigation. He was Committee member of INTA Anti-counterfeiting committee from 2014-2017, INTA Bulletins Committee from 2018-2019 and INTA Internet Committee from 2020-2021. He is also member of All China Lawyer Association, Beijing Lawyer Association.


  1. Co-author, Wyeth's experience and lesson in two-decade trademark war in China, 2021

  2. Co-author, Risk of using "on behalf of" or "dba" in applicant's name for Chinese trademark application, 2021

  3. Co-author, Enforcement of Civil Judgments in China, Mondaq, Issue 2021

  4. Damage CNY100K Granted Despite Infringing Profit Only CNY4K, 2021

  5. CNIPA released trademark statistics of 2020, 2021

  6. Taking Precautionary Steps to Protect Copyrights in China, 2020

  7. File national or international application in China? 2020

  8. Co-author, Chinese Courts Shall Search Similar Precedents, 2020

  9. TM Acquisition Pitfall and Tips in ChinaSMD, Issue 4 2020

  10. Max fine on TM agency assisting bad faith trademark applications relating to COVID-19 battle, 2020

  11. China’s New Rules to Curb Bad Faith TM Filing, INTA Bulletin, Issue 12 2019

  12. Co-author, Guiding Opinions on Standardizing Application of Law, 2019

  13. Co-author, The Rules for Regulating Trademark Registration Applying Conducts, 2019

  14. Co-author, A global guide for practitioners, WTR Yearbook 2017/2018

  15. Co-author, Notarization in IP Infringement Cases in China, IPPro, 2017

  16. Judicial Views on Trademark Confusion in China, The Trademark Lawyer, Issue 3 2016

  17. Non-use Cancellation in China”, The Trademark Lawyer, Issue 2016

  18. Co-author, “Litigation procedures and strategies_ China,” World Trademark Review, 2016

  19. Beijing IP Court’s Stricter Formalities for Trademark Administrative Lawsuits”, IPPro The Annual, 2016

  20. Multi-Class Application in China, Available but Not Advisable, SMD, 2015

  21. 从实务角度看域名纠纷诉讼程序和UDRP域名争议解决机制的优劣

  22. 在“西瓜”上能否注册“苹果”牌商标