April Guan

April Guan

Trademark Associate China Lawyers - Bird & Bird


April's sense of "the big picture" enables her to provide customised and comprehensive intellectual property advice to clients in a variety of industries.

April is a trademark associate based in our Beijing office.

April strives to provide international and domestic companies in the clothing, automotive, media, food & beverage, sanitary ware and IT industries with customised and comprehensive advice. She has a wealth of experience and success in assisting the client with intellectual property protection and prosecution in China, including management and transfer of intellectual property rights, development of trade mark protection and prosecution strategy, trade mark searches, monitoring, renewal, licensing and copyright prosecution. She manages to find effective solutions when the client meets with difficult and complex intellectual property issues, in order to best support their commercial affairs.

Before joining us, April worked at a leading domestic firm as a trademark associate. There, she gained more than 5 years' work experience and became familiar with the local practice of China Trademark Law as well as other relevant Chinese regulations and the corresponding rapid developments. She also participated in administrative lawsuits regarding intellectual property, from which she gained experience of communicating with the Judges at the Court, and developed a better understanding of the implementation of the laws in intellectual property prosecution matters in China. 

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