Grace has built a strong reputation for supporting clients wishing to enter the Chinese market
Grace has worked in Beijing since 1999 and is the resident partner of the Beijing office. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial work with particular emphasis on transactions with an industry sector focus, representing clients in the technology, communications, publishing, digital media, advertising, pharmaceutical, medical devices, clean-tech and health care industries.
Over the years, Grace has helped many newcomers to China with the legal aspects of their plans for entry into the Chinese market, and has also advised multinational companies with existing or contemplated China operations on their corporate transactions and regulatory issues in specialised areas such as data protection, e-commerce and the internet, encryption and standards, employment and intellectual property. By combining industry sector knowledge and strong legal skills with a practical approach to doing business, Grace has successfully helped many technology-intensive companies in navigating through China’s ever-changing legal landscape, leveraging off of her in-depth knowledge of China’s legal environment and extensive experience in handling issues relevant to high-tech companies in China. Grace has also published a number of articles and spoken extensively on topics relating to China’s technology transfer regime and intellectual property protection in China.
Grace holds a BSc degree from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan, a JD degree from University of California at Berkeley and MSc degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is a member of the State Bar of California (USA) and is registered to practice as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.