Xiao Hui Eng Solicitor
Xiao Hui is based in our London office and is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team. She also sits within the firm-wide IP Group and has a particular interest in developing the firm's work for Asian clients, and UK clients based in Asia.
During her training she gained experience in general commercial litigation and general corporate work. She was also seconded to the Nursing and Midwifery Council where she gained advocacy experience in the area of professional regulatory litigation.
Xiao Hui's legal experience also includes public international law, human rights law and public law issues. She was a Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law where she authored legal resource books for schools across the UK, and taught public international law for the Open University's LLM course.
Xiao Hui previously worked at the Bar Council managing various international projects, in particular, to strengthen business relations between the English Bar, Chinese and Korean lawyers.
Prior to this, Xiao Hui worked in political affairs within the UN system.
Commercial litigation; IP disputes
Xiao Hui’s Blog
In a further signal to foreign businesses operating in China that the Chinese courts are willing to take a tough stance on IP infringement, Lego has won another IP claim in China.
Many of you will have seen Aldi's new Christmas advert featuring Kevin the Carrot driving a bright orange truck through a snowy forest, past the homes of excited children waiting for Christmas. Xiao Hui Eng discusses the possible IP issues involved.
China's 2008 National IP Strategy has sought to improve Chinese IP protection and enforcement, as well as to dispel the perception that IP infringement in China tends to go unsanctioned.
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