December 20, 2018, Asia Legal Business (ALB) released 2018 CHINA TOP 15 IP LAWYERS. After ranking into this list of 2015, Yuanchao Ma, the partner of Zhong Lun Law Firm becomes one of these 15 accomplished practitioners once again via his excellent professional competence, wide reputation from clients and outstanding innovation ability, which indicates highly recognition by legal market to Mr. Ma and his prominent position as long-term leader in IP field.
With nearly 20-year experiences, Yuanchao Ma dedicates to provide IP and legal services for global and local companies including IP management, compliance, licensing transaction and dispute resolution. He is especially good at handling difficult and complicated cases without any precedents and references and wins in many well-known or China’s first cases. Many of the high-profile typical cases received highly recognition from the public and the media, such as the China’s first case of unfair competition caused by the “brush amount” of the video website (iQIYI v. a technology company), the China’s first unfair competition case about the hotlinking of the video aggregator which was selected in the Fifty Typical IP Cases in Chinese Court by the Supreme People’s Court of PRC in 2016, the China’s first case about private movie theater infringement, and "金骏眉"（Jin Jun Mei）trademark administrative dispute case which was selected in the Top Ten Typical IP Cases of the Supreme People’s Court of PRC (2013).
Mr. Ma has a great grasp of clients’ pin points and needs about IP protection from the overall evolution and development of related industry mode and business competition and finds the best strategy for his clients via designing and pretesting various approach, while he is also fruitful in academic summary and research from his abundant practical experiences.