Zhen (Katie) Feng (Shanghai IP Agency)

Zhen (Katie) Feng (Shanghai IP Agency)

Office Managing Partner

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +86 21 6122 3826

Fax +86 21 6122 3899

LanguagesEnglish, Mandarin, Taiwanese

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

A client praises for her "practical point of view, and good understanding of business needs and the Chinese environment," going on to add: "I rate her very highly."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021

Zhen Feng (also known as Katie Feng) has been in private practice for more than 20 years. She started as a general litigator and now focuses on IP litigation and brand protection. She is admitted in both the PRC (1998) and New York, USA (2003). Katie is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese.

Katie is a partner and director of Hogan Lovells (Shanghai) Intellectual Property Agency Service Co., Ltd., an IP service affiliate established under Hogan Lovells International LLP. Practising in a market that has seen a huge upswing in patent filing, trademark filing and IP ligation in the past decade, Katie has opportunities to handle numerous cases involving complex and cutting-edge IP issues.

In this process, she became widely recognized in the IP area and has built a track record of success. Katie is also a strategic advisor. She advises numerous clients from diverse backgrounds on formulation and implementation of IP enforcement strategies in China through a combination of administrative, civil, and criminal actions. She also provides proactive advice and analysis on how to secure and obtain IP rights from the start-up of a business, and how to monetize IP rights when the business grows.

Katie is a former member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Board of Directors and a former chief editor of INTA's China Bulletin publication.

Awards and recognitions


Leading individual for Intellectual Property (China)
Chambers Greater China Region


Hall of Fame, China
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific


Leading individual for enforcement and litigation in China: Foreign
WTR 1000


Leading individual for prosecution and strategy in China: Foreign
WTR 1000

2021 - 2022

Trade mark star
MIP IP Stars


Leading Trademarks Lawyer
Who’s Who Legal


Leading individual for Intellectual Property (China)
Chambers Asia-Pacific


Leading individual in China: Foreign
WTR 1000


Top 250 Women in IP
MIP IP Stars


Recommended individual for litigation in China
IAM Patent 1000


Leading individual
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific


Top 100 Women in Litigation
Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific


China Top 15 IP Lawyers

Education and admissions


LL.M., Wake Forest University

LL.B., Xiamen University


New York Bar Association

International Trademark Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

People's Republic of China

Representative experience

Advising a leading American manufacturer of turbochargers and turbo technologies on their patent assertions against multiple Chinese turbocharger infringers before the Shanghai IP court. 

Advising a leading developer of broadband terminal technologies on how to act against patents filed in China that have copied the client’s technology regarding satellite and antenna. 

Advising one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms and its China subsidiary on defending the patent infringement allegations before Anhui Hefei Intermediate People’s Court. 

Representing a multinational electronics manufacturer on litigation campaigns in China targeting wholesale markets offering counterfeit products. 

Representing the world’s largest toy company on action strategies in China against copycat products, representing it in a series of high-profile copyright, trademark and unfair competition lawsuits.

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