Joshua regularly advises on a wide range of intellectual property matters in China, with particular focus on trademark prosecution and enforcement. In the course of his recent work, Joshua has assisted in achieving success for global brand owners in prevailing against trademark pirates in cases litigated before Chinese courts, including the Supreme People’s Court.
Joshua also has extensive experience in advising on IP agreements, including technology and trademark licensing agreements, and in providing IP support in the drafting and negotiating of manufacturing and distribution agreements, joint venture contracts and asset purchase agreements.
Joshua also frequently advises on copyright and domain name disputes, Chinese-language branding, and compliance with PRC regulatory requirements in the areas of personal data protection, e-commerce, advertising, and product labelling.
Throughout his career, Joshua has represented multinationals and SMEs across a broad spectrum of industries, including food & beverage, luxury goods, fashion, skincare / cosmetics, entertainment, consumer electronics, and telecommunications.
Before joining SIPS in 2013, Joshua was an associate with international law firms, based in Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Joshua received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was an Executive Editor of the Journal of International Law and Politics and a research assistant to Professor Jerome A. Cohen.
Joshua graduated magna cum laude from Hunter College with a B.A. in History.
Joshua is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.