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Jason Ma

Partner

Guangzhou

Tel : +862028858662 Email : jasonma@qinlilegal.com
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Jason Ma has over 25 years of legal experience. He is qualified to practise law in mainland China, New York, California and the District of Columbia. He is also a registered patent attorney in China.

Jason holds a medical degree and has practised as a medical doctor for four years prior to starting his legal career. In addition to his medical degree, he holds law degrees from Sun Yat-sen University Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University and UC-Berkeley Law School. Previously, he worked with several premier law firms in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. 

Jason specializes in intellectual property law, life science practice and dispute resolution. He has provided quality legal service to multinational companies and Chinese enterprises.

Jason has a broad intellectual property practice and advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law in China covering prosecution, licensing, enforcement of intellectual property rights and technology transfer.

Jason has in-depth knowledge of Chinese and U.S. law relating to food, medical device and pharmaceuticals, as well as the global biotechnology and drug manufacturing industry. He advises clients on pharmaceuticals, biological products, medical devices, cosmetics, and other products regulated by the food and drug regulating authorities; examples include R&D, clinical trials, data protection, M&A projects, product liability, product recall, product testing and reporting obligations of adverse drug reaction, licensing, compliance-training, compliance risk assessment, inspections by regulators, internal audits and investigations, marketing and promotion, anti-corruption, communication with and responding to the regulatory and enforcement authorities, administrative proceedings and litigation. 

Jason also advises clients on compliance of anti-corruption laws, data protection and compliance, export controls and economic sanctions.

Intellectual Property

  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services regarding intellectual property protection strategies for clients. 
  • Represented Chinese companies to successfully respond to the U.S. 337 investigation and the U.S. intellectual property litigation. 
  • Advised clients regarding intellectual property due diligence and other consulting service in M&A projects in China and the U.S.
  • Advised clients on Chinese patent applications.
  • Represented Chinese and multinational companies in patent invalidation actions.
  • Advised clients regarding patent infringement risks and patent validity.
  • Advised clients regarding anti-infringement investigation and administrative enforcement of trademark infringement.
  • Provided legal advice to clients regarding criminal remedies for trademark infringement.
  • Assisted clients in trademark applications filed in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the U.S..
  • Assisted a multinational company in trademark transfer in more than 100 countries and regions.
  • Assisted clients in copyright registrations in China.
  • Advised clients on copyright protection of computer software in China.
  • Represented clients in .cn domain name administrative proceedings.
  • Assisted multinational companies to resolve the .com ownership dispute through the domain name dispute resolution procedure of the World Intellectual Property Organization.
  • Successfully represented a Fortune 500 company in a litigation against a domain name squatter.
  • Advised clients on the recordation of intellectual property rights with the Chinese customs authority and the customs protection of intellectual property rights in China.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to international trade associations regarding the making and amendment of intellectual property, anti-unfair-competition and anti-monopoly laws and regulations, and popular issues in these areas.

Life Science

  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to biotech companies regarding financing contracts.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to biotech companies regarding collaborative R&D contracts.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to start-up biotech companies regarding technology transfer and commercialization of new products and intellectual property licensing.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding promotion and marketing of drugs in China.
  • Drafted contracts and other legal documents, and provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding clinical trials of drugs in China.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding the storage and transportation of drugs in China.
  • Advised the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America on the contents and characteristics of the PRC Drug Administration Law.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to multinational consumer product companies regarding their strategies of manufacturing and selling OTC drugs in the Chinese market.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding the Chinese imported drugs registration, market permit applications and trademark registrations.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to cosmetics companies regarding product labelling, and registration and use of trademarks in China.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America regarding China’s patent compulsory licensing regulations.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to healthcare product companies regarding China’s laws and regulations of healthcare products.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies and healthcare product companies regarding China’s laws and regulations of online sale of drugs, medical devices and other healthcare products.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to multinational companies regarding their acquisition of Chinese food manufacturing companies.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding their acquisition of Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturing companies.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to biopharmaceutical companies regarding China’s supervision of biological products.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to clients regarding recall of drugs, medical devices and food products in China.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding their drugs promotion to doctors.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to pharmaceutical companies regarding product registration and intellectual property due diligence.
  • Provided due diligence services to Chinese companies regarding their purchases of intellectual property rights of medical device companies in the U.S.
  • Provided legal analysis and consulting services to Chinese private enterprises about obtaining intellectual property licenses from U.S. research institutions.
Jason Ma