Amanda Yang
Principal, Head of TMG Practice

Amanda Yang is a Principal and the Head of TMG Practice based in Beijing.

Amanda has been working in IP fields since 2004. She has expertise in the acquisition of well-known trade mark recognition, advising on the registrability of non-traditional trade marks (sound marks, color-combination marks, certification marks, and geographic indications), trade mark transactions, licensing, as well as integrating IPR protection strategies with portfolio management.

Her client base spans multi-national companies in industries such as pharmaceuticals, technology and machinery, food and beverage, real estate, education and fashion.  She also provides strategies for Chinese clients on global IP management.

Amanda gives presentations on IP rights at events organized by various Trade Commissions and business associations, including the EU Chamber of Commerce in China.  She writes for a number of legal publications, such as Managing Intellectual Property, China Law and Practice, China Intellectual Property.

Professional Qualifications

  • Oriel College, University of Oxford, Legal Study 2003

  • BA, China University of Political Science and Law, 2004

  • PRC licensed lawyer

  • Juris Master, Law School, Peking University, 2018

  •  Expert at Beijing Municipal IP office
  •  Guiding Expert at the National Overseas IP Dispute Response and Guidance Center under the National IP Administration of China

Professional memberships

  • China Lawyers Association, Member, 2015
  • INTA- Non Traditional Trade Mark Committee – 2017-2019
  • INTA- Trademark Office Practices Committee, Chairman of China Subcommittee, 2020-2021