August Zhang
Lusheng Law Firm, Member of the Rouse Network

August is Managing Partner at Lusheng Law Firm, a member of the Rouse Network. He has wide experience of all aspects of IP litigation and enforcement in China and has acted in leading cases.

August has been qualified as a PRC lawyer for over 25 years. He has extensive experience of IP litigation and enforcement, especially in the areas of trade mark, trade secret, copyright and unfair competition, and is frequently ranked among China's leading IP lawyers. He advises multinational and domestic clients on IP litigation and lobbying strategy in China, handles and guides major litigation cases and enforcement programs, many of them are cutting edge and have achieved milestone success. His cases are often recognised by Chinese courts or the State Intellectual Property Office as top IP cases in China. August is the founding partner of Lusheng and under his navigation the firm has received an award of Outstanding IP Litigation Team of China from a major IP organization.

Professional qualifications

  • LLB, Southwest University for Political Science & Law, China

  • LLM, Essex University, United Kingdom

  • PRC licensed lawyer


  • Chambers Global, 2013: Listed as a 'Leader in their field'

Personal interests

  • Skiing, hiking and running