August Zhang

Managing Partner
August Zhang

August is Managing Partner at Lusheng Law Firm, and also the founding partner of the firm. He has wide experience of all aspects of IP litigation and enforcement in China and is frequently ranked among China's leading IP lawyers.

August is one of the most experienced IP lawyers at the firm, he provides clients with strategic IP advice and customized legal services. He helps clients to secure and enforce their valuable IP assets in China. He has extensive experience of IP litigation and enforcement, especially in the areas of trade mark, copyright, trade secret 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 leading 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. As the Managing Partner of Lusheng, he leads the collaboration with network firms and partners. Under his navigation the firm has received an award of Outstanding IP Litigation Team of China from a major IP organization.

After obtaining his first law degree from a leading law school in China, August received the Chevening Scholarship from British Embassy and studied for LLM at Essex University, England. August was a visiting scholar at London School of Economics (LSE). He publishes articles or is interviewed on major IP media.

Professional qualifications

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

  • LLM, Essex University, United Kingdom

  • PRC licensed lawyer

Accolades

  • Recommended Lawyer in Intellectual Property in China - AP Legal 500, 2017
  • Leaders in the field of IP – Chambers & Partners Asia 2011, 2012, 2013
  • IP Cross Border Advice – China - PLC Which lawyer, 2011

Personal interests

  • Skiing, hiking and running