Donnie Wang

Principal , Shenzhen Business Director
Donnie Wang

Donnie has extensive experience in advising clients on IP protection in China. He used to work as a prosecutor and now a PRC licensed lawyer at Lusheng Law Firm. He was leading our Lusheng Guangzhou Litigation Team. Now he is the local Compliance Officer and Shenzhen Business Director. He is also well versed in advising clients on compliance matters.

After seven years of practice as a prosecutor, Donnie Wang joint the Rouse Network in 2010, dedicating in establishing and managing an elite team in IP criminal enforcement and litigation. In 2017, he was appointed as a Principal and the Head of Guangzhou Litigation Team, covering both civil and criminal legal actions.  His recent added responsibility was to support the business development of Rouse Shenzhen Office, which was newly set up in Oct 2019.

Donnie has been advising many long-term clients on various of IP issues in China, including

  • A global-leading US IT company, managing most of its high-profile criminal litigation and some of its civil litigation with a case being awarded as model IP case by the SPP (the Supreme People’s Procuratorate of China), providing consultancy service to its online and offline enforcement strategy, overseeing the investigation in China and SEA countries.
  • A global leading US Hi-Tech company, managing most of its high-profile criminal litigation and civil litigation with a case being awarded as model IP case by the SPP.
  • A well-known Sweden entrance luxury brand, managing most of its civil and criminal litigation, setting up the client’s precedents in IP protection legal action in China, with a case being awarded as model IP cases by different levels of judicial authorities and professional institutes.
  • A global leading Canada innovative toy company, managing some of its high-profile criminal litigation, including a successful private criminal prosecution which was awarded as top IP cases by different levels of judicial authorities and professional institutes.
  • A well-known UK luxury company, managing most of its high-profile criminal litigation and some of its civil litigation, with a precedent case making breakthrough in criminal protection on large area repetition of the art works and trademarks on clothing products, awarded as best practice case by a professional institute.
  • A well-known US Sport Product Company, managing many of its high-profile criminal litigation and some of its civil litigation, with a case being awarded as model IP case by the SPC (Supreme People’s Court of China).
  • A global leading US safety science company, managing most of its high-profile criminal litigation and civil litigation, establishing the first batch of precedent cases on certification mark protection, with cases being awarded as model IP case by authorities and institutes.
  • A well-known Switzerland luxury group, managing most of its high-profile criminal litigation and some of its civil litigation.
  • A global leading France flooring product company, managing all its criminal litigation and civil litigation, providing consultancy service upon its TM portfolio and general IP protection strategy.

Donnie is also a local Compliance Officer of Rouse. As a former prosecutor who is experienced in corruption and bribery case, in addition to dealing with daily internal compliance matter, Donnie has been advising some of his clients on cases related to corruption and bribery and delivering compliance training to client’s staff.  His experience on compliance contributes additional layer of valuable scrutiny on cases which secures high compliance level in the IP protection project he managed for clients.

Professional qualifications

  • LLM, Sun Yat-sen University 

  • LLB, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies 

  • PRC licensed lawyer