Jolene Chen

Senior Associate
  • Shanghai Lee, Tsai& Partners Attorneys-at-Law (April 2016 - )
  • Rouse Consultancy (Shanghai) Limited (January 2014 – October 2015)
  • Assisted a foreign private equity group in its investment of a Chinese company, including conducting due diligence and providing advice on investment and general corporate law issues.
  • Advised a well-known company on various legal issues with respect to due diligence in its investments.
  • Responsible for handling litigation of disputes over trade secrets infringement and patent rights ownership.
  • Responsible for handling litigation of real estate division cases.
  • Responsible for handling contract disputes before the CIETAC.
  • Handled a dispute over non-compete clauses for departed employees.
  • Assisted overseas clients to sign real estate contracts and completing the whole transaction.
  • Provided legal advice with respect to client company's human resources management, including the transfer of the labor relations in a merger, risk assessment of termination after changing employee's position, the service period for employees after staff training, etc.
  • Represented an employer in handling a labor dispute arbitration over a terminated employee.
  • Represented an employer in reaching settlements with injured employees injured on the job and unable to continue to work.
  • Responsible for handling intellectual property cases, including notarization of website in dispute, filing complaints on Alibaba, Jingdong, WeChat systems, conducting infringement comparisons for patents, trademarks and copyrights, proposing arguments for invalidating other side's patents, drafting warning letters or attorney letters, filing complaints to the Administration for Industry and Commerce or the People's Court.
  • Provided legal opinions in the field of Anti-Unfair Competition Law and Anti-Monopoly law, including whether it is necessary to make merger filings if an overseas competitor purchased stock from the open market; whether the content of the contracts may constitute a prohibited restriction of transactions in violation of Anti-Monopoly Law.
  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Labor Law
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • General Civil and Criminal Law
  • Antitrust law and Unfair Competition Law
  • Obtained Attorney's License, 2017,China
  • Admitted to the China bar, 2010
  • LL.M., East China University of Political Science and Law (2014)
  • LL.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2013)
  • On the perfection of regulation system of patent and generic drugs in China -- from the perspective of American experience(Thesis,2014)
  • The "Plane to Stereo" copyright in China(May,2014)
  • Chinese Government Procurement Issues, Getting the Deal Through, November 2018)(Co-Author)
  • Intellectual Property Issues for Foreign Enterprises Acquiring Chinese Companies ,Getting the Deal Through, November 2019,2020)(Co-Author)
Mandarin and English