Judy J.Q. Cao

Judy Cao is an associate at Yuanda based in Shanghai. She focuses her practice on intellectual property. Her clients have included companies in video games, real estate, consumer products, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, technology, and new media and telecommunications.


  • Handled numerous Chinese trademark authorization and confirmation cases, including helping many clients obtain trademark authorizations and maintain their trademark rights through trademark application, review, objection, invalidation, revocation and administrative litigation.
  • Assisted in the negotiation between a Chinese company and a foreign company on the coexistence of trademarks within China, and helped the client navigate the trademark authorization process.
  • Assisted a U.S. technology company in transferring its multinational trademark, replying to review opinions, providing evidence of use, objections and defense of objections.
  • Advised a Chinese company in its trademark development and in improving its trademark protection system domestically and in other countries.