Suyu Yuan is a seasoned lawyer with a proven track record in litigation and dispute resolution procedures, notably in commercial and IP cases. After completing his legal studies at the East China University of Political Science and Law, Suyu qualified as a lawyer in Shanghai in 2006, and joined Hogan Lovells Fidelity in 2016.
Suyu has handled numerous litigation cases, accumulating a wealth of experience in representing clients in large-scale, multi-jurisdictional disputes involving contracts, corporate equity, and IP enforcement. Suyu's rich litigation experience allows him to provide valuable, practice-based advice to his clients whether handling a commercial deal, a business restructuring, or IP enforcement.
Suyu has a technical background in the field of Thermal Energy and Power Engineering and has passed the Chinese Patent Bar. This allows him to quickly grasp complex technical and legal concepts when handling matters involving technology.
Elaine Yao is an associate with Fujian Fidelity (Shanghai) Law Firm ("Fidelity"), the Chinese law firm with which Hogan Lovells has entered into an association in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (the "Association").
Elaine’s practice focuses on intellectual property, and commercial litigation and arbitration. She has handled various litigation cases relating to IP infringement, equity ownership disputes, and unfair-competition disputes. From time to time she also advises clients on commercial legal matters, compliance and IP issues.
Prior to joining Fidelity, Elaine worked at a renowned PRC law firm.