YU Rong | Partner
Practices:Entertainment & Media and Internet(TMT)|Dispute Resolution|Intellectual Property
Telephone:+86 10 6502 8935
Fax:+86 10 6502 8866
Working Language:Chinese | English

Basic information

Education Background

1997|College of Applied Arts and Science of Beijing Union University|Bachelor of Law

Work Experience

1998-present|Hylands Law Firm

1997-1998|Hangzhou Wuhua Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

Professional Qualification

2000|P. R. China Legal Professional Qualification

Representative Cases

Ms. Yu Rong has extensive experience in matters regarding entertainment & media, Intellectual property and Dispute Resolution, and she is proficient in industry policy and legal knowledge regarding Entertainment & Media, investment and financing, film, television, cinema, live performance, etc. She was involved in comprehensive cases relating to the protection of Intellectual property and IP litigations, which include cases relative to copyright, trademark and unfair competition. She is skilled in settling complicated and difficult cases involving various fields for domestic and foreign clients. The main achievements of Ms. Yu Rong in recent years are as follows:

2017|The handover ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang held by the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

2016|Acquisition of domestic film and television companies on behalf of institutional investors

2015|A Listed company issues shares in purchasing assets relating to film and television (on behalf of the seller)

2014|TV Variety Show “The Voice of China”

2013|Zhang Yimou's "Impression" series of live performances

2013|Co-production of Chinese and foreign film (on behalf of the Chinese side)

The main clients served by Ms. Yu Rong include:

National Basketball Association (NBA), Coca-Cola (China) Co., Ltd., Kodak (China) Co., Ltd., Business Software Alliance (BSA), Hua Xia Bank Co., Ltd., China Central Television, Cuiwei Group, Shanghai Film Group, Alibaba Group, Olympic Bidding Committee, Beijing Automobile Group Co., Ltd., etc.

Honors & Evaluation

Yu Rong is a prominent non-contentious media law practitioner sought after by a wide range of film and TV production companies for legal support. One market source observes that "she does a lot of projects and has racked up a lot of achievements."(This content is provided by Chambers)

2021| Chambers| Chambers Asia-Pacific Legal Guide "Second Tier Lawyers: Media and Entertainment"

2020| Chambers| Chambers Asia-Pacific Legal Guide "Second Tier Lawyers: Media and Entertainment"

2019|China Business Law Journal|"The A-List Legal Elite" in the Chinese Market

2019|Chambers|Chambers Asia-Pacific Legal Guide "Media Communications: Recommended Lawyers"

2017-2018|Chambers| Chambers "Media Communications: Band Three"

2017-2018|LEGALBAND|China's Top Lawyers Ranking "Sports Entertainment: First Tier"

2016|LEGALBAND|China's Top Lawyers Ranking "Sports Entertainment: Second Tier"

2016|LEGALBAND|China's Top Lawyers Ranking "Technology, Media and Telecom: Second Tier"

2016|LEGALBAND|China's Top Lawyers Ranking "IP Litigation: Third Tier”

2011-2015|Chambers|Chambers Asia-Pacific “Outstanding Chinese Lawyer” in the field of IP and Media Communications

2012|Outstanding Young Lawyer in Chaoyang District

Social Activity

Technology and Big Data Legal Affairs Committee, Beijing Lawyers Association|Deputy Director