April D.Zhao
April D.Zhao


Tel: +86 13810100350

Office: Beijing

Practice area

IP Infringement Prosecution/Transaction/Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Anti-Unfair Competition, Due Diligent Investigation.


Ms. ZHAO Dandan, Deputy Secretary General of the International Business Department of W&H, obtained her Master’s degree from Law School of Nihon University, Japan and has nearly 10 years of experience conducting thorough legal research and defending clients in foreign intellectual property and civil & commercial cases. Being one of the most experienced trademark attorneys at W&H, Ms. ZHAO has broad scope of expertise not only in variety of trademark legal services from trademark registration to rights protection, but also in resolution of disputes to copyrights, domain names and anti-unfair competition law. She has strong knowledge in intellectual property practices in Japan, Europe and other countries, and has successfully represented numerous well-known international enterprises for infringement analysis reports and comprehensive proposals for intellectual property protection.


Master of Law, Graduate School of Law, Nihon University, Japan

Bachelor of Law, Beijing university of technology


Mandarin, Japanese and English


Represented trademark administrative litigation cases for THE LAW SOCIETY OF HONG KONG, DiDi Technology Development Co., Ltd.,, Nikon (JP), YAMADA DENKI Co. LTD. (JP), IHI Corporation (JP), Schuler Kitchenware Co., Ltd. (DE), Sumitomo Corporation (JP), RHINO RACK AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED, Kuan Wellness Sdn. Bhd (SG), Banyan Tree Holdings Co., Ltd., THE BEHEMOTH (US), NETGEAR (US), Ivy Software Company (US) and etc..

Created trademark and copyright litigation strategies for TOP GOLD ASIA PACIFIC LIMITED,, SHAPING ASIA HOLDINGS LIMITED (UK), REVENUE VALLEY SDN BHD (SG), DOLLAR RENT A CAR, INC. (US), Bruce Lee Co., Ltd. (US) and etc..

Represented trademark infringement and unfair competition cases including sending a lawyer's letter for SOCIETY FOR WORLDWIDE INTERBANK FINANCIAL TELECOMMUNICATION SCRL (SWIFT), World Trade Center Association Ltd. (WTC), Mr. Wolfgang-Peter Geller, an international well-known photographer, Beijing Sankuai Technology Co., Ltd., Beijing Tianfuxing Trading Co., Ltd., Inochio seisinen Co., Ltd., Xiaoxing Steel Cord Co., Ltd and etc..

Conducted business investigations for SH GROUP I, L.L.C., B612, GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD. and etc..

Represented Messe Düsseldorf Co. Ltd. in dealing with trademark infringement administrative complaint case.

Honors and Awards

International Commercial Mediator


The Status Quo and Outlook of Trademark Registration and Litigation in China.

Trademark Infringement and Judicial Protection of Well-known Trademark.

Common Problems in Trademark Administrative Law Enforcement.