Lulin Gao

Liaoteng Wang

Lulin Gao is the Founder and Chairman of Beijing East IP, and one of the founders of the modern China intellectual property legal system. He earned his Ph.D. from the Institute of Geological Prospecting in Moscow. He worked the State Planning Commission for years. From 1987 to 1998, Dr. Gao worked as Commissioner of the Chinese Patent Office. In 1998, he was responsible for the establishment of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) and served as its first commissioner. From 1998 to 2000, he was appointed a senior advisor to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva. He currently serves as the Honorary President of the All-China Patent Agents Association, the Advisor of the International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI), the Vice Chairman of the China Internet Society, the Senior Counsel of the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), an arbitrator with the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center (ADNDRC) and the Domain Name Dispute of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC). Dr. Gao has also been an Adjunct Professor at Tsinghua University School of Law and the John Marshall School of Law.


Posts by Lulin Gao


The Long-Awaited Fourth Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law: An In-Depth Look

On October 17, 2020, the Standing Committee of the Thirteenth National People’s Congress (China’s top legislature) passed the Fourth Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law, which will …

A Comparative Look at Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Standards: China Versus the United States

Much has happened to the patent subject matter eligibility standard in the U.S. since Mayo. On April 27, 2020, Judge Paul Michel and John Battaglia published an excellent …