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Almost 15 years practicing across the full spectrum of intellectual property, franchising and technology matters
Recognized as a "Next Generation Partner" by The Legal 500 and a "Notable Practitioner" by Managing IP
Strong commitment to public services and winner of the Powered by Pro Bono Award from Thomson Reuters Foundation
Reking is a Partner in DaHui Lawyers’ intellectual property and commercial transactions practice groups. He is experienced across the full spectrum of intellectual property (IP), franchising and technology matters, both non-contentious and contentious.
Reking's range of experience gained during years of working for domestic and international law firms empowers him in balancing the global and local perspectives to gain the best results for clients, whether they are multinational or local Chinese clients.
Reking has advised and represented clients in proceedings, before both the administrative IP authorities and the Chinese courts, regarding trademark, copyright, design patent, trade secret and domain name matters. Additionally, he has advised multinational companies on IP and commercial operation matters involved in various cross-border business transactions, including drafting IP-related agreements, undertaking IP audits and drafting and negotiating franchising agreements and other commercial contracts.
Reking is regularly recognized among top IP practitioners in China, including as a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500, a “Rising Star” and then “Notable Practitioner” by Managing IP, and a “Bronze” individual by the World Trademark Review. He also publishes frequently, in major media sources, on IP and franchising.
Before joining DaHui Lawyers, Reking was a partner at DLA Piper, after having worked at several PRC and other international law firms.
IP Prosecution, Enforcement and Litigations
LL.M. (The Ohio State University)
B.A. (China University of Political Science and Law)
California State Bar
The International Trademark Association, Non-Traditional Mark Committee (2020 & 2021) and Trademark Office Practice Committee (2022 & 2023)
Ranked in The Legal 500, Intellectual Property: China-based (International Firms) “Next Generation Partner” (2021 & 2022)
Ranked in IP Stars from Managing IP as “Rising Start”, China (2021) and “Notable Practitioner”, China (2022)
Ranked in Bronze – Individuals, WTR 1000 by World Trademark Review (2022)
Aug 9, 2023