Mr. Jeff Yang is senior partner of Wang Jing & GH Law Firm and heads the Firm’s TMT Group. He has over ten years of experience in handling internet related legal matters. His practices focus on internet investment and M&A, internet information security, internet company equity incentives, internet trademark and IP, confidentiality and non-competition involving internet companies, contract, general corporate issues and litigation, etc.
Mr. Yang worked in the legal department as in-house counsel and then as chief legal officer of many well-known large internet companies. He set up and led the Firm’s TMT Group after joining Wang Jing & GH. The Group headed by him has been recognized as an Outstanding IP Litigation Team in Anti-Unfair Competition Area by famous IP legal service rating agencies. Mr. Yang and other members of the TMT Group also receive various other awards and recognition granted by regulatory bodies or industry rating agencies including Business Excellence Award. His clients include many large leading internet companies such as Tencent and Alibaba Group, internet startups and companies that have transitioned from traditional industries to internet industry.
Equity design for internet companies, design of incentive mechanism for employees of internet companies, investment and financing, pre-IPO coach, corporate governance, dispute resolution
Young Specialist of Internet Society of China
Legal consultant of Audio Committee of Chinese Cultural Information Association
Expert of Guangdong Gaming Industry Association
Member of Guangzhou Internet and New High-tech Law Committee
Specialist of Guangzhou Center for Legal Aid in Intellectual Property Right Protection
Honors & Awards
First Prize in Theoretical Studies, 2019, awarded by Guangzhou Lawyers Association
2018 South China Excellent Intellectual Property Litigation Case, awarded jointly by Guangdong Knowledge Economy Development Promotion Association and Guangzhou Lawyers Association
2018 Business Excellence Award by Guangzhou Lawyers Association