Ashley Zhao


Contact information:

Visiting address:

Suite 7-1, Floor 7, Block D, Guanghualu SOHO 2       9 Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District
100020, PRC Beijing, China

Extended profile

Ashley is regularly involved in both contentious and non-contentious IP matters and specializes in trademark, copyright, domain name, Internet law and anti-unfair competition matters in the PRC. She has substantial experience in various trademark matters before the PRC Trademark Office as well as the Trademark Review & Adjudication Board. Ashley also handles intellectual property transactions and licensing, as well as regulatory matters that affect brand owner's business operations in mainland China.

Practice areas

  • Agreements
  • Copyright
  • Internet law & domain names
  • IP transactions & licensing
  • Marketing law
  • Trademarks

Industry expertise

  • Food & beverage
  • Software & IT
  • Media & entertainment

Prior experience

Ashley has been practicing PRC IP law since 2005. She was admitted to the PRC Bar in 2008. Before joining AWA, Ashley has worked with Bird & Bird for over four years as a trademark associate, and before that she worked for several years at a prominent PRC boutique trademark practice in a similar role.


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English


  • LL.B, China Foreign Affairs University