Benjamin Bai

Ant Financial Services Group
VP & Chief IP Counsel

Benjamin Bai is a leading IP practitioner who previously specialised in global patent litigation spanning from the United States to Asia. He now spearheads Ant Financial, a Chinese fintech company, in the formulation and implementation of its global IP strategy.

Before joining Ant Financial, Dr Bai spent 19 years in the world’s leading law firms in the United States and China. Over the past decade, he has focused on high-stake technology litigation and IP licensing in China, with a particular emphasis on patent and trade secret litigation. From 2014 to 2015, Dr Bai led a team of lawyers and obtained four landmark preliminary injunctions in patent cases in China. These trail-blazing cases were recognised as exemplary cases by the Chinese courts. Dr Bai is also a leading expert on trade secret protection in China.

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ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shue Yan University (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong Competition Commission
University of Hong Kong
White & Case (Washington)
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
Baker McKenzie (Hong Kong)
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