Mr. John Du is a partner of Jun He Law Offices. Mr. Du joined Jun He in 2001 and practices in our New York office.
Mr. Du focuses on US-China cross-border transactions, direct foreign investment in China, US business and corporate law, and commercial litigation.
Mr. Du has represented both Chinese companies involving with business in the US as well as US companies involved with business in China. Mr. Du has participated in complex project financing involving China and international financial institutions and has provided legal advice for Chinese loan facilities applying New York law. He has also represented a number of US-based, global multinational companies in their investment and in the re-organization of their operations in China.
Mr. Du has extensive experience in representing high-tech companies in venture capital financing and in the protection of intellectual property. He has also successfully represented trading companies in trade litigations in both federal and state courts in New York .
Prior to joining Jun He in December 2001, Mr. Du engaged in a solo practice in Midtown Manhattan and counseled corporate and individual clients in the areas of corporate structure, business financing and protection of intellectual property.
Mr. Du started his legal career in 1994 as a law clerk for a New York-based, medium-size law firm specialized in entertainment law and commercial transactions. He worked full-time throughout the year and went to law school in the evening. He accumulated valuable hands-on experience in the areas of corporate organization and re-organization, copyright and trademark, as well as commercial litigation.
BA in English, Beijing Institute of International Relations, 1988
MBA, Baruch College, City University of New York, 1994
JD, New York Law School, 1998
Member, New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations
Member, American Bar Association
Fluent in English and Mandarin