Photograph of Fan Cheng

Education

  • Renmin University of China, B.B.A. Business Administration (2013)
  • Renmin University of China, L.L.B. Law (2013)
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. (2019)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Professional Experience

  • Global IP Law Group
    Summer Associate, May 2018–July 2018
  • Tesla
    Extern, January 2018–April 2018
  • American Medical Association
    Extern, August 2017–November 2017
  • Illinois Legal Aid Online
    Access to Justice Technology Fellow, May 2017–July 2017

Languages

  • Mandarin (Native)

Fan Cheng

Associate
Chicago
fcheng@crowell.com
Phone: +1 312.840.3276
455 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive
Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60611

Fan Cheng focuses her practice on trademark prosecution and litigation, copyright law, domain name disputes, trade dress and design protection. She strives to bring a holistic, business-first approach when representing clients across industries—from consumer goods to pharmaceutical products.

Fan has developed extensive experience in trademark and design clearance and prosecution, portfolio management, and enforcement. She works closely with clients and counsel around the world to develop and maintain their trademark portfolios. Fan works with both domestic and international clients, providing an understanding of the commercial needs and concerns of global clients.

Fan’s litigation experience includes representing clients in civil litigation in federal district court and Section 337 proceedings before the International Trade Commission.

Fan also works for pro bono clients in collaboration with Lawyers for the Creative Arts and the International Trademark Association.



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