Benjamin Qiu focuses his practice on venture capital financings, fund management, corporate governance, and intellectual property portfolio building, licensing and protection. He represents emerging growth enterprises from a variety of technology sectors, with extensive experience working with electronics and software companies and Internet start-ups.
Mr. Qiu is particularly well suited to advising on issues of emerging company formation, governance and financing, having previously served as Senior Counsel and Fund Director at a prominent investment fund for companies in the mobile computing, e-commerce and cloud computing sectors. Mr. Qiu has supervised the formation of USD and RMB denominated venture capital funds and handled more than 50 financing transactions related to technology companies. He serves on the board of certain growth companies financed by top-tier venture capital funds.
He has also advised multinational companies from the U.S., Europe and Japan on intellectual property asset development, licensing and enforcement in China, and represented Chinese companies in patent, copyright and commercial litigation in the U.S.
Mr. Qiu is a frequent speaker at local and international conferences on the subject of venture capital, the start-up company environment, intellectual property and digital privacy.
Mr. Qiu is a registered arbitrator of the High-Tech and Intellectual Property Arbitration Center of the South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (also known as the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration).
About Leob & Leob:
Loeb & Loeb LLP focuses on select core industries and practice areas rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. We represent multinational, Fortune100 companies in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serve as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from emerging companies to high-net-worth individuals and families.
Loeb & Loeb has an established history and nationally recognized reputation in the entertainment and media industry, and is highly regarded for its depth in financial services, private client services and real estate. The firm has a broad array of experience and continues to grow and thrive in its substantive core practice areas, which include the following:
- Advanced Media and Technology
- Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights
- Capital Markets
- Employment and Labor
- Intellectual Property
- Private Equity
- Real Estate
- Trusts and Estates