On December 20, 2023, Asia Legal Business (ALB), a prestigious international legal media outlet, announced "2023 ALB China Top 15 IP Lawyers." Jerry Xia, partner from GEN Law Firm, was recognized on this illustrious list for his outstanding legal acumen, strategic business insights, and exceptional innovation capacity.

During the 2023 selection process, Jerry Xia stood out for his notable contributions to the field of Intellectual Property in China. His professional expertise and crucial role in safeguarding the intangible assets of businesses were evident in the numerous cases he represented. Notably, Mr. Xia's leadership played a crucial role in helping FMC Company win a pre-suit injunction for patent infringement, which is rare in China compared to similar cases. And this case has garnered recognition from several institutions as a benchmark. These accolades include the "2022-2023 QBPC Top Ten Civil Litigation and Judicial Procedure Cases," "2022 Zhejiang Courts' Top Ten Intellectual Property Cases," and "2022 Ningbo Courts' Top Ten Intellectual Property Cases." The case's inclusion in 'LegalOne Merits (Exemplary)' further solidifies Mr. Xia's standing as an influential figure in the sphere of IP judicial protection in China. 

Mr. Xia has earned high praise from his clients for his legal prowess and strategic approach. One client stated, "Attorney Xia is not only highly skilled and professional, but he also possesses a rare strategic mindset and a comprehensive global perspective. He can leverage various resources, including legal strategies, to resolve the practical challenges clients encounter."

ALB's rigorous selection criteria for the "2023 ALB China Top 15 IP Lawyers" list include a thorough review of each candidate's significant casework and transactions over the past year, their primary professional engagements, client feedback, recommendations from peers within the legal industry, and a tally of received accolades. The distinction is designed to honor lawyers who have exhibited outstanding performance in intellectual property legal services, with a pledge to maintain the highest standard of legal protection for their clients.