Ding Liying, lawyer, master degree in law. Vice-Chairman of Partner Meeting, Director of Foreign-related Legal Services Professional Committee and Senior Partner of TianJin Join&High Law Office. He obtained the title of first-class (senior) lawyer in 2012 and has been practicing for 25 years. His main professional areas are intellectual property rights and foreign disputes resolution, as well as real estate and corporate affairs. His main social position include member of council of All China Lawyers Association and Vice President of Tianjin Lawyers Association, Supreme People's Procuratorate Legal Advisory Expert on civil and administrative cases, Expert of Law Think Tank of Tianjin Municipal People's Government, Arbitrator of Tianjin Arbitration Commission, etc. His representative publications include Copyright Protection Theory and Practice, Civil and Commercial Case Collection, One Hundred Years of Lawyers Accumulated History Focused on Tianjin, Pursuit and Continuation.
The name of Tianjin meaning "the Emperor's Port". The geographical culture of Tianjin has always played a bridgehead role as "the key of nine rivers and the passage of the Emperor". Tianjin can be called the epitome of China's modern vicissitudes. At the same time, Tianjin was also the center of the Westernization Movement in modern times. In terms of postal service, machinery, electric power, rail transit and legal education, it created many No.1 in China. All these laid a foundation for the origin and development of the lawyer system in Tianjin. The first judicial chamber, the first procuratorial office, the first police force, the first prison, the first university with a legal department and so on. Therefore, from the perspective of the origin history of lawyers, Tianjin is the origin and development of modern lawyers.