Joseph Simone

Joseph Simone

Partner, SIPS
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Joseph Simone is a partner with SIPS, a firm focused mainly on IP protection in greater China. SIPS has offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Mr Simone has been advising clients on China IP matters since 1988.

He is also a Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy arbitrator.

Mr Simone has been active since 1990 with International Trademark Association (INTA) committee work focused on legislative reforms and anti-counterfeiting in China. He currently serves as the Chair of INTA’s Global Bad Faith Trademark Registration Task Force.

He also works with stakeholders towards the creation of pilot programme for the use of accelerated arbitration of IP disputes occurring on online trade platforms.

Mr Simone speaks Mandarin Chinese and Italian.

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