Partner at SIPS
Helen Tang’s practice focuses on regional trademark prosecution work, strategic planning and management of international trademark portfolio; providing advice on protection and enforcement of IP rights, trademark oppositions and revocations; and trademark audits, licensing and acquisitions.
Ms Tang has represented multinational and Asia-based clients in a wide range of industries, including food and beverage, fashion, cosmetics, entertainment, personal care products, sports and leisure, and pharmaceuticals.
Ms Tang previously served as a senior solicitor with the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong government and was closely involved in the drafting and passage of the current Hong Kong Trademarks Ordinance.
She graduated from the University of Melbourne with an LLB and B Comm, and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales and Victoria, Australia.
Ms Tang was the President of the Hong Kong Institute of Trademark Practitioners from 2011 to 2013. She is a committee member of the Trademarks Committee of the Asia Patent Attorneys Association (Hong Kong Group) for the period 2018-2020.
Ms Tang speaks fluent English and Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghainese).
Ms Tang has received the following awards and accolades:
- Asialaw Leading Lawyers – Intellectual Property 2007;
- Chambers Asia – Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009
- Ranked in the WTR 1000 The Definitive Guide to Trademark Legal Services 2011;
- Managing Intellectual Property IP Star 2014; and
- Silver Band ranking in the WTR 1000 2012-2019