The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise
Recommended - Individuals: transactions
Recommended - Individuals: enforcement and litigation
Topping both the enforcement and prosecution tables, the Hong Kong contingent at Bird & Bird’s IP group has long been considered the elite class for contentious and non-contentious trademark matters. With bandwidth of this scale, the outfit is committed to serving medium-sized businesses and multinationals in all IP matters. Leading the renowned life sciences and healthcare team is partner Alison Wong, who has frequently been entrusted with regional trademark portfolios and licensing agreements by leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Alongside her is co-head of IP Hank Leung, whose methodical approach to brand protection and transactional IP matters garners praise from many domestic and international players. With more than 25 years’ experience practising IP law, consummate litigator Matthew Laight heads the Asia-Pacific IP practice and is widely admired for his unparalleled litigation strategies. Previously serving in the IP department of the Hong Kong government, Janette Sham has gained unique insights into the domestic trademark examination process and hearings.