International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that its Hong Kong office has been recognized by Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a Leading 2022 Firm for Intellectual Property. Dorsey’s dispute resolution China team has also been recognized as a Firms to Watch for Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Foreign Firms.

The Dorsey Greater China intellectual property team, headed by Janet Wong and key lawyers Lilian Shi and Eileen Xu, handles brand formulation, maintenance, management and protection work across Greater China. The team draws on the strength of its international network to advise on a range of IP matters, with a focus on trademark work. Practice head Janet Wong is recommended for trademark portfolio matters and IP transactions. Clients state that the Hong Kong IP team is: “Professional and not only have unique opinions on legal viewpoints, but also make various different suggestions and guidance according to our actual needs and the actual situation of the market.”

The Greater China IP team is part of Dorsey’s extensive network of internationally recognized intellectual property practitioners around the world. The team handles a broad range of intellectual property matters in Asia, with a particular focus on trademark in Greater China. Equipped with industry knowledge, our lawyers provide tailored solutions to multinational corporations in a broad range of industries in relation to building up and maintaining intellectual property rights and to implementing brand protection and licensing strategies in China and Hong Kong. Many of our lawyers speak multiple languages that are needed for cross-border transactions, including structuring and negotiating licensing agreements, IP commercialization, and distribution and franchising agreements.

Dorsey’s dispute resolution China team has “a wealth of practical experience in litigation”, and handles complex China-related US, Hong Kong and cross-border litigation matters. Partner and Beijing Office Head Ray Liu leads the team.

The Firm’s International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Group draws upon its transnational capabilities to help clients resolve cross-border business conflicts. Our lawyers are adept at advancing our clients’ interests through negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation anywhere in the world.

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