Our IP department is fully equipped with experienced lawyers and offers a wide range of IP services to our clients, including prosecuting, managing and enforcing IP portfolios for local and international clients in Hong Kong, Greater China and other jurisdictions. Our usual IP services include advising on:
• Worldwide management of trade mark, design and patent portfolios;
• Prosecution of international trade marks, designs and patents;
• Intellectual property issues relating to joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions;
• Global licensing, development, manufacturing, distributorship and franchising arrangement;
• Recordal of licenses, assignments, mergers of trade mark, design and patent rights;
• Trade mark availability search and registrability analysis; • Patent and design search; • Initiating/defending trade mark opposition; • Cancellation actions in Hong Kong, PRC and other regions; • Providing assistance to the prosecution and enforcement action by the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department in relation to copyright and trade mark infringement and trade description offences;
• Administrative and criminal actions against infringers in PRC for trade mark, copyright, patent infringement and unfair competition; • Civil actions in PRC for trade mark, copyright, patent infringement and unfair competition; • Initiating and defending PRC patent invalidation proceedings; • Devising trade mark especially Chinese marks; • Domain name registrations; • Actions against cybersquatting; and • Intellectual property issues relating to internet usage and infringement in the internet arena.
In addition to the above, our team also has experience in advising on the following regulatory related technologies matters:
• Use and development of regulatory technology platform;
• Use and collection of data for AML regulatory compliance;
• Regulatory and other legal issues arising from the use of cutting-edge technologies;
• Innovative technology business model compliance analysis; and
• Marketing, promotion and advertising agreements for online platforms.
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