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AWA Asia Limited

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 4ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Noted practice that has increasing visibility in the market and offers advice in Hong Kong and Beijing to international clients from the life sciences, automotive, retail, consumer goods and technology sectors. Focuses on IP portfolios, including trade marks, designs and patents. Also able to advise on domain name and design protection mandates as well as commercial IP agreements.

Strengths

An interviewee is impressed by the team's "creative problem-solvers," noting: "They always go above and beyond what they are asked for. They proactively provide advice, and suggest options and solutions."

"Their work is excellent," reports another client, adding: "Their advice to clients is tailor-made, and they understand that clients are cost-conscious and consider that in moving forward the matters. They are always on time, always on top of things, and they remind me of things that are going on in China, which is helpful."

Notable practitioners

Lim Ai-Leen maintains a highly active IP practice and is widely known for her experience handling trade mark and patent filings and oppositions, in addition to advising companies on portfolio management. Interviewees applaud her handling of mandates, as one impressed source enthuses: "She is one of the smartest lawyers I've worked with; she gets to the heart of the problem very quickly and explains things in a very clear way. She is very decisive and I trust her judgement absolutely."

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Intellectual Property (International Firms)


Ai-Leen Lim
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