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Intellectual Property (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

DLA Piper LLP houses well-regarded IP practitioners with on-the-ground presence in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. Demonstrates skill in the full range of trade mark work, including opposition and infringement matters, as well as the enforcement of patent rights. Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and technology constitute core sectors of expertise, while the firm is also known for advising food and beverages, financial services, hospitality and consumer products companies. Highly experienced acting for international firms on trade mark issues related to inbound investments and divestments.

Notable practitioners

Edward Chatterton has notable expertise advising on portfolio management and brand protection strategy, as well as assisting with trade mark filing and enforcement matters. One client enthuses: "Ed is extremely commercial and has a no-nonsense approach. He understands a number of issues very quickly, manages to cut through a lot of complexity and go straight to the points, giving advice quicker than I thought."

Horace Lam is based in Beijing and co-leads the IP and technology practice. He is recognised for his expansive practice in the IP space, with notable expertise in handling trade mark and patent prosecution and infringement cases, as well as advising on portfolio management. His clientele includes entities in various sectors such as technology, media and hospitality.

"I really like William Fisher ,one commentator reveals, and goes on to explain: "He is very, very strong in the patent category. Clients love him, he does very good work." In addition to his expertise in patent infringement cases, he is also experienced in handling trade secret litigation and disputes arising out of licensing deals.

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Intellectual Property (International Firms)

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Intellectual Property (International Firms)


Edward Chatterton
Band 4
William Fisher
Band 3