Nixon Peabody CWL

Henry Wheare

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Practice Areas

Henry has been practising in all areas intellectual property law for more than 40 years. With a particular focus on dispute resolution relating to patents, trademarks, designs and copyright law in Greater China, he is equally conversant in other aspects of brand management, including IP rights acquisitions, licensing and technology transfer. He has broad ranging interests in life sciences, technology, media and communications. A trusted adviser with vast experience and intimate knowledge of IP in Asia, he is highly regarded by his peers and technically first class. Clients and colleagues alike appreciate his straightforward approach.


MA Law Jesus College, Cambridge; partner Nixon Peabody CWL; formerly associate McKenna & Co in London and Hong Kong; partner Johnson Stokes & Master and Hogan Lovells in Hong Kong, China and Vietnam.

Professional Memberships

Vice President and Treasurer of the HK Group of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association; member of the HK Institute of Patent Practitioners; HK Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners; Hong Kong and UK (England and Wales) Law Societies; member of Law Society’s Competition Law Committee.