Horace Lam is the Managing Partner of DLA Piper's Beijing office, and Co-head of the Intellectual Property and Technology group in Asia. He leads a strong team of IP lawyers with full Greater China coverage across Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, and throughout Asia.
Horace advises multinational companies on all types of IP issues in China, and regularly assists Fortune 500 companies in developing and executing their IP strategies tailored to their Asian business. He has experience advising on IP matters, including pan-Asia brand protection strategies, cross-border IP litigations, infringement and enforcement, multi-jurisdictional technology and know-how transfer and licensing matters, and complex IP structuring and transactions.
Horace has managed numerous IP disputes across Asia, including licensing, trademark, copyright, patent, confidential information, trade secrets and design rights matters. Horace also advises clients on IP issues relating to R&D collaborations including technology and know-how licensing and transfer, and inventor remuneration issues.
Horace's IP experience extends across a number of key sectors, including consumer products, luxury goods, hospitality, aerospace, automobiles, tobacco, spirits and beverages, oil and gas, high-technology, computer and software products, and telecommunications.
Horace is a member of INTA, and he regularly contributes to publications on the developments of IP law.