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MMLC Group

1209 TOWER W3, ORIENTAL PLAZA, 1 EAST CHANG AN AVE, BEIJING 100738, CHINA
Tel:
Work +86 10 8515 1091
Fax:
Fax +86 10 8515 1089
Email:
Web:
www.mmlcgroup.com
Beijing, Brisbane

Matthew Murphy

Tel:
Work +86 10 8515 1091
Email:
MMLC Group

Work Department

Corporate, Intellectual Property and International Trade.

Position

Managing Partner --- Head of Corporate/M&A (major international and local M&A transactions, Foreign Direct Investment, Anti-Monopoly Law matters including approvals) --- Head of Intellectual Property - contentious and non-contentious matters

Career

MMLC Group, Beijing, Founding Partner, 2002 to present --- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hong Kong and London, Senior Associate, 1999 to 2002 --- Simmons & Simmons, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Senior Associate, 1997 to 1999 --- Allens Arthur Robinson, Associate, Brisbane, 1996 to 1997 --- Hill & Taylor, Associate, Brisbane, 1995 to 1996 --- Associate to Judge McLauchlan QC, Australia, 1994.

Languages

English (native) --- Mandarin Chinese.

Member

List of Arbitrators (HKIAC) --- International Trademark Association (Committee Member) --- Arbitrator (ADNDRC) --- Arbitrator and Mediator (KLRCA) --- Law Society of Queensland --- Law Society of England and Wales

Education

University of Queensland and Hong Kong University, LLM (Chinese Commercial Law and Competition Law), 1999 (P-T) --- Queensland University of Technology, LLB, 1993 --- Queensland University of Technology, BBus (Accy), 1993.

Leisure

Skiing, surfing and charities.


China: Intellectual property

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Boutique firm MMLC Group continued to act for its longstanding clients, which include leading players in the fashion, technology and food and beverage industries, and also received instructions from new clients. The team recently advised one of its repeat clients on a significant criminal IP counterfeiting matter in Eastern China. Matthew Murphy heads the practice, which is based in Beijing.

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China: TMT

Foreign firms

Within: Foreign firms

Clients across the technology, automotive, retail and media sectors turn to MMLC Group for advice on IT, licensing, privacy and security issues. Its practice also takes in corporate and commercial transactions and litigation. In 2016, the team advised numerous clients on outsourcing agreements for data processing and call centres. Matthew Murphy is the practice head.

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