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16-19F, PRINCE'S BUILDING, 10 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL, HONG KONG
Tel:
Work +85 2 2843 2211
Fax:
Fax +85 2 2845 9121
DX:
DX-9001-IC
Email:
Web:
www.mayerbrown.com
Mayer Brown, Karen Lee, Hong Kong,

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Karen Lee

Tel:
Work +852 2843 4452
Email:
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Intellectual Property.

Position

Karen Lee is a counsel in the IP & TMT group of Mayer Brown in Hong Kong. Her focus is on commercial and non-contentious IP & TMT matters, as well as data privacy.

Karen's experience includes working on large-scale multi-jurisdictional outsourcing projects, and drafting technology procurement and management services agreements covering the Asia-Pacific Region. She regularly drafts and negotiates a wide range of IT and IP commercial agreements, including software licence agreements; consulting, development and services agreements; data centre agreements; software as a services agreements; procurement contracts; franchise agreements; distribution agreements; end-user software licence agreements; intellectual property licenses and assignments, and non-disclosure agreements. Karen also provides regular support for merger and acquisition transactions, including carrying out the IT and IP due diligence, and amending or drafting the related licences, assignments and warranties.

Career

Admitted in Hong Kong.

Languages

English.

Education

The University of Hong Kong, PCLL (Distinction); The College of Law, London, LPC (Distinction); London School of Economics and Political Science, LLB (Upper Second Class Honours).


Hong Kong

TMT

Within: TMT

Benefiting from deeply embedded ties with local entities cultivated throughout the firm's longstanding presence in the market, and drawing on the firm's international network, Mayer Brown advises local and international entities across the TMT spectrum on work ranging from complex M&A and outsourcing projects to IT agreements and licensing issues. Gabriela Kennedy has 'excellent knowledge of the TMT sector' and is able to leverage her 'considerable' IP expertise, as well as her commercial and regulatory prowess, to provide very effective service to a range of high-profile clients including Alibaba, Airport Authority Hong Kong and Television Broadcasts. Kennedy has been very active of late in relation to fintech matters, and recently acted for a global bank on the launch of a mobile e-wallet payment platform. A counsel in the IP and TMT group, Amita Haylock's wide-ranging contentious and non-contentious expertise includes the representation of applicants and respondents in a number of high-profile judicial reviews concerning telecoms and broadcasting issues in Hong Kong. Senior associate Karen Lee has extensive experience advising on data privacy issues as part of her TMT practice.

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