Justin Davidson > Norton Rose Fulbright > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

Norton Rose Fulbright
Hong Kong

Work Department

Intellectual property


Justin Davidson is a technology lawyer based in Hong Kong and heads the intellectual property team in Asia.

Justin has extensive experience in intellectual property law and has a strong record advising both multinational and Asian businesses for more than 25 years on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property and technology law issues across Asia. He regularly assists clients in protecting and exploiting their IP portfolios and is particularly active advising on complex IP litigation and managing multijurisdictional patent disputes. His practice includes advising on all aspects of IP from prosecution and litigation to licensing and the monetizing of IP.

Justin has regularly been acknowledged as a leading IP lawyer by all the legal directories in the area of Intellectual Property and Life Sciences.


  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales in 1996
  • Solicitor, qualified in Hong Kong in 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Hong Kong > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Justin DavidsonNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s Greater China team is consistently sought out by major Asia-Pacific and global companies to advise on IP rights. Its specialisms cover the registration of patents, trade marks and designs, along with IP-related licensing, use and enforcement work. It also litigates IP classes before Hong Kong and China’s courts and tribunals. Team leader and IP law expert Justin Davidson regularly advises on the protection and exploitation of IP portfolios, and is increasingly active in relation to patent litigation. At associate level, Stanley Ng’s practice covers patents, design rights, copyright, confidential information, trade marks and domain names.

Hong Kong > TMT

Regularly advising on delicate and complex TMT-related matters, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s sector specialisms cover financial services, fintech, retail, technology, transportation, and hotels and leisure. Financial institutions particularly benefit from the Hong Kong group’s ability to advise on the technology and regulatory aspects of transactions and projects. The Asia-Pacific data protection, privacy and cybersecurity practice is led by Anna Gamvros, whose practice ranges from technology agreements and outsourcing transactions, to privacy, data protection, cybersecurity and breach response, and telecoms and internet regulatory issues. Additional partner-level support is provided by Justin Davidson, who advises multinational and Asian technology firms on IP and technology law issues across Asia; and fintech and financial services regulatory expert, Etelka Bogardi. At senior associate level, Ruby Kwok focuses on TMT-related regulatory issues.

China > TMT: foreign firms

Delivering ‘amazing and timely advice‘, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s Greater China practice stands out for its ability to advise financial institutions on both the technology and regulatory aspects of transactions and projects. It is also sought out for its credentials in cyber breach response and compliance work. Providing ‘commercially-sound solutions‘, Hong Kong-based data and TMT lawyer specialist Anna Gamvros heads the firm’s Asia-Pacific data protection, privacy and cybersecurity practice; Justin Davidson is an experienced IP and technology practitioner; and North Asia fintech leader Etelka Bogardi also leads the firm’s global payments practice.