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5TH FLOOR, ALEXANDRA HOUSE, 18 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL, HONG KONG
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Work +852 2825 9211
Fax:
Fax +852 2810 0431
Email:
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www.deacons.com.hk
Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Annie Tsoi

Tel:
Work +852 2825 9255
Email:
Deacons

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Partner

Career

Annie is the co-head of Deacons, Intellectual Property Department and Head of China IP Practice Group.  She is qualified in Hong Kong and England and Wales.  She holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Hong Kong.

Annie has 20 years experience in advising on all aspects of intellectual property work in China and on the unique challenges arising from doing business there.  Annie has advised many major Hong Kong and international clients on strategic issues in China relating to the protection, enforcement and commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights and she represents some of the world’s leading companies in the luxury goods, fashion, cosmetics, hotels, entertainment, food and restaurants, advanced technology, pharmaceutical, and electronics industries.

Annie has advised extensively on the IP aspects of acquisition and restructuring of businesses including technology transfer, licensing and cooperation issues, technology development and improvement.  Annie also advises on Internet-related regulations and domain name disputes.

Languages

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Member

Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong

Member, The Law Society of England and Wales

Member, The Asia Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)

Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners (HKITMP)

Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Assistant Secretary General and Chairman of Independent Members, The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Jurisdiction Council Member for Hong Kong and Co-Chair of the Organising Committee of the 2015 Annual Meeting, The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Hong Kong

PCLL, University of Hong Kong 


China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: foreign firms

Within: Leading individuals

Annie Tsoi - Deacons

Within: Intellectual property: foreign firms

Deacons is singled out for its 'carefully tailor-made advice'. Its client roster features well-known brands in the consumer products, TMT, manufacturers, healthcare and life sciences, and food and beverages industries. Annie Tsoi heads the China IP practice from its Hong Kong office which includes Catherine Zheng who specialises in IP protection and patent litigation, and senior associate Ian Liu who has notable experience in handling patent litigation in the semiconductor and telecoms sectors. Recent instructions include advising on patent and trade mark licensing transactions and domain name disputes.

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