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Work +852 3468 7500
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Hong Kong, Shanghai

Helen Tang

Tel:
Work +852 3468 7500
Email:
SIPS – Simone Intellectual Property Services

Position

Partner

Career

Helen’s practice focuses on regional trademark prosecution work, strategic planning and management of international trade mark portfolio; providing advice on protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, trademark oppositions and revocations; trademark audits, licensing and acquisitions.

Helen has represented multinational and Asia-based clients in a wide range of industries, including F&B, fashion, cosmetics, entertainment, personal care products, sports and leisure, and pharmaceuticals.

Helen previously served as a senior solicitor with the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong Government and was closely involved in the drafting and passage of the current Hong Kong Trade Marks Ordinance.

She graduated from the University of Melbourne obtaining an L.L.B. and B. Comm and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales and Victoria, Australia.

Appointments

Helen was the President of The Hong Kong Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners from 2011 to 2013.

Helen is a committee member of the Trade Marks Committee of the Asia Patent Attorneys Association (Hong Kong Group) 2018-2020.

Helen speaks fluent English and Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghainese).

Honors

“Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2007” (Intellectual Property)

Chambers Asia – Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009

Ranked in the WTR 1000 The Definitive Guide to Trademark Legal Services 2011

Awarded an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property 2014 

Received the Silver Band ranking in the WTR 1000 The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Languages

  • Cantonese (native)
  • English (fluent)
  • Mandarin (fluent)
  • Shanghainese (fluent)

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • B.C, University of Melbourne

Admissions:

  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales
  • Victoria, Australia


China: Intellectual property

Intellectual property: foreign firms

Within: Intellectual property: foreign firms

SIPS – Simone Intellectual Property Services has solid experience of advising on trade mark portfolio management and enforcement of IP rights, spanning trade mark clearance, registration, action against pirated registrations, anti-counterfeiting, and trade secrets protection. It advises well-known clients from a broad range of industries including beverages, fashion, entertainment and consumer electronics. Recent highlights include a mix of civil, criminal and administrative enforcement matters as well as global IP portfolio management mandates. The ‘excellent’ team, led by Hong Kong-based IP specialist Joseph Simone, is praised for its ‘fantastic responsiveness and great knowledge’. Troy Rice, Dan PlaneHelen Tang and Beijing-based Irene Liu are also recommended.

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