As change makers and social entrepreneurs, you have more to protect yourselves, for example your IP rights. Have you ever wondered the following?
- What exactly is intellectual property (IP)?
- Why are IP rights important?
- Legally, what is the consequence if I do it wrong?
HKSEC is helping you to do it right. Join our IP Webinar to learn more about IP in the social entrepreneurial context. Case sharing by HKSEC 2019 winner plus Q&A. Click "Register NOW" and input your email address to receive zoom link details. All are welcome.
Date: 28 May 2020 (Thu)
Language: Cantonese, ppt in English
Speaker: Lawrence Yeung, Partner, ONC Lawyers
Lawrence’s niche areas of practice include intellectual property (IP) portfolio, IP asset management, worldwide IP protection strategies, copyright, patent (PCT) filings, trademark and licensing, domain names, design protection and enforcement/litigation in China and Hong Kong.
Lawrence also advises on geographical indications and certification trademark applications.Lawrence has been focusing on IP for more than 10 years, during which he rendered substantial IP advice to several FORTUNE 500 companies. His several prominent cases entailed successfully coordinating a raid action with a successful outcome against a trademark infringer in China for a well-known Japanese electric manufacturer, a successful raid action coordinated with Hong Kong Customs against two leading Karaoke chain stores in Hong Kong.
Lawrence also assisted in handling a pre-eminent US based food and beverage manufacturer’s trademark portfolio in Asia.Lawrence also manages two leading Hong Kong real estate agents’ trademark portfolios, including clearance check, filing strategies, filings, maintenance and applications and/or registrations, oppositions and infringement actions.
Before joining ONC, Lawrence previously worked as an Associate with a top tier IP practice of an International law firm for almost 3 years, during which he was subsequently promoted as a Managing Associate. Lawrence is also a part-time tutor and script marker at the Open University of Hong Kong, which augments Lawrence’s practical experience and enables him to stay ahead of the latest IP developments.