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Deacons’ IP Practice Wishes You a Prosperous Year

As the New Year arrives, and with Lunar New Year approaching, our IP practice is pleased to announce that we have garnered many prestigious awards and accolades over the past year. From market-leading industry journals to independent legal directories, our successes have been acknowledged on many levels. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients and friends for their unwavering support.

As Hong Kong’s largest full-service IP team, we are committed to protecting and developing your IP assets in Hong Kong, China and the Asia region. We are continuously expanding our team and deepening our bench of capabilities, and we are pleased to announce the promotion of Jeffrey McLean as a partner of the team. Jeff’s practice includes patent specification drafting and prosecution of patents including strategic advice on filing and prosecution strategies in China, Europe, the United States, Hong Kong, Australia and other substantive jurisdictions across a wide range of technologies.

Our IP partners continue to be highly ranked as IP Stars by Managing IP, World Trademark Review 1000, Chambers Asia Pacific, Legal 500 and IAM Patent 1000 etc. Senior Associate Ian Liu was recognised as a Patents Rising Star by Expert Guides and Senior Associate Nina Fitzgerald was lauded with the “Asia IP Rising Star” award by Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards. Both Ian and Nina were saluted as Next Generation Lawyers in the Legal 500.

We wish you a prosperous and successful New Year, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with you in 2018.

Awards & Recognitions

  • “Hong Kong Independent Firm of the Year”, Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards (2017)
  • "Firm of the Year – Hong Kong", Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards (2017)
  • Ranked as Band 1 for Intellectual Property by Chambers Asia Pacific(2018)
  • Ranked as Tier 1 for Intellectual Property by Legal 500(2018)
  • Ranked as Gold Tier in “Enforcement and Litigation” and “Prosecution and Strategy” in Hong Kong by World Trademark Review 1000 (2018)


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