Deacons’ Intellectual Property practice once again ranked in WTR 1000’s 2021 edition

24 February 2021, award

For the sixth consecutive year, Deacons’ Intellectual Property practice has been ranked gold-tier in the “Enforcement and Litigation” and “Prosecution and Strategy” categories by the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000). Seven Deacons partners and counsels also achieved stellar individual rankings, claiming the highest number of ranked individuals from any law firm in the Hong Kong chapter:

Enforcement and litigation

  • Charmaine Koo (highly recommended)
  • Catherine Zheng (recommended)
  • Dora Si (recommended)

Prosecution and strategy

  • Annie Tsoi (gold tier)
  • Catherine Zheng (gold tier)
  • Patsy Lau (gold tier)
  • Emmy Chow (bronze tier)
  • Loretta Lau (bronze tier)


  • Charmaine Koo (highly recommended)
  • Catherine Zheng (highly recommended)

Congratulations to our IP practice for achieving these impressive rankings!

The WTR 1000 is the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field. It identifies the leading players in over 70 key jurisdictions globally.

To learn more about the relevant rankings, please click here.