Dora Si
Dora Si

Dora Si


Hong Kong
+852 2826 5394

Dora Si


Hong Kong
+852 2826 5394

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Dora is qualified in Hong Kong and England and Wales. She holds an LLB (Hons) from University of Hong Kong and LLM (Commercial and Corporate Law) from University of London.

Dora’s practice covers all aspects of IP protection and enforcement.  Dora is specialised in trade mark counselling, clearance, filing strategy and trade mark portfolio management for clients in a variety of industries, including food products, public transport, banks, real estate service, construction materials, fashion, cosmetics, sports equipment, hotels, and other consumer products and services.  In particular, Dora advises on brand protection and anti-counterfeiting strategies, domain name disputes, copyright protection, data protection and internet issues in the PRC.  Dora has also handled complex cross-border infringement issues, and managed AIC raid actions and contentious proceedings in various parts of China.

Dora also advises on IP aspects of commercial transactions and has experience in developing effective strategies for IP monetisation and intellectual asset management, conducting IP audits for mergers and acquisitions, as wells as negotiating and drafting licences and other general commercial agreements relating to the use and acquisition of IP rights. Dora also has experience in recording franchise arrangements with MOFCOM and advising on compliance issues related to internet regulation, data privacy and online marketing in China.

Managing the trade mark portfolios of a Fortune 500 company and its subsidiaries and advising on enforcement strategy and other IP issues arising from their business expansion into China

Acting for a leading US sports equipment brand in a series of trademark litigations and other IP enforcement activities

Advising and assisting in the protection of brands for an internationally renowned American cosmetics business and managing its trade mark portfolio in China

Advising a major US apparel business on compliance issues in relation to data protection and internet in China

Managing worldwide trade mark portfolio and handling cross-border IP enforcement actions for a long-standing food business based in Hong Kong

Advising a HK based global sourcing company on distribution and licensing arrangements involving garments and home products

Acting for a Malaysian conglomerate in the acquisition of the IP portfolio in Greater China

Advising a China based mobile application company in the acquisition of mobile games

Advising on the IP issues of pharmaceutical R&D in China

Memberships and Appointments

Member, The Law Society of Hong Kong

Member, The Law Society of England and Wales

Member, The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)


LLM (Commercial and Corporate Law), University College London, 2005

LLB (Hons.), University of Hong Kong, 2003

Publications/ Articles

Author, “Titles and fictional character names: a struggle for special protection”, Managing IP Magazine (Sep 2020)

Commentator, “China Seeks Long-Term Solution to Counterfeiting”, Bloomberg Law – IP Law News  (Aug 2018)


Speaker, “Doing Business in Mainland China: Protecting your Brands and Copyrights”, Hong Kong Trade Development Council – Hong Kong means business series, Hong Kong (Aug 2020)

Speaker, “Intellectual Property Protection Tips in Mainland China”, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Hong Kong (Mar 2020)

Speaker, “IP Management and Protection in the Mainland”, Business of IP Asia Forum - IP Manager Training Programme, Hong Kong (2018 & 2019)


World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000)

  • Silver Tier Individual in Enforcement and Litigation in Hong Kong (2019-2021)

Legal 500

  • Recommended IP Lawyer in China (2020)
  • Next Generation IP Lawyer in China (2017)

Managing IP

  • Trade Mark Star in Hong Kong (2020)
  • Trade Mark Star in China (2019)

Asian Legal Business 

  • Top 40 under 40 Lawyer in Asia (2020)

Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Expert Guide

  • Trade Mark Rising Star in Hong Kong (2018)