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Grace Wong

Special Counsel
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Grace Wong is a special counsel in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office. She manages a number of high profile trademark portfolios for MNCs and advises on general IP issues and technology transactions. Ms. Wong has acted for public and private sector clients globally in a wide spectrum of industries.

Practice Focus

Ms. Wong's practice covers different areas of intellectual property, including brand protection, trademark portfolio management, as well as commercial exploitation of IP.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising a multinational insurance company on investment in a start-up company focusing on development of digital platform
  • Advising a Korean electronics company on acquisition of a software and related transactions
  • Advising a multinational consumer goods company on advertising issues in Hong Kong
  • Advising a U.S. hospitality company on IP-related issues in a restructuring exercise and related transactions
  • Advising a multinational media company on brand protection and managing its trademark portfolio in China
  • Advising a U.S. clothing and cosmetic brand on brand protection and managing its trademark portfolio in China
  • Advising a U.S. agricultural company on proposed JV structure in China involving intra-company technology (and other IP) cross-licensing and reviewing related agreements
  • Advising a French animation company on proposed JV structure in China and related IP assignment and licensing agreements
  • Advising various MNCs on IP licensing arrangements and agreements
  • Assisting in IP due diligence exercises for various commercial transactions, including proposed acquisitions and investments

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Law Society of Hong Kong - member

Admissions

  • Hong Kong (2006)

Education

  • University of Hong Kong (P.C.LL.) (2004)
  • University of Hong Kong (LL.B.) (2003)

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Mandarin