People & Places
Tat Wai Kwok promoted to partner at Zaid Ibrahim & Co.13 January 2021
Kuala Lumpur-based Kwok handles trademark registration, IP advisory work, investigations and enforcement.
David Swain joins Lewis Silkin as partner in Hong Kong13 January 2021
Swain will help launch the London-based firm’s IP launch in Asia-Pacific.
Hwee Yee Tan promoted to senior associate at LAW Partnership07 January 2021
Tan specializes in IP disputes, as well as commercial and debt recovery claims.
Christopher Smith joins SIPS in Hong Kong07 January 2021
Smith noted for his trademark enforcement work in greater China.
Adrian Kuti promoted to partner at Clayton Utz05 January 2021
Sydney-based lawyer noted for technology and telecoms, franchising code work.
Cheryl Ng joins ZICO Insights Law in Singapore to launch disputes practice05 January 2021
ZICO will also draw on heavy-hitting Tham Lijing to act as its external counsel.
Frankie-Rae Clapham promoted to senior associate at MDW in Melbourne05 January 2021
Lawyer drafts and negotiates cast agreements for local and international talent.
Gina Tresidder joins Russell Kennedy Lawyers as special counsel05 January 2021
Melbourne-based lawyer is part of the corporate and commercial team, specializing in IP matters.
Joel Smith joins Hogan Lovells IPMT practice in London05 January 2021
IP litigator, commercial IP specialist previously worked in Hong Kong, Sydney.
John Dieckmann promoted to partner at Clayton Utz05 January 2021
Melbourne-based lawyer handles large-scale technology procurement projects, IP and IT matters.
Kylie Joiner promoted to special counsel at MDW in Melbourne05 January 2021
Lawyer works with feature film, television producers during project development and production.
Tarek Saad joins Crowell Morning as senior counsel05 January 2021
Doha-based Saad handles complex, high-value commercial disputes, including IP matters.
Ingrid Seegers joins Ironside McDonald as trademark attorney04 January 2021
Auckland-based Seegers known for trademark prosecution and enforcement work.
Lucy Hudson joins Woodhouse IP as owner/director.04 January 2021
Auckland-based Hudson joins boutique’s founder Marcus Woodhouse.