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Tim Hancock

( Consultant )

PERSONAL DETAILS

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property

Admissions

Hong Kong
England & Wales

Other Qualifications

Notary Public

Languages

English

CONTACT

TEL (852) 2868 1234
FAX (852) 2845 1637

EMAIL
 

EXPERIENCE

Tim has lived and worked as a Solicitor in Hong Kong full time since 1980.  During that time, Tim has handled a very wide range of Intellectual property matters. He has been responsible for securing registrations of patents, trade marks and designs in Hong Kong, China, Asia and elsewhere around the world.  He has drafted agreements and advised in relation to the commercial exploitation by way of assignment, licensing, joint venture and franchising of a wide range of Intellectual Property rights in the fields of patents, trade marks, designs, copyright and other related rights for clients in Hong Kong and many other jurisdictions around the world.  He has also advised in relation to issues of confidentiality concerning a wide range of intellectual property rights.


Tim has also been involved in numerous court cases in Hong Kong seeking to enforce Intellectual property rights as well as defending parties accused of infringing the rights of others.  He has also been involved in the enforcement of intellectual property rights in China, other jurisdictions in Asia and elsewhere around the world.


Tim has a very extensive network of personal contacts in all areas of intellectual property in a wide range of countries around the world.  He has been a Council Member of the Hong Kong Group of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association since 1990, and President between 2009 and 2015.

 

 

PROFILE

  • Member of Law Society of Hong Kong since 1980
  • Notary Public since 1988
  • Council Member of the Hong Kong Society of Notaries for over 5 years
  • Council Member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association for over 10 years
  • Personally handled 2 of the 3 patent cases which have proceeded to trial in Hong Kong during the last 25 years
  • Named as one of only 2 acknowledged experts on patent issues in Hong Kong by the 2003 & 2004 "Who's Who Legal Directory" published by Law Business Research Limited
  • Acted as an expert witness on Hong Kong patent law during a trial of a patent action in Texas, USA
  • Speaker twice at Intellectual property Update Lecture Series hosted by a leading US firm of Attorneys which was broadcast live by Internet to their clients and associates around the world
  • Regular attendee and some time speaker at conferences held by the numerous international intellectual property organisations of which Tim is a member
  • Regular speaker at Continuing Professional Development Lectures to fellow Solicitors on a wide range of intellectual property issues