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Helen Tang

Partner




Hong Kong


Experience


Helen Tang’s practice focuses on regional trademark prosecution work, strategic planning and management of international trademark portfolios; providing advice on protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, trademark oppositions and revocations; trademark audits, licensing and acquisitions.

Helen has represented multinational and Asia-based clients in a wide range of industries, including F&B, fashion, cosmetics, entertainment, personal care products, sports and leisure, pharmaceuticals, electronics and industrial designs.

Helen previously served as a senior solicitor with the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong Government and was closely involved in the drafting and passage of the current Hong Kong Trade Marks Ordinance.

She graduated from the University of Melbourne obtaining an L.L.B. and B. Comm and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Victoria, Australia.

Helen was the President of The Hong Kong Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners from 2011 to 2013 of which she remains a Council Member.  She is presently a member of the Trade Marks Committee of the Asia Patent Attorneys Association (Hong Kong Group) and a member of the Licensing Executives Society of China, Hong Kong Sub-Chapter.

Helen speaks fluent English and Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and Shanghainese).

Helen has been recognized as a leading practitioner since 2007, by publications such as Managing IP's 'IP Stars', World Trademark Review 1000, Chambers, and Asialaw Leading Lawyers.




Having been in the IP field since 1997, [Helen] has developed the ability to “answer your question and the next three question you haven’t asked yet”.
– World Trademark Review 1000

Education


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne
  • B.C, University of Melbourne

Admissions


  • Hong Kong
  • England and Wales
  • Victoria, Australia

Languages


  • Cantonese (native)
  • Mandarin (fluent)
  • Shanghainese (fluent)
  • English (fluent)

Recognitions


  • Managing IP – IP Stars
  • World Trademark Review 1000
  • Chambers
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers