Jonathan is a Partner in the Intellectual Property group.
Jonathan is a Hong Kong qualified lawyer who obtained his LLB at the Brunel University London, his PCLL degree at the City University of Hong Kong, and an LLM at University of Edinburgh. He is a native English speaker, fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
His practice is a complete IP practice, ranging from advising on transactions, to worldwide prosecution of IP rights, to IP litigation and enforcement strategies in Hong Kong and China. He is also active in the fintech and blockchain spaces.
With over a decade of experience, Jonathan has advised a wide array of leading companies in industries including life sciences, fashion, toys and games, consumer goods, hospitality, TMT, TCM, entertainment, aviation, and energy, amongst others.
Jonathan is regularly sought out by clients as their go-to legal counsel to guide them through their regional contentious and non-contentious legal matters. He regularly advises clients in local and cross-border intellectual property strategies including anti-counterfeiting, customs seizures, IP rights enforcement, technology transfer, co-development projects, and application/registration and commercialisation of all types intellectual property rights. Jonathan’s practice also extends to advising clients on a variety of matters related to their businesses including commercial agreements, complex litigation, IP due diligence, and data privacy.
Jonathan is well recognised for both his enforcement and transaction expertise, being called “truly a master in enforcement and IP transactions”. He was named as one of Asia’s 40 under 40 outstanding legal professionals in the region in 2017, and is ranked in leading international publications.