Alison Wong

IAM Research

The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.

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The success of global heavyweight Bird & Bird’s integrated Hong Kong and China practice is undeniable. A team of over 50 IP professionals offers seamless services to respected local and international clients, including the City University of Hong Kong. The side was also the only external adviser to the Hong Kong government on its project to reform the city’s patent system. Matthew Laight leads a team celebrated for its technically savvy individuals, most of whom are bilingual, with an outstanding track record in high-tech patent matters. Cross-border litigator Ted Chwu’s strengths are his “good knowledge, efficiency and how he always tries to accommodate requests and understands problems”. With a background in IP prosecution, Chwu is also a highly competent portfolio manager, “providing technical advice in a clear and concise manner while simplifying any complex issues. He will always find a way to amend claims so they can be accepted by examiners, foresees potential problems and then offers sounds advice and solutions.” As head of the Asia life sciences and healthcare practice, Alison Wong supports companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries, handling everything from enforcement in China to transactional issues.

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