Mayer Brown

Hong Kong SAR


Practice area

IP STARS Reviews


Mayer Brown has an IP team that can advise on IP disputes and transactions. Head of Asia IP and TMT group Gabriela Kennedy is a lawyer with litigation and transactions experience in the technology sector.

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Mayer Brown has one of the largest IP and TMT practices in Asia with over 50 team members, handling IP litigation, due diligence and transactions, data privacy, franchising and technology cases. The firm's IP team is active in industry sectors such as financial services, construction, manufacturing, real estate, hospitality, media and technology and telecommunications.

Based in Hong Kong, Gabriela Kennedy heads the Asia IP and TMT group. Her practice covers IP, media, information technology and telecommunications law. She handles the full spectrum of IP work from litigation to licensing, strategic advice and portfolio management. Rosita Li is another notable partner of the firm and she acts on both contentious and non-contentious IP and information technology matters in Hong Kong and the PRC.

During the research period Kennedy and her team acted for a listed property developer in a dispute with one of its licensors in relation to the opening of restaurants in Hong Kong.