People & Places
Haq, Leck appointed to IPOS panel of IP adjudicators04 May 2021
Appointments took effect April 1, 2021, for two-year terms.
Mohamed Toorani promoted to DLA Piper in Bahrain04 May 2021
Toorani noted for FinTech work as part of his corporate and IP practice.
Chuanhong Long succeeds Hao Ma as president of CCPIT30 April 2021
Ma, who has retired, will continue to serve the firm as of counsel.
Benjamin Choi tapped to lead Oldham, Li & Nie’s IP consultancy.29 April 2021
Hong Kong-based lawyer will provide commercially-driven advice from OLN IP.
Can Cui has joined Goodwin’s life sciences practice in San Francisco29 April 2021
Cui serves as an external general counsel to life sciences companies in the U.S. and China.
Danny Li appointed counsel at Freshfields in Hong Kong29 April 2021
Li, who focuses on M&A, is also a member of the firm’s fintech/digital team in Asia.
Report: Dentons expected to add offices in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines this year29 April 2021
Firm’s global vice chair announced ASEAN expansion plans in Singapore newspaper.
Donald Robertson joins Dentons as competition and economic regulation partner29 April 2021
Sydney-based lawyer joins the firm’s IP&T practice with blockchain and cryptocurrency expertise.
Duncan Watt promoted to legal director at Eversheds Sutherland29 April 2021
Hong Kong-based lawyer has particular interest in development of cybersecurity regulations.
Emma Iles promoted to partner at HSF in Melbourne29 April 2021
Iles has more than 12 years advisory and litigious experience.
Jack Terceño promoted to partner at Freshfields in Tokyo29 April 2021
Lawyer represents clients in complex international disputes and negotiations.
Khaitan & Co opens office in Singapore29 April 2021
Office will focus on M&A, public and private investments, and advising high net worth Indian families.
Marcus Woo rejoins Perkins Coie; will soon be part of firm’s Taipei office29 April 2021
Woo handled complex IP issues as VP and general counsel at HTC Corporation.
Michelle Gon joins Han Kun Law Offices in Shanghai29 April 2021
Senior lawyer brings expertise in IP, corporate compliance and anti-corruption matters.