Chiang Ling Li joins Tiang & Partners in Hong Kong
17 August 2021
Tiang & Partners, an independent Hong Kong law firm which collaborates closely with PwC, has announced that Chiang Ling Li, a leading intellectual property lawyer in Hong Kong and Mainland China, has joined the firm to lead its IP practice.
Li has more than 25 years’ experience in the field of China IP and pharmaceutical law. As a market leading expert, Chiang advises clients on their litigation and transactions involving patents, trade secrets, copyright, unfair competition, 3-D marks and well-known marks. She also pursues criminal enforcement of IP infringement in China. She works closely with industry organizations lobbying for legal reform, including those concerning patent linkage and data exclusivity. Li has been appointed as an arbitrator by CIETAC, HKIAC, ADNDRC, and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. She joins from international law firm Jones Day. She brings a strong technical background to complement her deep experience advocating for clients in a variety of complex patents and trade secrets disputes and brand protection mandates involving multinational companies and Chinese companies in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.
Commenting on Chiang’s hire, Michelle Taylor, partner at Tiang & Partners and a member of PwC’s global legal leadership team, said: “We are thrilled to have Chiang to join us to build our IP practice. Her deep IP experience, market reputation and unparalleled expertise in the life sciences and healthcare sectors will significantly boost our legal capabilities and support our strategic growth in Greater China.”
Chiang said: “I am very excited to join Tiang & Partners, a great platform for me to expand the scope of work for my clients by collaborating closely with PwC’s market-leading professionals across multiple disciplines. I am confident that my practice will play an integral part of offering one-stop business solutions to solve clients’ important IP related problems and deliver sustained outcomes.”