Charmaine Kwong

Charmaine Kwong

Associate
Hong Kong

Email charmaine.kwong@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +852 2219 0888

Fax +852 2219 0222

LanguagesEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Charmaine Kwong assists brand owners in managing their global trademark and design portfolios, securing trademark registrations, and enforcing intellectual property (IP) rights through contentious proceedings, arbitrations, negotiations, or otherwise. She also advises clients on trade descriptions and personal data privacy and protection issues.

Charmaine assists brand owners with managing their global IP portfolio, registering their IPs and devising appropriate brand protection strategies. She also advises clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings involving IP rights and their enforcement. Having trained at Hogan Lovells, she also assisted the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) team on matters including advisory work on commercial agreements and data privacy and protection.

Charmaine graduated with a first class honors law degree and was the president of the Undergraduate Law Society at university. She was awarded numerous scholarships, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government Scholarship, the Lee Quo Wei Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Golden Jubilee Scholarship, and our very own Hogan Lovells LLB prize.

Awards and recognitions

2016-2017

Individuals' Special Award; 2016/17 Recognition Scheme for the Provision of Pro Bono Legal Services

2018

Individual Gold Award; 2018 Pro Bono and Community Service Awards, Law Society of Hong Kong

Education and admissions

Education

P.C.LL., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015

LL.B., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014

Memberships

The Law Society of Hong Kong

Court admissions

Hong Kong

Representative experience

Representing clients on company name hijacking matters.

Representing various clients with respect to domain name recovery proceedings.

Advising clients on issues of personal data privacy and protection.

Advising a Korean company in the setting up of data centers in Hong Kong.

Advising a global toys company in a trademark dispute in Hong Kong over its household character name.

Advising a cinema chain in handling customer complaints and false advertising issues.

Advising on complaints and regulatory investigations under Trade Descriptions Ordinance.

Advising a leading lingerie-maker in enforcing its intellectual property rights cross-border against infringers in mainland China.

Advising an Indian solar technology company in a US$285m arbitration regarding the sale and purchase of solar wafers (HKIAC, Hong Kong).

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