Alison is a partner in the Hong Kong/China IP group. She specialises in the conduct and supervision of multi-jurisdictional IP and patent litigation in Asia and has worked extensively in the life sciences sector. Alison has undertaken a number of high-profile patent and copyright actions in Hong Kong, China and south-east Asia for pharmaceutical companies.
Her non-contentious practice covers the development and implementation of IP protection strategies, regulatory advice, IP audits and clearances, and domain name disputes in China and Asia.
Alison has been ranked as a leading IP lawyer in industry directories and publications, including Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences (2010), The Legal 500: Asia Pacific (2010–2011) and Chambers Asia (2010). She is a regular speaker at international conferences and was involved in lobbying the HKSAR government and the HKSAR Legislative Council on copyright law reform. She is a member of APAA, INTA and HKTMP.
Alison qualified in Hong Kong in 1996 and in England and Wales in 1997. She became a partner of Bird & Bird in 2004.
IAM Patent 1000 (2015) says: "Sharply focused tactician” Alison Wong is lauded for her adroit handling of pharmaceutical matters."
WWL says: For both patent infringment and regulatory matters, she is considered "a standout choice"
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