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Vivien Chan

Vivien Chan

Vivien Chan & Co32/F, Harbour Centre25 Harbour RoadHong KongHong Kong

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vivien Chan is among the most experienced IP practitioners in Asia,and is frequently called on to deploy her expertise gained through more than 30 years in the field.

Biography

Vivien Chan is the senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co, a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Women of Influence Awards, held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong. She was also recently recognised in WIPR Leaders (2019) for her work in trademarks and patents.

Vivien was honoured with the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2008, and the Silver Bauhinia Star in 2014, by the HKSAR government for her outstanding contributions to Hong Kong.

Vivien started her own law firm in 1985 and has over 40 years of experience in M&A, China direct investment, corporate services, employment, technology transfers and information technology, intellectual property and related tax issues. As a firm, Vivien Chan & Co has won numerous awards and accolades, and is consistently named as one of the leading intellectual property firms in Greater China and Asia.

Vivien is a Justice of the Peace and a past president of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She is a notary public; a notarial attesting officer in PRC; and an arbitrator at CIETAC, the Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Shenzhen Arbitration Commission. She has been consistently recommended as an adviser in the M&A category for Hong Kong and China by Global Law Experts, as well as a leading lawyer in labour and employment, and patents and trademarks, by WWL.

Vivien received her law degree from King's College London, and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales; Hong Kong; Australia; and Singapore. Vivien is fluent in English, Mandarin, French and Cantonese.

Trademarks 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Vivien Chan “provides excellent trademark counsel and prosecution with an outstanding response time”, according to sources familiar with her work in the area.

Biography

Vivien Chan is the senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co, a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017 by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and was recently recognised as one of the 2018 WIPR Leaders in trademarks and patents. Vivien was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2008 and Silver Bauhinia Star in 2014 by the HKSAR government for her outstanding contributions to Hong Kong. 

Vivien started her own law firm in 1985 and has over 30 years of experience in M&A, China direct investment, corporate services, employment, technology transfers and information technology, intellectual property and related tax issues. As a firm, Vivien Chan & Co has won numerous awards and accolades, and is consistently named as one of the leading intellectual property firms in Greater China and Asia. 

Vivien is a Justice of the Peace and a past president of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. She is a notary public, a notarial attesting officer in PRC and an arbitrator at CIETAC, Shanghai International Arbitration Center and the Shenzhen Arbitration Commission. She has been consecutively recommended as an adviser in the M&A category for Hong Kong and China by Global Law Experts,as well as a leading lawyer in technology, media and telecommunications; information technology; and patents and trademarks by WWL.

Vivien received her law degree from King's College London, and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales; Hong Kong; Australia; and Singapore. Vivien is fluent in English, Mandarin, French and Cantonese.

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