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Jones Day adds to IP capabilities in China with arrival of Horace Lam

May 2011


Washington, DC - The global law firm Jones Day is pleased to announce that Horace Lam has joined the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice in its Beijing office as a partner. Mr. Lam arrives from Hogan Lovells where he was the Local Managing Partner and head of their China IP Practice.

Mr. Lam is a leading IP lawyer in China and practices in all areas of intellectual property, doing both contentious and non-contentious patent, trademark, and copyright work. He represents multinational companies in enforcing their intellectual property rights in Asia and has handled numerous IP disputes in China and Hong Kong. Mr. Lam has advised clients on licensing, franchising, and sale of intellectual property rights and has handled merger control, non-merger investigations, and litigation in Europe and China, with a particular focus on antitrust aspects of intellectual property.

"We are delighted to welcome Horace to Jones Day in China. His experience working with global clients on complex trademark, copyright, and patent issues will help us better serve our clients in Asia," said H. John Kao, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Beijing office. "Intellectual property is a key issue for multinational companies in China, and Horace's extensive experience will also be beneficial to our Chinese clients who are investing and doing business in Europe and elsewhere overseas."

Mr. Lam has worked with companies in the consumer products, luxury goods, automobiles, software, and telecommunications industries. He is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Asia Patent Practitioners Association (APPA). He is also recognized by Chambers Asia and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading individual.

"The ability to handle IP issues in China is critical to our clients and Horace will help us continue to broaden and expand our capabilities in this important market for our clients,” said Anthony Insogna, co-leader of Jones Day's Intellectual Property Practice."

Mr. Lam received his Bachelor of Laws degree and his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a member of the Hong Kong and Australia bar associations, and is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese.

Jones Day is a global law firm practicing in the major centers of business and finance throughout the world. Ranked among the best and most integrated law firms, and perennially ranked among the best in client service, Jones Day acts as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal representation for, more than half of the Fortune Global 500 companies. As one of few global firms with a full-service IP Practice, and operating as One Firm Worldwide, Jones Day provides clients with access to IP lawyers in the United States, Europe, and Asia who are experienced in litigation, prosecution, licensing and technology transfer, and IP counseling.