Cedric Yip

Cedric Yip

Senior Associate
Trade Marks, Designs
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Overview

Cedric Yip holds a Bachelor of Laws from Peking University. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Trademark Practitioners.

Cedric has more than 15 years’ experience in leading intellectual property law firms and his extensive working experience includes trademark prosecution not only for Hong Kong and mainland China but also throughout Asia.

He specialises on trademark prosecution including advice on availability and registrability of trademarks for registration, dealing with official actions, trademark portfolio management and contentious proceedings including opposition, revocation and invalidation actions. He also handles trademark enforcement actions and domain name disputes.

In addition to trademark matters, Cedric also handles registered design prosecution in Hong Kong and design patent prosecution in China.

Cedric’s working languages are English, and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese).


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New rules to sanction trade mark filing irregularities in China
The China State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) announced the enactment of the Rules on Regulating Trade Mark Filing Acts, which was released in the form of SAMR Decree No.17...
The China State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) announced the enactment of the Rules on Regulating Trade Mark Filing Acts,...
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Charitable work and a dispute about a smile
OPERATION SMILE, INC. v BEAM INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION LIMITED (formerly known as OPERATION SMILE - CHINA MEDICAL MISSION LIMITED) HCA 1026/2015 In a recent judgment, the Hong Kong High Court decided whether,...
OPERATION SMILE, INC. v BEAM INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION LIMITED (formerly known as OPERATION SMILE - CHINA MEDICAL MISSION LIMITED) HCA...
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