Joerg Sosna

Joerg Sosna

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Trade Marks
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Joerg has over 10 years’ experience in intellectual property law in Hong Kong, China and Macao, specializing in all aspects of Trademarks, Designs and related laws including portfolio management, clearance, prosecution, opposition, revocation, transactions, licensing and rights enforcement as well as domain name disputes.

Joerg graduated in law from the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He completed a Master’s degree course on European Law at Padua University and Leipzig University and he successfully passed the Lawyers’ Second State Exam in Rhineland-Palatinate/Germany.

Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2006, he has worked in Germany and Italy. Joerg is a member of GRUR – Deutsche Vereinigung fur gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e. V. (German Association of Intellectual Property Professionals).

His working languages are German, English and Italian.


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New Amendments to the China Trade Mark Law to Curb Bad-Faith Filings
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has attracted numerous trade mark squatters to initiate malicious filings with the...
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has...
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