May Chan

May Chan

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Overview

May Chan received her Bachelor of Laws degree and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong. She was admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong and to the Roll of Solicitors in the United Kingdom, and as a Legal Practitioner in Australia (New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania).

She has been involved extensively in trademark prosecution, opposition and invalidation proceedings in China, Hong Kong, Macau and other Asian regions including Taiwan, Japan and Korea. May is also a Notary Public.

May’s working languages are English and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese). She has a basic knowledge of French and German.


May Chan's Insights
China steps up its efforts in combatting bad faith trade mark filings
In a recent press conference held by the China State Council Information Office, HE Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) stated that in the...
In a recent press conference held by the China State Council Information Office, HE Zhimin, Deputy Commissioner of the...
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Electronic certificates for trade mark registrations to be issued from 2022
The CNIPA announced that only electronic copies of trade mark registration certificates will be issued in 2022. The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) published an announcement on 12 October...
The CNIPA announced that only electronic copies of trade mark registration certificates will be issued in 2022. The China National...
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Significant Reduction in Trade Mark Official Fees in China
On 28 June 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released a lowering of fees notice in relation to Chinese trade marks and patents as part of the...
On 28 June 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released a lowering of fees notice in relation...
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