Personal Experience & Biography
Evelyne was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2005 and joined OLN in 2013.
She has extensive experience in intellectual property matters including non-contentious matters, such as prosecution of trade marks (including collective trade mark, certification trade mark and defensive trade mark), designs and patent matters in Hong Kong and China.
Evelyne has substantial experience in handling clients’ trade mark portfolios in different industries globally, from financial institutions and hotel and catering businesses to office solutions suppliers. She also handles contentious intellectual properties matters, such as trade mark opposition, revocation (based on non-use or other grounds) and declaration of invalidation as well as patent revocation.
In addition, she handles domain name registration as well as domain name dispute resolution matters for .hk and .cn domain name disputes filed through the International Arbitration Centre and Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre.
Evelyne has written articles on IP issues which are regularly posted on OLN website. Her article “Effects on Use of Trademark as OEM in China” (co-authored with Angel Luo) was published in the January 2020 issue of Legal Era Magazine (issued by Legal Media Group), which can be seen by clicking on this link: https://www.legaleraonline.com/le_mag_pdf/Legal_Era_Magazine_Jan2020.pdf for viewing this article.
Evelyne is a member of the Hong Kong Federation of Women Lawyers. She speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.