Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes

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The HKIAC Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes comprises members who have demonstrated extensive experience and strong expertise in resolving intellectual property disputes. 

Last NameFirst NameFirm/ChambersCountryCV
BENNETTAnnabelle5 WentworthAustralia
Brown QCNeilN.AHong Kong / Australia
CertilmanSteven ASteven A. Certilman PCUnited States
ChuaYvonneWilkinson & GristHong Kong
ClarkDouglasGilt ChambersHong Kong
de WERRAJacquesUniversity of Geneva School of LawSwitzerland
DonaheyScottIndependent Arbitrator & NeduatirUnited States 
EhiribeIke7 Stones Commercial & IP ChambersUnited Kingdom / Nigeria
FranklinSandra J United States
G. HenriquesDuarteBCH AdvogadosPortugal
GhowsBryanVia law CorporationSingapore
HaasMarie-EmmanuelleMe HaasFrance
HancockTimHaldanesHong Kong
HughesSebastianPrince's ChambersHong Kong
JacobSir RobinUniversity College LondonUnited Kingdom
KennedyGabrielaMayer Brown JSMHong Kong
KreiderDavidDavid L. Kreider, International ArbitratorHong Kong / United States / New Zealand
Kwong JPChi KeungSit Fung Kwong & ShumHong Kong
LeglerThomasPestalozzi Attorneys at Law LtdSwitzerland
LiChiang LingJones DayHong Kong
Liao SCAndrewN.AHong Kong
LingChun WaiDes Voeux ChambersHong Kong
LoBennyDes Voeux ChambersHong Kong
LukLewisPC Woo & CoHong Kong
LyonsDebrett Gordon Australia 
MasonPaulIndependent Arbitrator United States / Brazil  
MichaelsonPeterMichaelson ADR ChambersUnited States
MüllerTobias MalteWirsing Hass ZollerGermany
NahmHo HyunBarun IP & LawSouth Korea
NarayanswamyHariniNarayanswamy AssociatesIndia
O'NeillPhilipN.AUnited States
PerkinsDavidJAMS InternationalUnited Kingdom
RhieJohnQuinn EmanuelHong Kong
Rogers QCAnthonyN.AHong Kong
SchaferErikCohausz & FlorackGermany
ShippColinN.AHong Kong 
Tam SCWinnieDes Voeux ChambersHong Kong
TanLoke-KhoonBaker & McKenzieHong Kong
TanRichardN.ASingapore 
Tan SCTee JimLee & LeeSingapore
Thorley QCSimonBrick Court ChambersUnited Kingdom
TrotmanCliveDispute Science LtdNew Zealand 
WhiteStephen WallaceN.AAustralia
ZhangYulin JerryLawjay PartnersChina
ZhaoYunThe University of Hong KongHong Kong

Interested to be included on the HKIAC IP Panel:


An applicant who is not on HKIAC’s Panel or List of Arbitrators and wishes to be considered for inclusion on the HKIAC Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes must submit the following:

  1.  Application Form - Form PA1;
  2.  Latest CV detailing the applicant’s experience in IP and arbitration;
  3. At least two written references regarding the applicant’s experience in IP and arbitration;
  4. Copies of at least two sanitised arbitral awards concerning IP-related disputes drafted by the applicant within the last five years;
  5. Proposed terms of appointment including a proposed hourly rate; and
  6. Any other materials which the applicant wishes to submit to demonstrate his or her experience in IP and arbitration.  

In exceptional circumstances, HKIAC may waive the third and fourth requirements for eminent arbitrators or practitioners with substantial IP experience.  

An applicant who is already on HKIAC’s Panel or List of Arbitrators and wishes to be considered for inclusion on the HKIAC Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes must submit the following:

  1.   Latest CV detailing the applicant’s experience in IP and arbitration; and
  2.  Any other materials which the applicant wishes to submit to demonstrate his or her experience in IP and arbitration.   

Please note that all applications will be reviewed by the HKIAC Secretariat to ensure that they meet the selection criteria.  If the application satisfies the criteria, it is then placed before the Appointments Committee for consideration.  

Appointments Committee meetings are held on a quarterly basis.  HKIAC will inform all applicants as to the Appointments Committee’s decision on their application.

HKIAC has full discretion and reserves the right to admit or reject applications for inclusion on the Panel. HKIAC may also invite persons fulfilling areas of particular requirements including, inter alia, nationality, place of residence, language ability and experience, to apply for the Panel.

HKIAC’s decisions as to the applications are final.

Membership of the Panel is for a period of three years, ending on 31 December of the third year.

* Awards "drafted" by the applicant will also include those to which they have contributed as part of a three member arbitral tribunal.

 

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