Alison has nearly 20 years' experience in advising clients in the life sciences, banking and electronics sectors.
Alison specialises in the conduct and supervision of multi-jurisdictional IP and patent litigation, and has significant experience in litigating in the Courts in Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam. She also heads the firm's Life Sciences & Healthcare practice in Asia.
Her non contentious practice covers the development and implementation of IP protection strategies, regulatory advice, IP audits and clearances.
She advises pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies on regulatory issues, market authorisations, clinical trial agreements and public sector procurement. Alison has also been involved in negotiating R&D agreements and technology licensing in both the biotechnology and pharmaceutical contexts.
Alison continues to be ranked as a leading IP and Life Science lawyer by the major industry publications and legal directories including Chambers Asia-Pacific, The International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers, IAM Patent 1000, Asia law’s Leading Lawyers, Lawyer Monthly, and the Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners. She has also been recognised as one of "The Top 250 Woman in IP 2016" by MIP and was a winner in the 'Life Sciences Lawyer of the Year - Hong Kong' category of the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2013-2015.
She is a regular speaker at international conferences and was involved in lobbying the HKSAR government and the HKSAR Legislative Council on copyright law reform, and is also a member of APAA, INTA and the HKTMP.