Gabriela Kennedy

Key details

  • Job title:Partner/Head of Asia IP & TMT Practice
  • Jurisdiction:Hong Kong
  • Practice area:Litigation, Trade Secrets, Copyright, Technology, Licensing, Prosecution, Telecommunications, Dispute Resolution, Software

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Founder and Managing Consultant   Liz Lenjo is the founder and managing consultant of MYIP Legal Studio, where she specialises in IP, entertainment, media and fashion law. She is a member of Kenya‚Äôs copyright tribunal, serves on the Kenya Fashion Council as the head of IP and policy in the legal committee. Her stated long-term goal is to see a Kenya that appreciates the value of IP and the value of the arts in the entertainment industry, and Lenjo has developed a pioneer legal blog focusing on non-lawyers to help them understand their IP rights to help achieve this aim. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, East Africa Law Society, Kenya Industrial Property Institute, and Kenya‚Äôs Federation of Women Lawyers.
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Founding Partner   Vivien Chan is the founding and senior partner of Vivien Chan & Co, a Greater China law firm with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. She has more than 40 years of experience in M&A, China direct investment, corporate services, employment, information technology, IP and related tax issues.