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Rebecca Lo

Rebecca Lo

Partner : Intellectual Property Department

Tel : +852 2825 2521
Fax : +852 2845 9294
Email : rebeccalo@gallantho.com
Address : Address : 5/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Education and Qualifications


  • B.Soc Sc. (Hons.) The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • LL.M. University of Hong Kong
  • Solicitor of Hong Kong (1985)
  • Solicitor of England and Wales (1988) (non-practising)
  • Barrister & Solicitor of A.C.T., Australia (1991) (non-practising)
  • Attorney-at-Law, California Bar, U.S.A. (1992)
  • Advocate & Solicitor of Singapore (1994) (non-practising)
  • Notary Public (1996)
  • China-Appointed Attesting Officer (2009)
  • Accredited General Mediator of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (2012)
  • Accredited General Mediator of Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (2013)


Practice Areas
Intellectual Property and Technology; Media & Entertainment; Cyber Laws and e-Business Laws
Experience
  • Extensive experience in intellectual property (IP) filing and prosecution, opposition / revocation / invalidation proceedings, IP portfolio management, enforcement of IP rights (including interlocutory and permanent injunctions and administrative enforcement) and commercialization of IP rights
  • Conducting IP audit and IP due diligence in connection with IPO and merger and acquisition transactions
  • Advising, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts involving IP rights and information technology, such as co-branding and marketing collaboration agreements, licence and franchise agreements, brand development agreements, website development agreement, software development agreements, hardware procurement agreements, outsourcing and facilities management agreements, escrow agreements. data centre agreements, consultancy agreements, commissioning agreements, ODM and OEM agreements, supply, distribution and agency agreements and confidentiality agreements
  • Advising on issues relating to doing business online, such as website terms of use, online marketing and advertising, privacy data retention, and related agreements
  • Advising film and digital content production companies on production agreements, distribution agreements, licence agreements, adaptation agreements, artiste agreements, spokesperson agreements and product placement agreements
  • Advising a leading university in Hong Kong on technology transfer, technology licensing, and commercialization of technologies, including drafting and negotiating research and development agreements, university-industry collaboration agreements, sponsorship agreements and commercialization agreements
  • Advising a world-renowned Internet Content Provider from time to time on Hong Kong law issues relating to various aspects of its business
  • Drafting and negotiating the full suite of agreements entered into with market information vendors, subscribers, sub-licensees, payment gateway, etc. for a financial information portal headquartered in Hong Kong
  • Resolving disputes relating to above agreements through litigation, arbitration and mediation
Languages
Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English
Public Services
  • Vice-President of Hong Kong Society of Notaries (2011-2013) and Member of the Council of the said society (2005 to present)
  • Ex-Chairman of the Examination Committee of Hong Kong Society of Notaries (2008 Examination) and Member of the Examination Committee (2015 and 2019 Examinations)
  • Member of the Intellectual Property Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong (1997 to present)
  • Member of the Working Party on Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, The Law Society of Hong Kong (2009 – 2017)
  • Member of the Working Party on Data Privacy and Records Management, The Law Society of Hong Kong (2019 to present)
  • Council of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) (1992 to present) and member of the Advisory Committee of the said association (2018 to present)
  • President of the Hong Kong Group of APAA (2015 to present) and member of the Council of the said society (1992 to present)
  • Founding Chairman (2000 -2004) of Licensing Executives Society China, Hong Kong Sub-Chapter, and member of the Council of the said society (2000 to present)
  • Member of the Hong Kong – Taiwan Business Co-operation Committee, Hong Kong Trade Development Council