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Victor Tse
Committee Vice-Chair

Bird & Bird

Victor's experience as a patent attorney and lawyer enables him to help clients effectively protect, exploit and enforce their IP rights in industry sectors utilising software, electronics, advanced manufacturing and robotics.

Victor is a senior managing associate in our Intellectual Property practice, based in Hong Kong. He has acted for many high profile technology companies, venture capital firms and financial institutions, advising on a broad range of legal issues involving technology, from obtaining protection for new products and services, commercialising technology through licensing, resolving disputes, and where necessary, enforcing rights through litigation. Victor helps clients develop and implement strategies for exploiting IP rights more effectively, and for managing legal risks arising from a commercial launch or use of new technologies when faced with existing IP rights.

His litigation experience has touched upon a wide variety of technologies, including telecommunications, electronics, software, mining, medical devices and mechanical technologies. Victor has also assisted clients on disputes concerning the misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information.

He is a registered Australian patent attorney, with considerable experience in drafting, analysing and prosecuting patent applications around the world.

Victor graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with Bachelor degrees (with honours) in both law and computing science. He also has a Masters degree in law from the University of Melbourne. Victor was admitted in New South Wales and Victoria (Australia) in 2002.

He has been appointed Co-Chair of the Asian Patent Attorney's Association (International) Standing Committee on Emerging IP Rights, and as a Vice-Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) IP Committee. Victor is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.