Hong Kong Confirms Intellectual Property Rights Are Arbitrable

Hong Kong confirms IP rights are arbitrable

Herbert Smith Freehills review the amendments to the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609), clarifying that disputes over intellectual property rights may be resolved by arbitration and that it is not contrary to Hong Kong public policy to enforce arbitral awards involving intellectual property rights.


About Phillip Rompotis

Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.


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