Oldham Li & Nie has announced the establishment of its IP consultancy OLN IP. Co-led by managing director Benjamin Choi and Vera Sung, OLN IP offers contentious IP services, including IP protection through enforcements in both administrative and court proceedings.

Choi joined the firm recently from Deacons, his practice covers local and foreign trademark prosecution. He is particularly experienced in conducting IP due diligence for M&A projects involving the transaction of IP assets. He also advises on general IP enforcement, passing-off/unfair competition, domain name disputes and data privacy issues. Prior to joining Deacons, he was a partner at Mayer Brown.

Senior partner Gordon Oldham comments: “We are delighted to have Benjamin Choi join OLN IP. He brings two decades of commercial IP experience and will lead the new venture together with OLN partner, Vera. We are proud to pioneer OLN IP as an innovative consultancy driving the change in today’s IP market. Along with OLN Online, it is another example of the firm’s commitment to provide a recovering and renewed Hong Kong business community with the IP and legal solutions that it requires.”