Charmaine Koo is the Co-head of Deacons’ Intellectual Property (IP) Department and the Head of IP Litigation and Enforcement, Commercial IP and Entertainment and Media Practice Groups. Charmaine is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong, Canada and England and Wales. She has a B.Sc. in biology from the University of Toronto, an LLB from Queen’s University, an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge and a Graduate Diploma in IP Law and Practice from the University of Bristol. Charmaine’s practice covers all aspects of IP work including anti-counterfeiting strategies and enforcement of IP rights. She advises on complex IP enforcement advice, litigation and arbitration, and has won a number of high-profile court cases resulting in ground-breaking decisions in the Hong Kong IP field. Charmaine represents many of the world’s leading brands, advertising agencies, entertainment businesses, Internet service providers and content providers in relation to a wide range of innovative IP or internet issues. Charmaine has been recognised as a leading lawyer by some of the most reputable global legal directories such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and World Trademark Review 1000, among others.