Cedric Yip Principal

Cedric Yip



Cedric is a highly experienced trade mark specialist with a focus on contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters in China and the Greater China region (covering Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Chinese Taipei).

He has a wealth of experience in trade mark portfolio management, filing strategies and clearance, prosecution, opposition, revocation and invalidation actions, as well as customs raids and infringement actions. In addition to trade mark matters, Cedric also handles registered design / design patent and copyright cases, and domain name disputes.

Cedric’s practice extends to IP matters in other countries in Southeast Asia, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Cedric is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Trade Mark Practitioners and an accredited mediator.

Academic qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Peking University)

Before Ownership

Hastings & Co. (Hong Kong SAR), 1996-2004
Ella Cheong (Hong Kong SAR and China), 2004-2016
Spruson & Ferguson (Hong Kong SAR and China), 2016-2023