Jacky specializes in intellectual property, with an emphasis on trademarks. He has extensive experience in providing targeted strategic advice to help brand owners align their intellectual property strategies with business goals and objectives.
A lawyer and trademark agent, Jacky’s practice primarily focuses on trademarks, copyright, domain names, licensing and intellectual property-related transactions. He regularly assists clients in securing trademark and copyright registrations in Canada and manages their global portfolios. He is also experienced in conducting contentious trademark matters, including trademark oppositions and non-use cancellation proceedings in Canada.
Jacky enjoys learning clients’ business models and using that information to build a targeted branding strategy. Drawing on his extensive experience in protecting, managing and enforcing intellectual property rights in Canada, Jacky regularly advises clients on taking proactive measures when navigating through the trademark registration process, identifying potential contentious intellectual property issues, mitigating risks and managing cost expectations.
Jacky is experienced in assisting brand owners of various sizes, ranging from multinational corporations to individually-owned businesses, operating in industries including food and beverage, fashion, finance, information technology, online retail, pharmaceutical, restaurants, and eSports. He also has particular knowledge in assisting early-stage companies with their intellectual property needs through his involvement with BLG’s StartUp & Grow™ program.
Jacky has specific interests in the ongoing development of laws in artificial intelligence and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Jacky is fluent in Cantonese and conversant in Mandarin.