Co-chair of Asian Women's Network

Amita Haylock

Intellectual Property, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Technology & IP Transactions

“Amita Haylock is standout – she's responsive, commercial and extremely smart. She doesn't shy away from taking 'a view' and always looks to provide actionable advice with the client's particular needs in mind. She takes time to understand each client, and the services provided by her team very much reflects this. Very highly recommended. Really the go-to counsel in this space [TMT] in Asia.” 
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific


Amita Haylock helps clients to address all aspects of IP , competition, and public law – encompassing licensing, advisory, litigation, and arbitration -- across a broad range of industries, including the Technology Media & Telecommunications sector. 

She has experience representing applicants and respondents in high-profile judicial reviews involving various complex issues.  Amita is fluent in English, Malay, Hindi, Punjabi, and Bahasa Indonesia.



  • Assisted with extensive IP due diligence (including various patents) and an IP Opinion for a company applying to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. We also assisted with replying to queries raised by the Stock Exchange and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).


  • A Global technology company delivering blockchain-based solutions on the licensing of its blockchain technology into mainland China.
  • A Global technology company on various regulatory and licensing issues concerning the use of its app in the APAC region including new business models, IP licences, competition law and cybersecurity and data privacy issues. 
  • On telecoms regulatory issues.


  • "Trademark Lawyer of the Year" – Euromoney APAC Women in Business Law Awards (2023)
  • Ranked by World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000: China and SARs: Hong Kong
  • "Recommended Individuals: Litigation, Hong Kong" – IAM Patent 1000
  • "Leading Individual: Intellectual Property, International Firms, China" – Chambers Global, Chambers Greater China Region 
  • "Up and Coming: Intellectual Property, International Firms, China" – Chambers Global, Chambers Greater China Region 


  • University of London, Bachelor of Laws
    Second Class Honours (Upper Division)


  • Malaysia
  • Hong Kong


  • Englisch
  • Malay
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Bahasa Indonesia


  • Member of the Program Committee, Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center
  • Member of Intellectual Property Committee, The Law Society of Hong Kong
  • Vice Chair (IP), Shadow Economy Task Force, The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong 
  • Independent Members' Representative, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Member, Standing Committee on Commercialization of IP, AIPPI