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.



Intellectual Property

  • Acted on HKIAC, SIAC, ICC, CIETAC, LCIA and JAMS arbitrations involving IP, technology and competition law issues. 
  • Drafted, reviewed and negotiated IP license agreements, franchise agreements, technology agreements, transition services agreement and manufacturing and distribution agreements.
  • Conducted litigation in the Hong Kong High Court for various patent, trade mark and copyright infringement matters as well as breach of confidence. More recently, disputes covering cryptocurrencies. 
  • Advised on IP issues including infringement, brand protection strategy, parallel importation, revocation of IP rights, licensing issues, trade promotions, consumer protection issues and advertising.


  • "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 


  • ロンドン大学, Bachelor of Laws
    Second Class Honours (Upper Division)


  • Malaysia
  • Hong Kong


  • 英語
  • Malay
  • ヒンディー語
  • 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