Chris is a Principal and the Deputy General Manager of our China business.
Chris has managed IPR strategy, management, and enforcement programs in China for several multinational corporations.
Although most of Chris’s seventeen-year career was spent managing IP enforcement programs for Rouse's leading clients in China, he has also worked in our Thailand office and handled matters in a number of southeast Asian countries.
Chris has in-depth knowledge and experience of investigations management, Customs and administrative cases, criminal prosecution, and civil litigation in China, and is one of the founders of the CIELA IP litigation database. Chris also advises clients on their IP strategy, use of internal and external resources, benchmarking and budgeting, and aspects of the commercial strategy that impact on IP management. He has more recently assisted technology clients with IP commercialization and transactions in China.