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Joseph Chow

Joseph Chow


T:+852 2363 6568

F:+852 2363 8296

Practice Areas


Hong Kong 1999

Joseph is a co-founder of Wellington Legal.

Joseph was admitted in Hong Kong as a solicitor in 1999. He has a wealth of experience in general commercial transactions, securities law, regulatory matters, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. He is particularly experienced in advising corporations and start-ups in developing comprehensive and cost effective intellectual property protection strategies.

He is a regular guest speaker on intellectual property law in international conferences and is the honorary legal advisor to the Hong Kong Brand Development Council.

Joseph graduated with a law degree (LL.B) from City University in 1996 and completed his PCLL in the University of Hong Kong in 1997. He was admitted as a Hong Kong solicitor in 1999.

Apart from law, Joseph is also an independent non-executive director of a listed company. His involvement allows him to understand business from client’s perspective and provide clients with practical and realistic solutions to their legal issues.

Joseph is fluent in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and conversational in Japanese.


  • 3 March 2017 – IPBC Southeast Asia – Singapore – Beyond Patents: Crafting a Comprehensive IP Strategy
  • 9 January 2018 – Asian Licensing Conference – Hong Kong – IP and Legal Fundamentals for Licensing for China Market
  • 14 February 2018 – Japan Delegation to Taipei Game Show 2018 Review Gathering - Japan – Legal Issues for Game Licensing in Hong Kong and Mainland China


  • Director – Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong
  • Executive Committee – Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association
  • Honorary Legal Advisor – Hong Kong Brand Development Council
  • Honorary legal advisor for the Asia Pacific Economic and Culture Federation
  • Honorary legal advisor for the Federation of Restaurant and Related Industry in Hong Kong
  • Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Hong Kong Football Association
  • Member of the Finance Committee of the Hong Kong Tennis Association
  • Honorary legal advisor for the University of Toronto Alumni (Hong Kong) Association