Douglas Clark

Gilt Chambers

Doug is an IP barrister practicing in Hong Kong. He was previously based in Shanghai where he established and headed international law firm Hogan Lovells Mainland China intellectual property practice. Doug has handled many patent litigation cases in Mainland China as well as numerous cross border litigation cases in Asian and European jurisdictions, and in the United States. He has been an expert witness in numerous court cases and arbitrations on PRC and Hong Kong law. Doug has a BA (Asian Studies) and LLB (Hons) from the Australian National University. He studied Chinese and Chinese law from 1988 to 1990 at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Doug speaks English, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese. He is the author of Patent Litigation in China (OUP, 2nd ed. 2015) and Intellectual Property in Hong Kong (LexisNexis, 2019) as well as a history on extraterritoriality in China, Gunboat Justice. and has published numerous papers on IP in industry journals.