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William M. Catley

Tel         :     +852 2532 5486

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Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (1967) Leeds University, United Kingdom


Jurisdictions (Year of Admission)

England & Wales (1970); Hong Kong (1976)

Other Professional Qualifications

  • Notary Public of the Hong Kong Society of Notaries

Principal Service Areas 

Commercial; Intellectual Property 



Mr. Catley qualified as a Solicitor in England in 1970, and arrived in Hong Kong in 1972 as a Solicitor in the Registrar Generals Department of the Hong Kong Government.  He was admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong in 1976 and as a Notary Public in 1982.  After working as Senior Solicitor in the Trade Marks Registry and Companies Registry, he left the Hong Kong Government to join the present Firm in 1978.  He served on The Hong Kong Government appointed Patent Steering Committee and The Hong Kong Law Society Standing Committee on Intellectual Property for many years and was also the Co Chairman of the APAA Trade Mark Committee. 



  • Member of The Hong Kong Group of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association;

  • Member of The Hong Kong Club;

  • Member of The Hong Kong Jockey Club




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