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Nick Redfearn has worked with Rouse since 1995, in London, China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Dubai, setting up offices in Thailand and the Philippines and running the Hong Kong and Guangzhou offices for a time. He now manages Rouse’s Indonesia business and is also Chairman of the Rouse Board of Directors, co-head of the firm’s client development team and has a regional Asian business development role.

Nick has run anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy in Asian jurisdictions (especially Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam); trade mark, patent and design filing in Asian jurisdictions; complex IP litigation in Asia, including cross border disputes, and has managed IP litigation in China.

Nick is the author of the IP Komodo Dragon blog (, the active source of news and commentary about South East Asian IP development.

Nick has been recognised repeatedly as a leading individual IP lawyer in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 and as an Asialaw Leading Lawyer for both Indonesia and Hong Kong & China. He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and French.