Adelaide Yu

Adelaide is a Principal based in the Hong Kong office.

Adelaide’s practice covers all areas of IP, including contentious and non-contentious matters.  She is particularly skilled and experienced in the enforcement and protection of IP, including trademarks, copyright, patents, and registered designs in Hong Kong.  She has extensive experience in handling China-Hong Kong related infringement cases. For China, she advises on IP enforcement strategies and has considerable experience in handling IP litigation, administrative and criminal raids and customs seizures. 

Adelaide also has substantive experience in advising clients on data protection issues

Professional qualifications 

  • LLB (Hons), University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales, United Kingdom


  • WTR 1000, 2018: Ranked Silver

  • WTR 1000, 2017: Ranked Silver

  • WTR 1000, 2016: Ranked Silver

  • WTR 1000, 2015: Ranked Bronze

  • WTR 1000, 2014: Listed as a 'Leading individual'

  • WTR 1000, 2013: Listed as a 'Leading individual' and 'Recommended'

  • Managing Intellectual Property (2014-2018): Named as an 'IP' star

  • Legal 500, (2010-2018): Listed as a 'Recommended'

Personal interests

  • Travel and food