Speaker Detail

Tim Smith



Tim is an Executive at Rouse and a Partner of Rouse Legal. He specialises in advising developed market businesses, both MNCs and SMEs on their new ventures and IP strategy in China. Now based in London, Tim previously worked in house as well as running the Rouse Beijing office for over five years. This gives him a unique perspective into the needs of corporates in the Chinese market. Tim’s clients include major brand, technology and content companies. In the constantly changing Chinese environment, Tim supports his clients with the development and maintenance of their competitive advantage through the creation, enforcement and commercialisation of their IP assets. Tim has a particular specialism in managing IP litigation and has done so in more than 20 jurisdictions in Europe, South America and Asia.