For businesses that value their brand names, designs and inventions, our Intellectual Property and Technology practice group serves as an important partner, providing you with the full range of services covering all aspects of intellectual property and technology law.
Benefit from a dynamic practice comprised of a team of experienced patent lawyers and engineers that are regularly recognized as leaders their respective fields and are always keeping abreast of developments in a rapidly changing landscape, particularly in biotechnology, media and telecommunications.
Take advantage of our full suite of legal counsel and advisory services, from the registration and management of intellectual property, to transactions and contentious actions involving such property. We manage the entire IP portfolio (covering trademarks, patents, designs and copyright) for numerous local and foreign entities. This includes advising on the selection and registration of trademarks, drafting patent specifications and prosecuting patent applications.
Our strong transactional experience includes counseling our clients on branding and rebranding strategies, structuring their IP rights and working closely with them to commercialize their rights through franchising, licensing and technology transfer arrangements.
Rely on a team which regularly handles multijurisdictional portfolios, providing proactive and defensive action to protect and advance your interests. We maintain tracking systems to monitor our clients' intellectual property rights, and should litigation arise, you will be seamlessly supported by colleagues in our Intellectual Property Litigation practice for advice and representation in passing off and anti-piracy actions, as well as in high stakes litigation relating to patent claims, and trademark and copyright infringement.
Key service areas:
- Advisory work
- Monitoring services
- Registration of patents, trade marks and designs
- Rights clearance
- Intellectual property compliance
- Competition issues
- IP due diligence
- IP audits
- Structuring intellectual property rights and ownership
- Commercial intellectual property
- Copyright disputes
- Complex patent litigation
- Domain name disputes
- Enforcement (anti-counterfeiting)
- Infringement actions
- Passing off actions
- Trade secrets
- Information technology
Domestic or international—from individual inventors to multinational corporations, as well as manufacturers, suppliers and consumers—our extensive global connections enable us to coordinate the worldwide protection and commercial exploitation of your intellectual property rights.
More About Intellectual Property and Technology in Singapore
August 30, 2016
August 4, 2016
On 21 April 2016, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) published its decisions of action taken against organisations in breach of provisions relating to the collection, use and disclosure of personal data under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (the PDPA). There were nine published decisions involving 11 organisations in total – four organisations were slapped with fines while the other seven were issued with warnings for failure to protect the consumers’ personal data. Read more
July 26, 2016
The registered designs regime protects new and innovative product designs, but only if designers register those designs. However, design registration is sometimes treated as the poor cousin of patent and trade mark registration. Companies do not always pay attention to the nature or quality of the design drawings they file with the Designs Registry. Read more
In a connected world, data moves across borders everyday, and most of us do not have any concerns. However, since Singapore’s data protection law came into effect on 2 January 2013, organisations in Singapore have to be mindful of the prohibitions under the law against the transfer of personal data out of Singapore.
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April 25, 2016
Global law firm Dentons and Rodyk, the oldest and one of the most prestigious law firms in Singapore, today formalized their combination. The launch follows the initial announcement of both firms' intent to combine last November after a vote by partners of both firms endorsing the combination. Read more