Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Intellectual Property (IP)
Our IP Practice advises and assists clients in obtaining effective legal protection for their IP. Our clients range from young inventors through to multinational corporations and we undertake a wide spectrum of work relating to the development, protection, commercialisation and enforcement of IP rights.
The scope of services offered by us encompasses both contentious and non-contentious work across the whole spectrum of IP, including patents, trademarks, designs, copyright and trade secrets or know-how. We also rely on the strong relationships our IP Practice has developed with associates in foreign countries to facilitate the international protection and commercial exploitation of our clients’ IP.
The expertise of our IP Practice includes:
Joint ventures and collaborative research agreements
Technology transfer arrangements
Licensing and global exploitation arrangements
Prosecution and registration of IP nationally and internationally
Conducting opposition, invalidation and revocation proceedings of trade marks in Singapore
Enforcing IP rights in Singapore through civil and criminal proceedings
Information Technology (IT)
Our IT Practice regularly advise clients on a variety of issues including verification, validation, enforceability of terms and conditions, electronic product distribution, support, merchant agreements, privacy, data collection and usage issues. Our IT Practice also retains a full range of registration services for business and domain names in Singapore and beyond.