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IPOS conducts weekly complimentary IP Legal Clinics and IP Business Clinics services as part of its package of services for Singapore citizens or Permanent residents and/or Singapore registered businesses.



IP Legal Clinic

Our IP Legal Clinic provides Singapore citizens or Permanent residents and/or Singapore registered businesses with access to a selected panel of professional lawyers. 
  

This 45-minute consultation session allows you to seek preliminary advice on IP infringement, opposition, invalidation or revocation matters before you decide on the next course of action. You are required to pay a fee directly to the law firm before IPOS reimburses you for the cost of the session.


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Mr Maw Jiun Foo, Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Maw Jiun Foo - Partner Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

Mr Maw Jiun Foo is a partner in Dentons Rodyk’s Intellectual Property & Technology practice. He co-heads the Patents, Data Privacy & Protection and Cybersecurity practices.

His areas of practice encompass worldwide registration of intellectual property, infringement and counterfeiting actions, commercial litigation involving intellectual property, commercialisation of intellectual property rights (such as licensing and assignment agreements). Mr Maw's IP litigation experience includes copyright suits, trademark infringements and revocation, patent infringement and breach of confidentiality cases.

He has represented a variety of clients (including global pharmaceuticals, a Japanese semi-conductor packaging company, tobacco manufacturers and local enterprises) at various levels including the Singapore Trade Mark Registry, the Singapore High Court and the Singapore Court of Appeal. He also has extensive experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements, RFPs and tenders in relation to IT.

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Mr Desmond Chew, Partner, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Desmond Chew - Partner Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

Mr Desmond Chew is a partner in Dentons Rodyk’s Intellectual Property & Technology practice. He is experienced in intellectual property law, with a particular focus on trademark litigation, border enforcement actions, and cross border licensing arrangements. Desmond advises a wide variety of clients in the intellectual property area including IP strategy and commercialisation, licensing, patent and trademark work.

He has also assisted on several contentious intellectual property matters before the Singapore Courts, as well as the Intellectual Property Office. He has represented companies such as global pharmaceuticals, food and beverage manufacturers and entertainment companies. In this respect, Desmond has been recognised as a rising star in Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2018.

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  • Zoom
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Ms Gooi Chi Duan, Partner in the Disputes & Specialist Practice of Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP
Gooi Chi Duan - Partner in the Disputes & Specialist Practice of Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP

Ms Gooi Chi Duan is a Partner in the Disputes & Specialist Practice of Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP. Chi Duan specialises in general civil and commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on intellectual property. She represents clients from a wide range of industries in civil and criminal proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and the Singapore Courts for the protection and enforcement of various forms of intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyright, designs and patents. She is also an accredited Associate Mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
Chi Duan graduated with a LL.B (Hons.) from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in May 1997.

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  • Microsoft Teams
  • Zoom
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Mr Chua Shang Li, Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice of Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP
Chua Shang Li - Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice of Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP

Mr Chua Shang Li is a Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice of Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP. Shang Li manages the intellectual property portfolios of both local and international clients, and undertakes advisory work related to trade marks, passing off, copyright and industrial designs, including clearance searches, filing, prosecution, maintenance and commercialisation of rights. He also actively represents clients in the protection and enforcement of their rights and regularly undertakes opposition, invalidation and revocation proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and the Courts. Shang Li graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2005 with an LL.B (Hons.). He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2007.

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  • Microsoft Teams
  • Zoom
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Mr Max Ng, Managing Director, Gateway Law Corporation
Mr Max Ng - Managing Director Gateway Law Corporation

Mr Max Ng is a senior legal practitioner in the field of Intellectual Property Law. He has represented clients in proceedings before the Registry, the Singapore High Court and the Court of Appeal. He is listed as a leading lawyer in his field in numerous publications including the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Chambers Asia Pacific, Who's Who Legal and Benchmark Litigation. He is also the lead author of the book “Intellectual Property”, by Lexis Nexis. Max is a fellow with the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution, sits on the IP Panel of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and is also a mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre and the Law Society’s Mediation Scheme. Max and his team at Gateway also provide franchising and licensing advice, and have assisted their clients with their global IP portfolios across Asia and beyond.

Videoconferencing platform hosted by law firm:
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Zoom
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Mr George Hwang, Director, George Hwang LLC
Mr George Hwang - Director George Hwang LLC

Mr George Hwang is an IP/IT and Media Lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked in many countries besides Singapore. They include UK, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, and Belgium. Besides practice, he has been in academia and in-house counsel.  

George has appeared at various levels of Singapore’s courts, including a landmark case in the Court of Appeal. Many of the disputes he has handled are transborder. He believes that an effective IP dispute strategy has to take into account the IP registration system and the different modes of alternative dispute resolution.   

George has many articles published in international refereed journals and has contributed to books. He is also a Content Partner for Lexis Practical Guidance for IP/IT: M&A and Finance. Most recently, he has been commissioned by WIPO and presented a paper to the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights 41st Session on the Online Music Market in Asia.

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  • Google Meet
  • Zoom

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Mr Maurice Cheong, Partner, Lee & Lee
Maurice Cheong - Partner Lee & Lee

Mr Maurice Cheong is a Partner in the Intellectual Property Department. He graduated from the University of London in 1995 and was admitted as a barrister-at-law, England and Wales in 1996. In 1998, he was admitted to the Singapore Bar and obtained a Masters of Laws from the National University of Singapore in 2003. Since commencing practice in 1998, he has built a diverse portfolio, reflecting his equally diverse interest and expertise in multiple areas of legal practice. He maintains an active practice as an IP lawyer with extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious work relating to varies aspects of IP Law, IP Corporate, Media & Entertainment Law, IT Law and Advertising Law. His clients include statutory boards, government-linked entities and major international corporations dealing with fast moving consumer goods, leading fashion designers, medical and pharmaceutical companies, software and technology companies. He also practices community law, and regularly represents clients in matrimonial and criminal matters. He has vast experience acting for litigants in contractual, commercial and corporate disputes in court proceedings.

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Mr Ng Kim Tean, Executive Chairman of Nanyang Law LLC
Mr Ng Kim Tean - Executive Chairman of Nanyang Law LLC


Mr Ng Kim Tean, an engineer-turned-lawyer, is the Executive Chairman of Nanyang Law LLC. 
His primary areas of practice are intellectual property law, fund managements, corporate restructurings, commercial and company laws. His many years of hands-on experience have exposed him to all aspects of intellectual property in Singapore and various foreign countries. Some of his significant transactions include representing clients in an action of patent infringement involving a portable data storage device; acting for a client in a patent infringement action involving packaging device; successfully rebuffed the claim of alleged passing-off and infringement of trademark without trial; successfully repossessed a trademark filed unlawfully by a third party with the registry. He is a prolific speaker and he also regularly authors publications and books. Mr Ng is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Technology Consultant Registry; and he is also the Co-Chair of the Legal Panel of Institute of Engineers, Singapore.

Videoconferencing platform hosted by law firm:

  • Microsoft Teams

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Mr Rizwi Wun, Partner, RHTLaw Asia LLP
Rizwi Wun - Partner RHTLaw Asia LLP

Mr Rizwi Wun is the Acting Head of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Practice.
He advises mainly on IP rights in general, and on legal and regulatory aspects of technology-related transactions, with particular emphasis on Privacy and Data Protection issues, Cyber Security, Telecommunications issues, and Competition Law issues. Rizwi also heads the firm’s Consumer Brands Industry Group, with a focus, amongst other things, on areas such as Fashion & Luxury, Food & Beverage, and the Video & Computer Games industry. Rizw has been mentioned in the following international directories:

  • Listed in Asia Legal 500 rankings for Intellectual Property and TMT matters since 2009, and with the firm since 2018 till todate. 
  • Ranked for Prosecution & Strategy, as well as for Transactions in the World Trademark Review’s “WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals” since 2019 till todate, including being recognised as an expert on consumer goods and luxury brands.
  • Identified as an IP Expert by Asia IP in 2021.
He has in the past written published articles on Data Protection, and Privacy issues, and is also past Member of the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) Asia Advisory Board.

Videoconferencing platform hosted by law firm:
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Zoom
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Mr Jevon Louis, Partner Practice Head, Intellectual Property, Technology & Data, Shook Lin & Bok LLP
Jevon Louis - Partner, Practice Head, Intellectual Property, Technology & Data,

Mr Jevon Louis is a partner with Shook Lin & Bok LLP and heads up the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP), Technology and Data practice. He is well-suited for these areas of practice as he is technically qualified with a degree in mechanical engineering and is also a registered Singapore patent attorney, qualified by examination.

Jevon’s experience extends to both contentious and non-contentious IP matters across multiple industries including, but not limited to, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, renewable energy, manufacturing, fintech, construction, logistics and semiconductors. On the contentious side, Jevon specialises in IP litigation and has appeared on behalf of clients before the IPOS Registry, High Court, and Court of Appeal of Singapore, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as arbitration and mediation.

Videoconferencing platform hosted by law firm:
  • Zoom
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Mr Alvin Lim, Special Counsel Withers Khattarwong LLP
Alvin Lim - Special Counsel Withers Khatterwong LLP

An intellectual property specialist since 2007, Mr Alvin Lim was recognised as a leading lawyer in the field of intellectual property in the 2017 and 2018 editions of AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers. He was cited as a Patent Star in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 editions of Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars in recognition of his patent litigation, patent strategy and counselling work.

Alvin’s areas of practice includes advising clients in all aspects of intellectual property and intangible asset acquisition, management, commercialization, enforcement and protection strategy across a broad range of industries and technologies spanning life sciences, medtech, telecommunications, IT, electronics, semiconductors, FMCG, food and beverage, music, fashion and design, digital technology and artificial intelligence. Alvin has a strong IP litigation and enforcement practice, regularly acting for clients in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets disputes in Singapore and also cross border IP disputes. Alvin had also previously participated in the IP Legal Clinic.

Videoconferencing platform hosted by law firm:
  • Zoom
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Ms Gretchen Su, Partner Withers Khattarwong LLP
Gretchen Su - Partner Withers Khatterwong LLP

Ms Gretchen Su is an intellectual property specialist and is highly experienced in the protection, commercialisation, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Her areas of work include the strategic planning and management of clients’ global intellectual property portfolios, advising on brand clearance and protection, advising on and drafting commercial agreements relating to intellectual property and information technology, as well as advising and representing clients in intellectual property disputes. Gretchen has particular experience in working with public sector clients and regularly advises on tender-related transactions.

 

She has extensive experience advising on contentious IP matters. She has acted for many well-known brands in their IP disputes, including LG Electronics and MediaCorp, amongst others. She is an accredited Mediator with the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI). Another aspect of Gretchen’s practice is data protection. She is an accredited as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Videoconferencing platform hosted by law firm:

  • Zoom

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IP Business Clinic

Our IP Business Clinic offers consultations on IP strategies and other IP-related business concerns. This service is available to Singapore citizens or Permanent residents and/or Singapore registered businesses to speak with a professional consultant. 

This 45-minute complimentary session allows you to discuss IP strategies and options for businesses with the consultant. Areas of expertise include advisory on IP issues in overseas markets, IP Commercialisation, IP Intelligence, Audit and Valuation, and IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management.

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Ms Renee Xavier, Director, Alpha & Omega Law Corporation
Ms Renee Xavier, Director, Alpha & Omega Law Corporation

Ms Renee Xavier is the founder and director of Alpha & Omega Law Corporation, a Singapore law firm specialising in Intellectual Asset law since 2003, with offices in Malaysia and the Philippines.

Admitted to practice law in Singapore, Malaysia and the United Kingdom, Renee is accredited with 28 years of experience in civil, commercial, real estate, property, banking and corporate law. Separately, Renee is also a Registered Trade Mark Agent in Singapore. Since 2017, Renee has been recognised annually as one of the world’s leading IP strategists when she was presented the prestigious IAM Strategy 300 award by Globe Business Media Group. Today, Renee continues to champion the strategic management and deployment of IP and is passionate about helping clients commercialise and capitalise on their IP assets to generate revenue and achieve sustainable growth. She also enjoys passing on her wealth of knowledge via teaching engagements with IP Academy Singapore, National University of Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University.

Ms Renee Xavier’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Intelligence and Audit
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Zoom

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Ms Mary Grace Alcasid, IP and Legal Manager, Alpha & Omega Law Corporation
Miss Mary Grace Alcasid, IP and Legal Manager, Alpha & Omega Law Corporation


Ms Mary Grace Alcasid is the IP and Legal Manager as well as the General Administrator of the firm. She is a qualified lawyer from the Philippines and a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore. She is also a Registered Trade Mark Agent in Singapore. Grace heads the firm’s Philippines desk and manages the client’s business portfolios in the Philippines.

Grace has practiced IP Law with the firm for 10 years and brings her IP practice experience particularly in opposition and prosecution matters to the team. Grace also manages the firm’s portfolio of providing company secretarial advice and support including incorporation of companies, the drafting of directors’ and shareholders’ resolutions and other corporate secretarial documents, preparation and filing of forms with the Accounting and Regulatory Authority of Singapore.

Ms Mary Grace Alcasid’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Zoom

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Mr Albert Kong, CEO, Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd.
Mr Albert Kong, CEO, Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd.

Mr Kong has more than 33 years of franchising experience, of which 11 were as a master franchisee of a UK-based franchise. His achievements include helping over 1300 companies in over 10 Asian countries in franchising & related consulting work and building a network of over 70 strategic partners in over 50 nations, of which 2 are his franchisees. Albert is a board member at many franchise-related bodies including the World Franchise Council, Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation and Franchising & Licensing Association, Singapore. He has also been awarded numerous awards by various national franchise associations & other organizations and spoken in 47 nations over 300 occasions. He has co- authored Developing and Managing a Franchise and contributed to many publications and social media on franchising. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Asia Franchise & Business Opportunities, an English-Chinese bilingual magazine since 1994.

Mr Albert Kong’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Zoom

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Ms Christine Rovina Cheung, Consulting Director, Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd.
Ms Christine Rovina Cheung, Consulting Director, Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd.

Ms Cheung has been working with Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd since 2004. She has over 20 years of experience in Franchise & License Development Consulting; Intellectual Property Management; IP and Operations Audit as well as Productivity Improvement. She has helped numerous businesses locally and regionally to attain franchise capability and improve management competence.

Christine is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) which is awarded by the International Franchise Association (IFA) based in Washington D.C. USA. She was conferred the Practicing Management Consultant (PMC) and Senior Practicing Management Consultant (SPMC) by the PMC Accreditation Board. Christine also attained the PMC-IP Management Certification. Christine has obtained the Advanced Certificate of Training and Assessment (ACTA) conferred by IAC. Christine is a Certified Productivity Consultant (CPC). This is jointly awarded by Singapore Productivity Centre and Japan Productivity Centre. She also holds a Diploma in Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Diploma in Teaching in Pre-School Education, accredited by MOE and MCYS.

Ms Christine Rovina Cheung’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

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•  Zoom

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Mr Clarence Nah, General Manager and Resident Consultant, Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd.
Mr Clarence Nah, General Manager and Resident Consultant, Asiawide Franchise Consultants Pte. Ltd.

Mr Clarence Nah is the GM & Resident Consultant with AFC and since 2002, has been instrumental in enhancing franchising and management capabilities of several hundred companies, across diverse industries in Singapore and Asia Pacific. He is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), awarded by the International Franchise Association from Washington D.C. USA. In 2006, he received his Certified Management Consultant accreditation conferred by the Institute of Management, Consultants (Singapore). In 2008, Clarence was among the first batch of graduates to obtain the Practicing Management Consultant certification under the Singapore PMC Accreditation. In 2013, he was conferred the Senior Practicing Management Consultant title in recognition of his contributions to the consulting practice. In 2016, Clarence attained the Senior PMC-IP Management Certification for his domain knowledge and achievements in Intellectual Property specialisation.

Mr Clarence Nah’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Zoom

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Mr Dixon Soh, Director, Intangible Assets and Intellectual Property Practice, CHP Law LLC
Mr Dixon Soh, Director, Intangible Assets and Intellectual Property Practice, CHP Law LLC

Mr Dixon Soh has practised law as a private practitioner, in-house legal counsel and as a lawyer/IP Strategist in the public sector. Over the years, Dixon has advised numerous entities including MNCs and SMEs across many different industries, such as gaming (studio to platform, platform to users), e-sports, platform works such as e-commerce, digital exchanges, mobile applications, agri-tech, food-tech, med-tech, artificial intelligence and investments in relations to those businesses. As such, he is very familiar with the challenges (particularly IP issues) experienced by businesses throughout Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

He is also a proud graduate of the University of Tasmania and holds qualifications to practise law in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.

•  IAM Strategy 300: 2020 & 2021 (Recommended Individual)
•  Accredited Mediator
•  Registered Management Consultant

Mr Dixon Soh’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Microsoft Teams

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Mr Winston Chan, PMC (Practising Management Consultant), Group Managing Partner, FT Consulting Pte. Ltd.
Mr Winston Chan, PMC (Practising Management Consultant), Group Managing Partner, FT Consulting Pte. Ltd.

Listed in “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists” since 2018, Winston is involved in franchising, technology transfer, strategic planning, branding, innovation and IP management projects across countries for over 20 years. Before joining FT Consulting, Winston was asset manager with one of Asia’s largest real estate management companies; he also held a management position in IPOS.

Winston graduated as top student from Singapore Management University’s Master of Science in Innovation in 2016. He lectures part time at Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Social Sciences in strategic Internationalisation, IP and innovation management.

Winston was the first in Singapore’s IP sector to receive the Skillsfuture Fellowships award in 2019. Presented by the President of Singapore, the Award honours individuals as masters of skills and mentors of future talent. He is a board member of IPOS International – IPOS’ enterprise engagement subsidiary.

Mr Winston Chan’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Intelligence, Audit and Valuation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Zoom

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Mr Robin Yeo Meng Cer, PMC (Practising Management Consultant), Regional Manager / Senior Consultant, FT Consulting Pte Ltd
Robin Yeo Meng Cer, PMC (Practising Management Consultant), Regional Manager or Senior Consultant, FT Consulting Pte Ltd

Mr Robin Yeo is a certified management consultant under the Singapore Government’s Practicing Management Consultants (PMC) scheme. Robin joined FT Consulting in 2007; he has since worked on over 100 consulting projects locally and in countries such as Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

As senior consultant In FT Consulting, Robin provides strategic and operational insights into franchising, licensing, IP management, strategy development, marketing and HR management across industries including education, food & beverage, hospitality, logistics, retail, services and technology. As regional manager in FT Consulting, he is responsible for developing the company’s business in regional markets such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam.

In his previous position as Deputy Director of Corporate Marketing in SingTel, Robin was responsible for marketing of a comprehensive range of international telephone services to corporate customers and resellers. He helped SingTel maintain its majority market share in the corporate IDD market in the face of intense competition.

Mr Robin Yeo’s areas of expertise includes:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Intelligence, Audit and Valuation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

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•  Zoom

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Mr Maurice Cheong, Partner, Lee & Lee
Mr Maurice Cheong, Partner, Lee & Lee

Mr Maurice Cheong is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Lee & Lee. He graduated from the University of London in 1995 and was admitted as a barrister-at-law, England and Wales in 1996. In 1998, he was admitted to the Singapore Bar and obtained a Masters of Laws from the National University of Singapore in 2003.

Since commencing practice in 1998, he has built a diverse portfolio, reflecting his equally diverse interest and expertise in multiple areas of legal practice. He maintains an active practice as an IP lawyer with extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious work relating to various aspects of the law related to IP, IP corporate, media & entertainment, information technology, telecommunication, personal data protection and advertisement.

Maurice handles a wide variety of transactions such as research, development and collaboration agreements, licences and assignments, co-investment agreements, agreements relating to co-ownership of intellectual property rights (‘IPR’), technology transfer agreements, agreements concerning media services, software development and consultancy agreements, franchise and distribution agreements as well as other commercial and businesses-related transactions. He also advises on IP management, IPR commercialisation, and conducting IP due diligence.

His clients include multinational corporations, statutory boards, government-linked entities, major international corporations dealing with fast moving consumer goods, leading fashion designers, medical and pharmaceutical companies, software and internet companies, major IP rights bodies, and local small and medium sized enterprises. Besides IP practices, Maurice represents medical registered practitioners in court proceedings and Singapore Medical Council’s disciplinary tribunal inquiry. He has vast experience acting for litigants in contractual, commercial and corporate disputes in court proceedings.

His appointments include chairman of the Singapore Law Society’s disciplinary Review and Inquiry Committees, member of the CPD Compliance Committee of the Singapore Institute of Legal Education and Honorary Legal Advisor to the College of Family Physicians Singapore.

Mr Maurice Cheong’s areas of expertise include:
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
• Zoom

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Ms Moi Sok Ling, Managing Director, Moi Law Corporation
Ms Moi Sok Ling, Managing Director, Moi Law Corporation

Sok Ling is an all-rounded IP and business lawyer with 20 years of post-qualification experience, adept at providing sound and practical legal solutions for businesses. Her clients sing praises of her “practical and faultless recommendations” and “remarkably fast response time” and recommend her as the “ideal external counsel to in-house professional teams”. She is a named Who's Who Legal and her firm has been voted Asian-MENA Counsel IP Firm of the Year.

Sok Ling is an accredited mediator with a solid track record in resolving IP and business disputes. She is a panel mediator with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC), Law Society of Singapore (Law Society) and Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE). She is also a domain name panelist with WIPO and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). She chairs the Law Society trade mark committee and is the founding vice-president of the Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents (ISTMA).

Ms Moi Sok Ling’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Audit
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Zoom

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Mr Ludwig Lindermayer, German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, Paustian & Partner Patentanwaelte mbB
Mr Ludwig Lindermayer, German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, Paustian & Partner Patentanwaelte mbB

Mr Ludwig Lindermayer (M.Eng. / Ingénieur diplômé de l'EPF) is a German and European Patent and Trademark attorney. He can also act in Austria and Switzerland on behalf of his clients. Mr Lindermayer counsels on patents, trademarks, designs, service inventions and contracts with a focus on start-ups and SMEs, also regarding strategy and enforcement in Asia – China in particular. He covers, among others, developing a portfolio strategy, freedom-to-operate even with product development, enforcement during trade fairs and inter-partes procedures regarding all industrial property rights.

Mr Lindermayer started with an apprenticeship as a mechanic. A French/German Master’s programme in the fields of production engineering and a job as production engineer followed. He participated in a Sino/German exchange programme for IP attorneys and is a lecturer on IP topics and digital innovation. In private he gets his hands oily restoring historical trucks & cars and is a successful patent applicant himself.

Mr Ludwig Lindermayer’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Intelligence, Audit and Valuation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
•  Microsoft Teams

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Ms Kiranjit Kaur Dharsan Seiter, Managing Partner, Seiter IP Consultants LLP
Ms Kiranjit Kaur Dharsan Seiter, Managing Partner, Seiter IP Consultants LLP

Ms Kiranjit Kaur Dharsan Seiter is the Managing Partner of Seiter IP Consultants LLP, an IP boutique firm, providing trademark and other Intellectual Property services in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia. With over 15 years of experience in the IP field, Kiranjit has advised international and Singapore clients from various industries, mainly SMEs and start-ups, on a wide range of IP issues. 

She is hands-on and is readily available to discuss her clients’ IP concerns with her clients, collaborating with them to develop customised out-of-the-box solutions where required. She also helps to devise customised IP Strategies for small businesses who cannot afford to have their very own IP lawyer within the company.

Ms Kiranjit Kaur Dharsan Seiter’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platform hosted by firm:
• Zoom

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Mr Jonathan Agmon, Director, Soroker Agmon Nordman Pte Ltd.
Mr Jonathan Agmon, Director, Soroker Agmon Nordman Pte. Ltd.

Mr Jonathan Agmon has been practicing intellectual property law for the past 27 years. Jonathan is an avid programmer turned lawyer. He studied law in the UK (LL.B.(Hons) and in the United States (LLM (Intellectual Property)) and is a practising attorney in the United States (New York), Israel and Singapore. He has represented numerous start-ups, medium and large corporate entities in protection, enforcement, litigation, and transactions relating to IP in various technological fields.

Jonathan maintains a diverse trademark filing portfolio for clients before several IP offices, including the USPTO and IPOS. He also specialises in IP mediation and arbitration, served as a mediator and arbitrator and on numerous domain name dispute resolution panels. Jonathan continues to program on a regular basis and has of late been engaged in several blockchain and NFT projects.

Mr Jonathan Agmon’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platforms hosted by firm:
•  Microsoft Teams
•  Zoom
•  Google Meet

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Mr Daniel Collopy, Principal, Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) Pte. Ltd.
Mr Daniel Collopy, Principal, Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) Pte. Ltd.

Mr Daniel Collopy is a Principal of Spruson & Ferguson Pte Ltd, the largest IP specialist firm in Singapore. He has worked in both law firms and in-house in multinational corporations, obtaining extensive experience in transactions involving IP (including M&A, joint ventures, and IPOs) during his 35-year career. Daniel has also prepared and prosecuted numerous patents in semiconductor and communication technologies, electric automobile engine control systems, avionics and other software and electronics areas.

Daniel has also lectured on IP issues in the United States, Australia, England, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States, and is teaching classes in Singapore on patent law, the business of IP (IP valuation and monetisation), intellectual portfolio management, and patent drafting and prosecution.

Mr Daniel Collopy’s areas of expertise include:
•  Advisory on IP issues in overseas markets
•  IP Commercialisation
•  IP Intelligence, Audit and Valuation
•  IP Strategy and IP Portfolio Management

Videoconferencing platforms hosted by firm:
•  Microsoft Teams
•  Zoom

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