15 September 2016 - Article
Acted for a Japanese conglomerate in the food industry and successfully seized over a thousand counterfeit items in a collaborative raid with the Singapore Police Force.Advised a Singapore-based insurance company on its software development project with a local start-up to incorporate artificial intelligence technology in its operations.Advised a Singapore-based manufacturing company on a cross-border acquisition of global business and IP assets comprising manufacturing technology from a German counterpart.Advised a Japan-based pharmaceutical manufacturer on the IP and regulatory aspects in Singapore of its acquisition of a portfolio of OTC drugs in Asia.Assisted in a cross-border deal involving a worldwide licence of television broadcast rights and the licence of character merchandising rights by a China-based animation company to a world-famous theme park operator.MediaCorp News Pte Ltd v Astro All Asia Networks PLC  SGHC 176: acted in a High Court appeal against the registration of a trade mark by Astro All Asia Networks PLC.Beats Electronics, LLC v LG Electronics Inc.  SGIPOS 8: successfully acted for LG Electronics Inc. in an opposition by Beats Electronics, LLC against an application to register the trade mark ‘QuadBeat’ in Singapore.
‘Protection of colored trade marks in Asia’, Inside Counsel – 2016 ‘Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts’, Buddha’s Light Publications USA – 2016 (contributor)
International Trademark Association
Singapore Academy of Law
Law Society of Singapore