Our comprehensive trademarks and brand management services are backed by extensive experience locally and overseas. We have a global network of competent and experienced associates who work with us to serve our client’s global needs. Some of our core services are:-
- Conducting searches and advising on availability for use and registrability of trademarks.
- Filing, prosecuting and obtaining registrations in Singapore and overseas by country or under the International Registration system.
- Filing trademark renewals and post-registration changes.
- Prosecuting/defending opposition / cancellation / invalidation actions.
- Defensive protection.
- Formulating worldwide protection strategies and advising on brand management issues.
- Advising, enforcing and defending against trade mark infringement and actions for passing-off, unfair competition and trade libel.
- Advising, preparing and recording of assignments, licenses, franchises, escrow agreements, confidential and trade secret and distribution agreements.
We are registered Patent Agents. We service universities, research agencies, small enterprises and blue chip companies for their patent needs in Singapore and overseas directly or through the Patent Cooperation Treaty. We advise on design related issues, file and prosecute design applications and help our clients to establish appropriate design protection in Singapore and other jurisdictions.Some of our core services are:-
- Advising on strategic planning and management of inventions and designs.
- Mapping patents and designs requirements and protection.
- Conducting clearance searches for inventions and designs.
- Obtaining patent grants in Singapore and under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.
- Obtaining design registration in Singapore and in other countries.
- Filing and securing maintenance and post-registration changes.
- Handling revocations / invalidations.
- Preparing and recording of assignments and licenses.
- Preparing technical assistance agreements / transfer of technology agreements / non-disclosure agreements / trade secret agreements.
- Conducting pre-litigation reviews.
- Enforcing/defending patents and designs infringement.
We have the experience and expertise to protect their valuable creations under copyright laws in Singapore and other countries.
We advise on subsistence, ownership and protection of copyright in all types of work such as:-
- Artistic works in Singapore and overseas
Our services in Singapore and other countries include advising on derivative and entrepreneurial rights in:-
- Sound recordings
- Cinematographic films
- Cable programmes
- Published editions of works
We also advise on copyright protection of computer software programs and various other multi-media products.
We cater to the demands and needs of a fast-changing corporate world. We advise and prepare highly specialized documents for Technology Protection / Transfer / Know How / Technical Assistance / Ownership / Sharing / Licenses / Franchises / Confidential Information / Non-Disclosure / Trade Secrets Agreements.
We keep pace with the growth and importance of e-commerce. Our team is thorough, resourceful and detailed in handling many types of e-commerce and internet-related agreements and transactions. These include advice and documentation on e-commerce, computer law, the Internet, domain name protection and disputes, web-site protection and infringement, encryption, e-banking, licensing issues and international cyber-piracy.
Our expertise enables us to handle complex legal and regulatory issues of telecommunications, cable, wireless, international telecommunications and mass media industries. We handle telecommunication transactional work such as roaming agreements, interconnection agreements and network outsourcing agreements.
Singapore’s entertainment industry is fast developing. We advise, negotiate, structure and prepare a wide variety of agreements for producers, promoters, agents, recording and performing artists, record companies, music publishers, record producers, personal managers, music investors, webcasting and broadcasting companies.
Across the globe, businesses are forging innovative alliances with strategic partners or engage in traditional acquisitions, divestitures or joint ventures. Mergers and acquisitions of companies need thorough and careful prior investigations. We have the resources and capability to conduct due diligence investigations into the IP assets of your target.