Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Our IP and IT practice has a strong focus on areas including patent, trademarks, copyrights, integrated circuit designs, trade secrets and domain names with our service covering sectors including telecommunications, electronics, software, semiconductors, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, media and other common industries. Apart from general IP practice, we also advice clients on strategic IP and IT portfolio protection plans and possess extensive experience in implementing protection plans and prosecuting IP infringements.

We offer the following services:

Assist clients in planning and establishing IP portfolio protection schemes and implementing portfolio management

Transfer and license on IP rights

Conducting legal due diligence on IP

Investigate IP infringements and ascertain relevant evidence

Advice on IP-related litigations, arbitrations and dispute resolutions

Assist in attaining IP rights including, patent applications, trademark registrations, copyright registrations and domain name management

Liaise with relevant governmental bodies to implement greater IP protection measures

Advice on venture capital investments on high-tech industries including bio-technology, gene-technology, laser-technology and nanotechnology

Advice on e-commerce related IP rights

Advice on various IP matters arising in both domestic and overseas mergers and acquisitions