Intellectual Property & Technology

We safeguard and protect your Intellectual Property (IP), working with you through the lifecycle of your business across a full range of matters.

RHTLaw Asia is a recognised leader area in this practice with specialised industry expertise across food and beverage, computer and video games, retail, telecommunications, healthcare, and advertising.

Backed by extensive commercial experience and a deep understanding of the evolving market landscape, we help clients navigate legal and regulatory issues involving healthcare and medical devices, advertising and public relations, telecommunications, and competition law.

Our key service areas include:
  • Advising on the protection of IP rights:
    • Registration of Copyright, Trademarks, Designs and Patents both locally and overseas
    • Structuring of IP rights and ownership
    • Identification of IP assets
  • Advising on the commercialisation and monetisation of IP rights:
    • Licensing of Trademarks, Copyrighted material, Patent rights and Designs
    • Franchises
    • Freedom-to-Use clearance
    • Audits of Intellectual Property
    • Due diligence of IP rights, including Trademarks, Copyrighted material, Patents,
    • Designs and Trade Secrets
  • Carrying out enforcement of IP rights:
    • Assisting IP owners in pursuing claims of IP infringement
    • Defending against claims of IP infringement
    • Advising on Trademark opposition matters in Singapore and elsewhere
  • Commercialisation and monetisation of technology
    • Due diligence of technology agreements
  • Advising on the regulatory regime and licensing requirements
  • Advising on the legal and commercial aspects of e-Commerce
    • Last-mile fulfilment
    • Advising on internet-related matters, including the creation, licensing, use and distribution of online content, mobile apps, websites, social media and user-generated content
  • Data protection and data security
    • Advice on the processing of personal data, preparing privacy notices, data sharing and outsourcing arrangements and contractual provisions,
    • Data protection compliance audit, and formulation and implementation of PDPA compliant organisation-wide policies and practices.
    • In response to data breach events:
      • advising on risk management and data management issues including data breach notifications
      • advising on crisis management strategy in the event of data breaches, including guiding investigations
      • advice on dealings with regulators with respect to regulatory enforcement relating to data breaches

Key Contact

Acting Head of Practice

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