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AMICA LAW
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TECHNOLOGY
 
PATENTS
TRADE MARKS
 
IP & TECHNOLOGY
COMMERCIALISATION

 
LITIGATION & 
ENFORCEMENT

AMICA LAW LLC is a leading specialist intellectual property and technology practice. Our directors each brings with them many years of experience in IP management & protection, litigation & enforcement, as well as commercialisation & licensing. Our depth of knowledge and experience provides the expertise required to protect, manage and commercialise your IP and technology. We also provide legal assistance in general corporate and specialist commercial matters, including joint ventures, sale & purchase, investment, and employment and immigration matters.

Our practice areas include:

  • Advertising & Consumer Protection

  • Brands & IP Portfolio Management

  • Data Protection & Cybersecurity

  • E-commerce & Domain Names

  • Employment & Immigration

  • FinTech & Payment Services

  • Information Technology

  • IP Commercialisation, R&D & Joint Venture

  • Life Sciences

  • Litigation, Dispute Resolution & IP Rights Enforcement

  • Trade Marks, Patent, Design & Copyright Protection

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CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL 

We provide legal advice for the formation of companies for investment holding, private wealth management, general corporate work, sale and purchase agreements, joint ventures, employment law and immigration law. Our legal assistance and support for corporations includes the preparation of commercial contracts and templates, employment contracts and corporate secretarial support and services.

Our lawyers have experience in advising clients in a range of corporate and commercial matters. We adopt a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to formulate and structure legal solutions to meet the business needs of our clients. We provide legal advice in relation to the following:

  • Incorporation of companies

  • Registration of foreign branches

  • Registration of businesses

  • Joint Ventures

  • Investment Agreements

  • Shareholders Agreements

  • Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)

  • Sale and Purchase Agreements

  • Corporate secretarial support

  • Company administration

  • Employment law

  • Immigration law

IP PROTECTION & MANAGEMENT
We assist clients in protecting and managing their valuable intellectual property, including trade marks, geographical indications, patent and designs.  We advise on filing strategies and how intellectual property should be registered and managed. Our services include:
  • IP clearance, searching, filing and registration, both locally and overseas  
  • handling contentious matters at the Registries of Trade Marks, Patents and Designs involving oppositions, revocation and invalidity actions
  • conducting IP audits and due-diligence exercises 
  • advising on regulatory matters pertaining to media and advertising, consumer law and unfair competition 
 
Specialised Patents Team
We have a dedicated and specialised team of patent attorneys and professionals with technical expertise and degrees. Our patents team assist clients in protecting their inventions and developing a patent portfolio and patenting strategy. The team has specialised capabilities in various fields, including life sciences, biotechnology, medical devices, food technology, marine & offshore, computer software, artificial intelligence, fintech, electromechanical systems, semiconductors, chemistry and engineering. Our services include:
  • conducting novelty, patent validity and freedom to operate searches
  • advising on the infringement and validity of patents
  • drafting and prosecuting patent applications
  • managing regional and worldwide patent portfolios
In addition, we are often involved in IP transactions, due diligence, licensing and litigation matters to provide patent expertise and technical advice. We also advise on regulatory matters, particularly on patent linkage in the pharmaceutical and health sciences space.

LITIGATION & ENFORCEMENT

We are experienced in handling all types and aspects of contentious IP disputes, as well as seeking or resisting urgent interim relief like injunctions, search and seizure and asset-freezing orders, and are ready to litigate matters through trial and appeal. We handle domain name disputes and Internet piracy matters, as well as plan and manage anti-counterfeiting programmes. We also have experience in information technology disputes, such as disputes in software projects and technology licensing. Our cases have involved complex matters relating to immunodeficiency virus, optical devices, offshore exploratory platforms, marine engineering apparatus, electronic storage devices, pharmaceutical compositions and material sciences. Our team is ready to provide timely, strategic and measured assistance to disputes in order to achieve your business goals efficiently and effectively, whether through contested hearings, arbitration or mediation, summary proceedings or settlement negotiations.

TECHNOLOGY & LICENSING

We provide legal services for IP, technology and general commercial transactions, including contracts structuring, drafting, negotiations, and regulatory advice in relation to the following:

  • IP licences & assignments, IP security interests, IP restructuring, franchises, technology transfer.

  • IT, Internet, e-commerce, software licences & maintenance, application & cloud services, IT outsourcing, hardware procurement, system integration & implementation, data centre & facilities management services.

  • FinTech, payment services, payment processing systems, banking & financial systems.

  • Data protection, spam control, cybersecurity.

  • Life sciences, biotechnology, medical technology, R&D, research collaboration.

  • Media and entertainment, copyright issues, merchandising, ticketing, sponsorship, advertising, media & publishing.

  • General commercial transactions including contract manufacturing, supply, distribution & agency, property & hotel management.

 
 
 
 
 
Jo-Ann See
Director
Geraldine Tan
Director
Wilson Wong
Director
Melvin Pang
Director
Jason Chan
Director
Gerald Chew
Counsel
Winnie Tham
Director
Lo Wen Yu
Associate Director
Edmund Kok
Associate Director
Liza Lam
Associate Director
Anna Toh
Associate Director
Aaron Thng
Associate Director
Marcus Liu
Associate Director
Christabel Lim
Associate Director
Ong Eu Jin
Senior Legal Associate
Dawn Chua
Senior Legal Associate
Eugene Yang
Patent Attorney
Marcus Hoh
Legal Associate
Elaine Chai
Senior Trade Mark Associate
Tay Wen Di
Trade Mark Associate
Tan Sok Fung
Senior Patent Associate
Jeanne Ng
Senior Patent Associate
Monaliza Zainal
Patent Executive
 
Latest news, updates and announcements. Our insights on the latest developments in law.

"...provides 'commercial and legal expertise at good value for money'."

The Legal 500

"Up-and-coming lawyers work excellently alongside seasoned partners at Amica Law to form a dynamic outfit of contentious and non-contentious trademark talents."

World Trademark Review

"Amica Law impresses as a “very strong, creative and results-oriented firm"

World Trademark Review

"Standout IP boutique firm offering IP-focused legal services covering both litigation and non-contentious matters."

Chambers

 

“a strong, creative and solutions-driven group of experts nurtured by its collegiate culture… an IP boutique that is able to offer good-quality work.”

Chambers Asia Pacific

"…sterling quality of work…"

Managing IP

"In contentious briefs, Amica Law’s 'clear presentation, sharp business acumen and high standards in client service' guarantee that the group is an excellent choice."

IAM Patent

“…The team is wonderful to work with… it is thorough and has a real understanding of commercial realities.

...it stands out for its consistently creative approach to the trickiest of briefs…"

World Trademark Review

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If you are a dynamic and progressive individual who would like to explore a career with us, we would like to hear from you. Please send us your CV, enclosing a recent photograph, and we will contact you if your application is short-listed.

INTERNSHIPS

We offer internships from time to time with our Firm, depending on availability. If you are interested in experiencing working life in an intellectual property, technology and corporate practice, please send in your application by post for the attention of Melvin Pang, or email your applications to melvin.pang@amicalaw.com.

PRACTICE TRAINING

We offer places for for Relevant Legal Training and Training Contracts, subjected to availability. If you are a qualified person as defined in the Legal Profession (Qualified Persons) Rules and would like to join us, please email your applications to melvin.pang@amicalaw.com. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

LEGAL AND PATENT POSITIONS

We are always keen to add to our growing team of legal and patent associates and attorneys. Please mail or send in your applications to winnie.tham@amicalaw.com and we will get in contact with you.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT POSITIONS

Currently, all positions are filled but if you would like to send in your CV and photograph in the event an opening arises, please do so.

Applications for Administrative or Support positions can be sent to us by post for the attention of the Human Resource Manager or, email to winnie.tham@amicalaw.com.

 
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If you would like to find out more about our services or to get in touch with us, please contact us:

Address:

77 Robinson Road

#22-01 Robinson 77

Singapore 068896

Email:
mail@amicalaw.com

Phone:

+65 6303 6210

Fax:

+65 6303 6222

Getting to our office:

Car:

Parking available at

Robinson 77, Capital Tower, OUE Downtown and AXA Tower

Street Parking available along Telok Ayer Street, Amoy Street and Stanley Street

Subway:

Tanjong Pagar MRT station 
(East-West lines)

Taxi:

Stands on Capital Tower, Robinson Road and Shenton Way

Bus:

Stops in front of SBF Centre for bus nos. 531, 541, 547, 652, 653, 655, 656, 657, 661, 662, 663, 664 and 66