Singapore IP Boutique Firm of the Year – Managing IP
IP & TECHNOLOGY
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
IP Commercialisation, R&D & Joint Venture
Litigation, Dispute Resolution & IP Rights Enforcement
Trade Marks, Patent, Design & Copyright Protection
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
Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)
Sale and Purchase Agreements
Corporate secretarial support
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.
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"...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."
“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…"
"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."
“…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
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.
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 Marcus Liu, or email your applications to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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:
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 email@example.com.
If you would like to find out more about our services or to get in touch with us, please contact us:
77 Robinson Road
#22-01 Robinson 77
+65 6303 6222
Getting to our office:
Parking available at
Robinson 77, Capital Tower, OUE Downtown and AXA Tower
Street Parking available along Telok Ayer Street, Amoy Street and Stanley Street
Tanjong Pagar MRT station
Stands on Capital Tower, Robinson Road and Shenton Way
Stops in front of SBF Centre for bus nos. 531, 541, 547, 652, 653, 655, 656, 657, 661, 662, 663, 664 and 66