Boo Yee Swan

LL.B. (Hons), LL.M

Director

Advocate & Solicitor

Registered Patent Attorney (Singapore)

Direct: +65 6303 6229

Email: yeeswan.boo@amicalaw.com

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Boo Yee Swan is a Director of Amica Law LLC and has been in practice since 1992. She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1992. She holds a LL.M degree from King's College, London, specialising in Intellectual Property Law. She is a Registered Patent Attorney in Singapore, as well as a Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths.

 

Yee Swan started her legal career in the public sector with the Singapore Legal Service, as a Legal Officer in the Insolvency and Public Trustee’s Office.  She practised litigation in copyright and trade mark matters when she entered private practice. Yee Swan’s present focus is IP protection and management. 

Experience

 

Her work encompasses various aspects of IP practice, including:

  • Brand clearance and protection of IP rights

  • Contentious opposition; invalidation and revocation proceedings

  • Strategies for protection of IP rights worldwide, as well as the management and review of IP portfolios

  • Protection of inventions, conducting patent searches and prosecution of patent applications

  • Transfer of IP assets, assignments and licensing

  • Preparation and review of IP documentation

Accolades

Yee Swan has been consistently listed and recommended as one of Singapore’s leading IP lawyers in numerous publications, including:

  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Intellectual Property (Asia Law & Practice)

  • Asia IP Experts, Leading Lawyers, Trademarks

  • Asia IP Experts, Leading Lawyers, Patents

  • Euromoney’s Expert Guides, Guide to the World’s Leading Trade Mark Law Practitioners

  • Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law, Trademarks

  • IAM Patent 1000

  • World Trademark Review 1000, The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals

  • International Global Law Experts Award - IP Lawyer of the Year in Singapore.
     

Memberships & Appointments

Yee Swan is presently the Vice-Chairman of the IP Practice Committee of the Law Society of Singapore. She also sits on the Executive Committee of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) - Singapore Group, and is a Council member of the Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents (ISTMA). She also previously sat on the Examination Committee of the Patent Agents Qualifying Examinations conducted by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. 

 

Key Practice Areas

  • Brands & IP Portfolio Management

  • Trade Marks

  • Patents

  • Design & Copyright Protection