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Geraldine Tan is a Director at Amica Law LLC with our IP & Technology Commercialisation & Licensing group. She handles the full spectrum of IP and Technology transactions from the development and acquisition of IP and Technology to their exploitation and use. She also regularly advises on data protection regulatory concerns, as well as, general commercial transactions relating to supply, manufacturing and distribution arrangements.
Geraldine has represented clients from diverse industries and fields such as banking and finance, education, e-commerce, fashion, food and beverage, hospitality, IT, manufacturing, print and media, semiconductor and ticketing. She delivers bespoke contracts to cater to the unique commercial and regulatory concerns of each client, and seeks to ensure that each deal is aligned with the business objectives and strategies of the client.
Geraldine graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws degree (Upper Class Division) in 2005, and was called to the Singapore Bar in May 2006.
Examples of her experience include:
Assisting clients in their technology projects, including in the acquisition, deployment and outsourcing of IT solutions and infrastructure. She has acted for both vendors and customers. She is also familiar with the regulatory and compliance requirements of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in relation to such projects, where the customer is a Singapore-based financial institution or where FinTech services are being provided.
Advising on e-commerce, data protection and confidentiality issues, including drafting e-commerce terms of service and use, privacy policies and internal data protection policies and documents, advising on data protection compliance issues and management of data breach incidents, and conduct of training sessions.
Acting for a leading agribusiness company in the intellectual property aspects of their joint venture in China with a major US food company, as well as, their joint venture with a major specialty chemicals company.
Assisting a leading cocoa confectionary company in the intellectual property aspects of the sale and divestment of their cocoa ingredients business.
Assisting clients in growing their business and brand presence through franchising, licensing and distribution. This includes multi-national companies who are looking to expand within Singapore and local companies looking to expand their operations within and beyond Singapore.
Advising local education institutions in their technology transfer and research and collaboration projects.
Advising and assisting a leading media organisation in matters relating to their print and online media and publishing business, and internet search business.
Geraldine is a member of the Licensing Executives Society (Singapore).