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Jason Chan


LL.B. (Hons)


Advocate & Solicitor

Registered Patent Attorney (Singapore)


Direct: +65 6303 6215


Jason Chan is a Director of Amica Law LLC and is in the Litigation and Enforcement Group. His  dominant area of practice has been in the area of IP disputes and enforcement. He also advises on telecommunications laws and agreements, IT, software, database rights and privacy, Internet and domain name disputes.


He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1992 and is on the Rolls of Solicitors of England & Wales. He is also a Registered Patent Agent and certified under the Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI) South East Asia Patent Drafting program.


  • Patent infringement action involving synthetic diamond manufacture

  • Copyright proceedings involving pirated movie site blocking orders

  • Patent revocation cases in the field of petrochemicals

  • Patent infringement action involving oil drilling platforms and exhaust systems

  • Patent infringement and invalidity actions concerning patent for portable USB flash devices

  • IT contract claims involving design, delivery and installation of IT systems for pension statutory body

  • Patent infringement action HIV-2 virus

  • Passing off action involving use of a brand for a worldwide chain of hotel properties

  • Managed country IP enforcement programmes for major US consumer products companies

  • Assisted local telecommunications provider on auction rules for 3G spectrum licenses

  • Advising on interactive online and mobile gaming services

  • Advising local telecommunication companies on matters relating to network infrastructural rollouts, licensing regimes, interconnection & interoperability, pricing, anti-competition rules and data protection



Jason has been cited in the Legal Media Guide to World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioners, World IP Contacts by Managing IP, Who’s Who Legal Singapore Patents, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers. Asia IP Experts and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars. Chambers Asia Euromoney Guide to The World’s Leading Trademark Law Practitioner notes that he “ an immensely commercially-minded litigation lawyer whose clear, logical analysis is of exceptional value” whilst Managing IP Handbook says he has been “..praised by both peers and clients as one of the best lawyers around.” He is listed as a Leading Individual by Legal500 (2011-2020), a Leading Lawyer 100 by Lawyer Monthly Magazine, a WIPR Leader Singapore 2016/2017, 2021 and 2022  and World Trade Mark Review 2018-2020, Asia Law 2023 Distinguished Practitioner and WWL: IP 2023 -  Recommended Individual.

Memberships & Appointments

  • IP Adjudicator with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

  • Mediator for domain name disputes with Singapore Mediation Centre

  • Co-Chairperson of Anti-Counterfeiting Committee of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (2015-2018)

  • Co-Chairperson of Copyright Committee of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (2008-2014)

  • Exco member of Asian Patent Attorneys Association (Singapore Group)

  • INTA Parallel Imports Committee Asia-Pacific Subcommittee

  • Adjunct tutor for Practice Law Course conducted by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education

  • Adjunct tutor for the Graduate Certificate in IP Law conducted by the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore

  • Law Ministry’s Committee to Review of Singapore’s IP Dispute Resolution Framework

  • Law Society’s Inquiry Panel 2015-2017

  • Contributing Author for “Law and Practice of Commercial Litigation in Singapore” (Sweet & Maxwell 2015)


Key Practice Areas

  • Litigation, Dispute Resolution & IP Rights Enforcement

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