Wilson Wong

 

LL.B. (Hons)

Director

Advocate & Solicitor

Direct: +65 6303 6213

Email: wilson.wong@amicalaw.com

Wilson Wong is a Director of Amica Law LLC and has been in practice for more than 30 years.

His practice centres on intellectual property licensing, IT transactions, technology transfer, R&D, biotechnology, franchising, entertainment and other agreements involving intellectual property and technology, as well as data protection, privacy, cybersecurity, payment services, banking & financial systems, and spam control. He also advises on general commercial agreements including manufacturing, technical services and distribution agreements, and hotel & property management agreements.

 

He represents a broad spectrum of intellectual property, IT, biotechnology and other technology providers and users in a wide variety of transactions.

 

Wilson graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1989.

Experience

  • The following is a sampling of the transactions he has been involved in and the clients he represents:

  • The establishment of the legal infrastructure for the nationwide SGQR Central Repository for e-payments

  • The establishment of the legal infrastructure for the nationwide PayNow central addressing scheme for online payments

  • The establishment of the legal infrastructure for the nationwide FAST electronic instant funds transfer system for financial institutions and payment service providers

  • The establishment of the legal infrastructure for the nationwide electronic cheque clearing system for financial institutions and the accompanying public key infrastructure

  • Major financial institutions in their technology outsourcing and Internet banking projects

  • Advising designated critical information infrastructure (CII) operator on cybersecurity compliance

  • Advising Singapore operator on cross-border online payment linkage project between Singapore & Thailand

  • Advising investment company on IP and licensing issues in a major pharmaceutical venture

  • Statutory boards & regulatory bodies in IP & technology licensing projects including:

    • the outsourcing of a major regulatory body’s entire IT infrastructure and data centre functions to an outsourced services provider     

    • drafting and advising on a master IP framework for a national project for a government ministry     

    • implementation of a computerised ticketing system for shows and events held at various venues

  • Advising companies on their IP restructuring, sale & purchase, licensing, and franchising arrangements

  • Advising Singapore & foreign universities, research institutes and corporations on technology and licensing transactions and issues, as well as research, licensing and exploitation projects and collaborations

  • Media and entertainment corporations in a variety of transactions including print and on-line publishing contracts; artiste, recording, production and performance contracts; event promotion and ticketing contracts; and venue hiring agreements

Accolades

Wilson is listed as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Law Business Research Ltd’s An International Who's Who of Internet, E-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers

  • The Asia Pacific Legal 500 - Intellectual Property

  • “Wilson Wong has ‘a fine mind and strong knowledge’ and is a ‘results-oriented lawyer you want by your side’.”

  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers - Intellectual Property

  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers - IT, Telecommunications & Media

  • Who’s Who Legal - Franchise

  • Best Lawyers - Information Technology Law

 

Key Practice Areas

  • Data Protection & Cybersecurity

  • E-Commerce & Domain Names

  • Entertainment & Media

  • FinTech & Payment Services

  • Franchising

  • Information Technology

  • IP Commercialisation, R&D & Joint Venture

  • Life Sciences