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Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 1SingaporeAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Renowned firm advising on the full suite of IP matters, including enforcement, portfolio management and commercial mandates. Acts for major clients in the consumer goods, cosmetics, technology, medical and pharmaceutical industries. Works in close cooperation with the tax and corporate M&A departments to manage matters containing intricate IP issues. Draws on the firm’s considerable global network to handle complex cross-border IP mandates.

Strengths

A client describes the team as "professional, efficient and able to provide legally sound advice which is also commercial," going on to add that "they are adept at handling issues concerning US laws."

Work highlights

Acted for Abbott Laboratories on trade mark opposition proceedings against Société des Produits Nestlé SA regarding its application to register its HM-O mark. The matter went to the High Court of Singapore.

Notable practitioners

Andy Leck is a pre-eminent IP lawyer renowned for his work on trade mark oppositions and prosecutions. He is particularly adept at handling multi-jurisdictional mandates and frequently serves clients in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.

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Singapore

Intellectual Property: Domestic: Litigation


Andy Leck
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