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Amica Law LLC

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Managing Partners: Jo-Ann See, Wilson Wong, Jason Chan, Winnie Tham
Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 17
Languages: Chinese, English

Firm Overview:
Amica Law is a niche practice of legal and patent specialists in intellectual property and technology. From its founding in 2006, the firm has grown to become the largest boutique IP law firm in Singapore, providing a full suite of services including IP clearance, prosecution, litigation and enforcement, and commercialisation and licensing. The firm also advises on data protection and privacy, anti-counterfeiting and border measures. With a team comprising veteran lawyers, patent attorneys, and patent and trade mark associates, Amica Law’s singular focus and specialisation in the area of intellectual property law gives it a unique breadth and depth of expertise.

Main Areas of Practice:

Registration & IP Portfolio Management:
6 partners, 20 fee earners
The firm has expertise in trade marks, designs, and patent prosecution, covering strategy, registration, and portfolio management. Clients include multinational corporations, Singapore startups, educational institutes, and government agencies. In 2017, the firm was the second top filing agent of trade marks and designs, and one of the top ten filing agents for patents, at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
Key Clients: Razer Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Philip Morris International, Starbucks Coffee Company, ExxonMobil Corporation, National University of Singapore.
Contacts: Jo-Ann See, Winnie Tham Tel: +65 6303 6211, +65 6303 6217
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

IP Litigation & Enforcement:
2 partners, 6 fee earners
■ Representing Element Six Technologies Limited (a subsidiary of De Beers) in relation to a patent infringement suit against IIA Technologies Pte Ltd, which had invested more than S$200 million in launching the world’s largest diamond greenhouse for the growth of synthetic diamonds in Singapore.
Partners: Jason Chan, Melvin Pang
■ Representing Pfizer Limited and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries in defending against patent infringement actions brought under the Health Products Act for the distribution of generics drug products.
Partner: Melvin Pang
■ Representing T2 Singapore Pte Ltd in a trade mark infringement matter against TWG Tea Company Pte Ltd.
Partners: Jason Chan, Melvin Pang
■ Representing WeWork Companies Inc. in a trade mark dispute in the Singapore High Court.
Partner: Jason Chan
■ Representing M1 Limited, a major internet service provider, in the first Singapore High Court case involving a dynamic site-blocking injunction to curb copyright infringement.
Partner: Jason Chan
■ Representing Ceramiche Caesar SpA, the Italian porcelain stoneware manufacturer, in a trade mark dispute at the Singapore Court of Appeal.
Partner: Melvin Pang
Key Clients: Element Six Technologies Limited (a subsidiary of De Beers), M1 Limited, Pfizer Limited, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Starbucks Coffee Company, Amazon.com, Inc.
Contacts: Jason Chan, Melvin Pang Tel: +65 6303 6215, +65 6303 6220
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

IP & Technology Commercialisation & Licensing:
3 partners, 4 fee earners
■ Structuring and drafting the operating rules and legal framework for the nationwide FAST and PayNow electronic fund transfer systems, negotiations with the Association of Banks in Singapore and Singapore banks. Partner: Wilson Wong ■■Structuring and drafting the operating rules and legal framework for the nationwide central depository for Singapore Quick Response (SGQR) Codes for acquirers and merchants, and negotiations with the Association of Banks in Singapore and Singapore banks.
■ Acquisition of the Van Houten brand of cocoa products in key markets in Asia and Oceania by Delfi Limited.
Partners: Wilson Wong, Winnie Tham, Anna Toh
■ Acquisition of intellectual property rights of Sevan Marine ASA by Sembcorp Marine Ltd.
Partners: Winnie Tham, Anna Toh
■ Advising on and drafting data protection policies and documentation for a global hospitality management and real estate group.
Partners: Geraldine Tan, Anna Toh
■ Advising on and drafting legal documentation for online mall management and customer relationship management systems for multiple shopping malls managed by a property manager.
Partner: Wilson Wong Key Clients: Banking Computer Services Private Limited, Delfi Limited, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, SISTIC. com Pte Ltd
Contact: Wilson Wong Tel: +65 6303 6215
Email: [email protected]