Serving Your IP Needs for 25 Years

Serving Your IP Needs for 25 Years

Our Values

We are privileged to be able to serve our clients. We understand the trust placed in us and take it seriously. We know that the only calling card in law which matters is a good reputation.



About Us

We are a specialist intellectual property law firm formed in 1993 and based in Singapore. As agents, we file and prosecute trademarks, patents and designs at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and other registries around the world; as solicitors, we draft agreements and provide opinions on intellectual property matters and as advocates, we plead in the courts including the highest court of the land, the Singapore Court of Appeal.



Our Services

Protecting Your IP

Protecting Your IP

  • IP searching, filing, watching, clearance and investigation; opinion on availability and registrability in Singapore and around the world
  • Portfolio management and review worldwide
  • Recordal services - Change in ownership, change of name and/or address, recordal of agent in Singapore

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Enforcement

Enforcement

  • Investigations
  • Survey Reports
  • Cease & Desist Letters
  • Police Raids
  • Our Raids
  • Online Enforcement

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Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

  • Enforcement and dispute resolution
  • Trade mark oppositions, invalidation, revocation and infringement actions at Registry level and in the Higher Courts
  • Conducting in-house online investigations into infringement of client's IP rights; including issuing cease and desist letters to online infringers and/or issuing takedown notices to online platforms

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Commercialising Your IP

Commercialising Your IP

  • All aspects of IP commercialization including licensing and franchising, technology transfer and joint ventures
  • Due diligence and opinions on scope of IP protection
  • Sale and acquisition of IP
  • Advise on documentation and records of IP, employment and commissioning contacts
  • Information technology, Internet, e-commerce, data protection and privacy, telecommunication law and regulations

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Strategy, Audit & Valuation

Strategy, Audit & Valuation

  • Branding and valuation of your intellectual property in Singapore and around the world
  • Identify and evaluate your company's IP
  • IP audits and due diligence
  • IP risk management and regulatory compliance
  • Developing and implementing a strategy that recognises IP as a core asset of the valuation of your business

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Our Team

M. Ravindran

M. Ravindran

Managing Partner

M. Ravindran

M. Ravindran

Managing Partner

Ravi founded the firm in 1993 and has advised local and international clients on their IP filing, commercialisation and enforcement strategy in Singapore and abroad. He has conducted High Court and State Court trials and appeared before the Court of Appeal in several landmark IP cases.

Sukumar Karuppiah

Sukumar Karuppiah

Partner

Sukumar Karuppiah

Sukumar Karuppiah

Partner

A partner with Ravindran Associates in Singapore and Jasdev Chambers in Malaysia, Sukumar Karuppiah (Sugu) who is admitted to practice before both the Singapore and Malaysian Bars practices concurrently in both jurisdictions in the field of intellectual property (IP). This has been a great advantage to clients whom he represents in both countries.

Paul Teo

Paul Teo

Partner

Paul Teo

Paul Teo

Partner

Paul has extensive experience on all aspects of intellectual property matters such as enforcement (both civil and criminal enforcement action) and High Court and Court of Appeal litigation, domain name recovery actions, drafting, advisory and review of intellectual property related agreements.

Sue-Ann Li

Sue-Ann Li

Partner

Sue-Ann Li

Sue-Ann Li

Partner

Sue-Ann works closely with local and foreign clients across a variety of industries to manage and protect their global portfolio of intellectual property rights including their trademarks, designs and patents.

Jevon Louis

Jevon Louis

Partner

Jevon Louis

Jevon Louis

Partner

Jevon is one of the very few registered Singapore patent attorneys who has been qualified by examinations conducted by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS).

Jon Chan Wenqiang

Jon Chan Wenqiang

Legal Associate

Jon Chan Wenqiang

Jon Chan Wenqiang

Legal Associate

Since he joined the firm, Jon has been extensively exposed to both contentious and non-contentious matters relating to IP law, with a particular focus on trade mark and patent litigation before the Supreme Court. Jon also assists in advisory work relating to corporate IP matters, such as the review of franchising, distribution and licensing agreements.

Absolom Leo Darshan

Absolom Leo Darshan

Legal Executive

Absolom Leo Darshan

Absolom Leo Darshan

Legal Executive

Leo works closely with brands owners on all forms of IP enforcement matters. To this end, Leo manages market investigations and surveillance in both the online and offline spaces, and actively engages with law enforcement authorities and various stakeholders such as e-commerce marketplaces and social media platforms to safeguard our clients' IP interests.

Alvin Tan Jing Han

Alvin Tan Jing Han

Legal Associate

Alvin Tan Jing Han

Alvin Tan Jing Han

Legal Associate

Alvin has assisted the firm with various contentious and non-contentious work with a particular focus on IP related litigation before the Supreme Court. Alvin also assists in reviewing IP licensing agreements.

Our Support Staff

Sharon Ang

Sharon Ang

Paralegal

Sharon Ang

Sharon Ang

Paralegal

Siti Temian

Siti Temian

Trademark Paralegal

Siti Temian

Siti Temian

Trademark Paralegal

Dianna Liew

Dianna Liew

Paralegal

Dianna Liew

Dianna Liew

Paralegal

Caroline Chew

Caroline Chew

Accounts Executive

Caroline Chew

Caroline Chew

Accounts Executive