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
  • Trade Secrets Protection Programs and breach management

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Enforcement

Enforcement

  • Online Enforcement
  • Survey Reports
  • Cease & Desist Letters
  • Raids and Criminal Prosecution
  • Training and Awareness
  • Transshipment
  • Enforcement in the Region

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Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

  • High Court and Appellate Practice
  • Legal Opinions
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Trade mark oppositions, invalidation, revocation and infringement actions at Registry level
  • UDRP

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BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Audit & Strategy – identify and evaluate your company’s IP with IP Audits
  • Valuation – Branding and valuation of your intellectual property in Singapore and around the world
  • Business Intelligence – advising and formulating pre-emptive or mitigating strategies against your competitors, including freedom to operate opinions
  • Due Diligence

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DATA

DATA

  • Data Privacy Compliance with data protection laws (PDPA)
  • Data Risk Management – protecting data and managing data breaches
  • IP protection for Data

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Contracts

Contracts

  • All aspects of IP commercialization including Licensing, Technology, Distribution and Franchising Agreements
  • Ensuring appropriate IP protection in Employment Agreements
  • Vendor Agreements
  • Transfer and Assignment of IP: Sale and acquisition of IP
  • Advising on restrictive covenants to protect firm’s intangible assets

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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.

Alvin Lim

Alvin Lim

Partner

Alvin Lim

Alvin Lim

Partner

Alvin has specialized in the field of IP and technology since 2007 and has been involved in several reported High Court and Registry cases involving patents, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and confidential information.

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.

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.

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.

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

Elaine Tong

Elaine Tong

Accounts Executive

Elaine Tong

Elaine Tong

Accounts Executive