Bird & Bird ATMD LLP

Company Introduction

Bird & Bird ATMD is a leading Singapore law firm with a strong local presence, complemented by its regional and international focus being part of Bird & Bird’s international practice. We specialise in combining leading expertise across a full range of legal services on an international basis.

We are uniquely placed to offer the whole range of services being a law firm with a strong intellectual property practice, as well as an experienced team of in-house patent attorneys. Our detailed understanding of technology and innovation and its challenges enables us to help domestic and multinational businesses manage, protect, exploit and litigate their IP rights even as businesses embrace digitisation and e-commerce.

With more than 1,350 lawyers across Bird & Bird’s network of 29 offices worldwide, we are strategically well-placed to offer local IP expertise within a global context to help companies achieve their business goals both domestically and internationally.


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IP Professionals


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Key Office Presence in SG

2 Shenton Way

IP Expertise

  • IP Portfolio Management
  • Patent Agent's services
  • IP Strategy Consultancy
  • Trademark Agent's services
  • Dispute Resolution
  • IP Legal Services
  • IP Brokerage (Licensing/Sale)
  • IP Training
  • Branding Strategy
  • IP Enforcement

Market Served

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Poland
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Vietnam

Industry Focus

  • Energy and Chemicals
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • ICT and Media
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Food Services
  • Hotel
  • Retail

List of Key Practice Experts

Lorraine Tay

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Lorraine is head of the Intellectual Property practice at Bird & Bird ATMD. She has over 20 years of experience in intellectual property. She focuses primarily on non-contentious intellectual property and general IP advisory work. She leads the brand management team and works closely with numerous clients across various industries to manage and protect their global portfolio of intellectual property rights which include trademarks, patents and designs. She is also very experienced in handling complex cross border IP issues and often helms the strategy as she manages disputes including oppositions and negotiations. Client matters aside, Lorraine is often called upon by IP industry bodies, official organisations, and the wider IP community to weigh in on issues impacting the IP landscape. She provides training and capability development to the IP industry locally, regionally and globally, speaking regularly at events and seminars organised by INTA, WIPO and IPOS.

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Lorraine Tay , Joint Managing Partner

Awards and accoladess

  • Asialaw Profiles
  • Best Lawyers SG
  • Chambers Asia Pacific
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • Managing IP: IP Stars
  • World Trademark Review 100
  • WIPR Leader
  • Special mentions

  • IP Adjudicator, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
  • Member of International Trademark Association
  • ASEAN Patent Attorneys Association
  • Alban Kang

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    Alban is a preeminent IP lawyer with a specialised focus on complex patent litigation and other contentious IP related cases. He has been in practice for over 30 years. Alban represents major software companies, computer manufacturers, well known trade mark owners, pharmaceutical companies, book publishers, international airlines and well known hotel chains, as well as collection agencies and advertising agencies. He also represents a number of Japanese clients. He is regularly engaged in complex patent litigation and other contentious IP-related cases, and has also been involved in a number of high profile IP cases before the Singapore Court of Appeal. He also handles multi-jurisdictional IP litigation cases. Alban has been consistently ranked as a leading intellectual property lawyer by various prestigious directories, including The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IAM Patent 1000 and Chambers Asia-Pacific. He also leads the firm's ASEAN and Japan practices.

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    Alban Kang , Partner

    Awards and accoladess

  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers
  • IAM Global Leader
  • Managing IP - IP Star
  • Chambers Asia Pacific
  • Best Lawyers Singapore
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • WTR 1000
  • Special mentions

  • Member, WIPO Panel of Mediators
  • Certified Patent Valuation Analyst
  • CIArb
  • SIArb
  • APAA
  • Anan Sivananthan

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    Anan is a seasoned IP lawyer with over 25 years of experience from his previous in-house role at a world leading digital entertainment products company, and as a private IP practitioner at a leading Singapore law firm. He has extensive experience in patent litigation; patent management and monetisation; multi-jurisdictional trademark litigation across the globe and other high value IP dispute resolution matters; as well as managing anti-counterfeiting matters in China, the Middle East, Europe and South East Asia. He has handled major patent litigations in Singapore and internationally, including a few in the US (in the International Trade Commission and various District Courts) and in Europe. Anan also represents pharmaceutical and other life sciences and healthcare clients in IP litigation, commercialisation and strategy, as well as regulatory and compliance matters.

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    Anan Sivananthan , Partner

    Awards and accoladess

  • IAM Global Leader
  • IAM Patent 1000
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • Special mentions

  • WIPO Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators
  • Singapore Mediation Centre's Panel of Associate Mediators
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    Basic Entity Info

    Business Entity

    Bird & Bird ATMD LLP



    Date Of Formation


    Last update

    20/08/2021 Wendy Woo Senior MBD Exec