Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

Company Introduction

Trusted since 1861, Dentons Rodyk is one of Singapore’s largest and oldest law firms with a team of around 200 lawyers offering clients a full suite of legal services necessary to do business locally and globally.

For businesses that value their brand names, designs and inventions, our Intellectual Property and Technology practice group serves as an important partner, providing you with the full range of services covering all aspects of intellectual property and technology law.

Take advantage of our full suite of legal counsel and advisory services, from the registration and management of intellectual property, to transactions and contentious actions involving such property. We manage the entire IP portfolio (covering trademarks, patents, designs and copyright) for numerous local and foreign entities. This includes advising on the selection and registration of trademarks, drafting patent specifications and prosecuting patent applications.

Overview

Minimum Project Size

Average Hourly Rate

$$-$$$$

IP Professionals

11-50

Year of Establishment

1861

Key Office Presence in SG

80 Raffles Place UOB Plaza 1

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)
  • Innovation Consultancy
  • IP Taxation Advisory
  • IP Training
  • Branding Strategy
  • IP Enforcement

Market Served

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas (the)
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (the)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cayman Islands (the)
  • Central African Republic (the)
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands (the)
  • Colombia
  • Comoros (the)
  • Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)
  • Congo (the)
  • Cook Islands (the)
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao
  • Cyprus
  • Czeh Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic (the)
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (the) [Malvinas]
  • Faroe Islands (the)
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French Southern Territories (the)
  • Gabon
  • Gambia (the)
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  • Holy See (the)
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedomia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands (the)
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova (the Republic of)
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands (the)
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger (the)
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Northern Mariana Islands (the)
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine, State of
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines (the)
  • Pitcairn
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation (the)
  • Rwanda
  • Réunion
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Martin (French part)
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Korea (the Republic of)
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan (the)
  • Suriname
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Taiwan (Province of China)
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (the)
  • Tuvalu
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands (the)
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates (the)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
  • United States of America (the)
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (British)
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.)
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Åland Islands

Industry Focus

  • Precision Engineering
  • Energy and Chemicals
  • Marine and Offshore
  • Aerospace
  • Electronics
  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Security
  • Environmental Services
  • Air Transport
  • Land Transport
  • Logistics
  • Sea Transport
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Professional Services
  • Financial Services
  • ICT and Media
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Food Services
  • Hotel
  • Retail

List of Key Practice Experts

Gilbert Leong

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Gilbert Leong is a senior partner and Head of Dentons Rodyk's Intellectual Property and Technology practice group. He is also Co-Head of the Patents, Tech, Media & Telecomms, Licensing, Data Privacy & Protection and Cybersecurity practices. Gilbert has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting commercial agreements in relation to distribution of goods/services, procurement and tenders, manufacturing arrangements, acquisition of hardware, software development, licensing, maintenance, acquisition of intellectual property such as trademark and patents, computer turnkey projects, consultancy services, IP structuring, Internet related transactions cloud computing and E-commerce. Gilbert also provides advice on aspects of joint ventures, alliances and mergers & acquisitions.

Name, Job title

Gilbert Leong , Senior Partner

Awards and accoladess

  • Gilbert is recognised as a leading lawyer for his expertise in many notable publications, including Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • Catherine Lee

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    Catherine Lee is a senior partner in Dentons Rodyk's Intellectual Property & Technology practice group and Head of the Trademarks, Franchising & Distribution practices. She is also Co-Head of the Licensing practice. She advises a wide range of clients on the management of their trade mark portfolio around the world as well as on the commercial exploitation of their intellectual property rights. She deals with the enforcement of intellectual property rights, and has acted and advised on a spectrum of intellectual property related disputes such as trade mark infringement and cancellation actions, trade mark oppositions and breach of other intellectual property rights such as copyright and trade secrets.

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    Catherine Lee , Senior Partner

    Awards and accoladess

  • Catherine is recognized by Best Lawyers, IP Stars and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
  • Elaine Lew

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    Elaine has particular skills and knowledge in providing advice on trademark applications (both local and worldwide), prosecutions, oppositions and post-registration matters. Her experience extends to commercial transactions involving intellectual property and technology. Elaine has advised clients on the acquisition, management, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including trade marks, industrial design, copyright, confidential information and trade secrets.

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    Elaine Lew , Partner

    Maw Jiun Foo

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    Foo Maw Jiun is a partner in Dentons Rodyk's Intellectual Property & Technology practice group and Co-Head of the Patents practice. He is also Co-Head of the Data Privacy & Protection and Cybersecurity practices. Maw Jiun's areas of practice encompass worldwide registration of intellectual property, infringement and counterfeiting actions, commercial litigation involving intellectual property, commercialization of intellectual property rights (such as licensing and assignment agreements) and compliance with data protection and cybersecurity laws.

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    Maw Jiun Foo , Partner

    Awards and accoladess

  • Maw Jiun is recognized by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
  • Desmond Chew

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    Desmond is a Partner in Dentons Rodyk's Intellectual Property and Technology practice, and has been with the firm since 2015. His area of practice primarily focuses on technology, privacy and cybersecurity laws. Desmond is experienced in advising on intellectual property laws, with a particular focus on trademark litigation, border enforcement actions, and cross border licensing arrangements. He has assisted on several contentious intellectual property matters before the Singapore Courts, as well as the Intellectual Property Office. In this respect, Desmond has been recognised as a rising star in Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2018.

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    Desmond Chew , Partner

    Awards and accoladess

  • Desmond is recognized by IP Stars.
  • Jie Ying Quek

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    Quek Jie Ying is a partner in Dentons Rodyk’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group and has been with the firm since 2014. She graduated from Singapore Management University in 2013 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore in 2014. Jie Ying’s areas of practice primarily focuses on intellectual property laws, with a particular focus on enforcement and commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights, and global trade mark and design portfolio management. She has acted and advised on several intellectual property disputes such as infringement actions, invalidation actions, revocation actions and opposition matters. Her other practice areas also include cybersecurity.

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    Jie Ying Quek , Partner

    Jian Ming Chang

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    Chang Jian Ming is a partner the Dentons Rodyk's Intellectual Property and Technology practice group and Co-Head of the Patents practice. Jian Ming graduated with a bachelor's degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Nanyang Technological University in 2003, and was registered as a Singapore patent attorney in 2011. At Dentons Rodyk, Jian Ming mainly manages a mechanical, electrical and electronic patents portfolio, including designs as well. His areas of competency encompass patent drafting, patent/design prosecution and maintenance, patent/design law advisory, handling outstanding patent/design examination reports, patent/design searches, due diligence checks involving patents/designs, and patent validity and infringement advice. Jian Ming has both in-house and private practice experience and has handled patent matters of numerous jurisdictions. Jian Ming has accumulated extensive patenting drafting/prosecution experience since 2003 in various technical fields.

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    Jian Ming Chang , Partner

    Basic Entity Info

    Business Entity

    Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP

    ID

    T07LL0439G

    Date Of Formation

    02/04/2007

    Last update

    09/09/2021 Shermaine Ang