Company Introduction

We are among the pioneering consulting firms in Singapore specialising in propelling business growth. Besides drawing on more than 100 years of combined consulting experience from our specialist consultants, clients also leverage on our network of offices and associates around the world, including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, US, Australia, Europe, China, India, Japan, Thailand and the Middle East.

Over the years, we have worked with businesses of all sizes and industries to successfully unlock the hidden value residing in their intangible assets and intellectual know-how, allowing them to experience growth like never before.


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IP Professionals


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Key Office Presence in SG

100 Cecil Street, The Globe

IP Expertise

  • IP Portfolio Management
  • IP Strategy Consultancy
  • IP Brokerage (Licensing/Sale)
  • Innovation Consultancy
  • IP Training
  • Branding Strategy

Market Served

  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand

Industry Focus

  • Wholesale Trade
  • Education
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Food Services
  • Retail

List of Key Practice Experts

John Ong

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With over 30 years of experience, John's consulting experience ranges from branding, strategic planning, IP management, commercialisation and Go-to-Market strategies from franchising to technology licensing. He has consulted for a wide range of industries including food & beverage, hospitality, health & beauty, fashion, education, automotive services, IT, marine engineering, industrial park management as well as logistics. Since 2000, he was the Chief Trainer of the Association’s Fundamentals of Franchise Management course, having trained close to 1,000 franchise owners and senior executives in Singapore and the region. John also provides training under SMU-ITI for the latter’s professional conversion programme, as well as in-house training for IPOS’ patent examiners.

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John Ong , Group Executive Chairman

Winston Chan

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Listed in “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists” since 2018, Winston is the Group Managing Partner of FT Consulting – a Singapore-headquartered, Asia-centric business consulting firm with 30 years of track record and with offices in 6 key Asian cities. He has been actively involved in franchising, technology transfer, strategic planning, branding, mergers & acquisitions, innovation and IP strategy projects across countries for almost 2 decades. Passionate about proliferating the strategic use of IP to maximise corporate value, Winston is a regular speaker at various conferences. He is currently appointed board director of IPOS International, and executive committee member of IPOS Society.

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Winston Chan , Group Managing Partner

Awards and accoladess

  • “IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists” since 2018
  • Special mentions

  • Board Director, IPOS International
  • Lecturer, SUSS Masters of IP & Innovation
  • Trainer & Coach, SMU Enterprise Leadership Transformation Programme
  • Basic Entity Info

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    Date Of Formation


    Last update

    05/08/2021 Janelle, Senior Analyst