Director, Intellectual Property

10 Collyer Quay
#10-01 Ocean Financial Centre

049315, Singapore

+6565312575

Top 250 Women in IP 2022

Trade mark star 2022

English
Chinese


Jurisdictions:

Singapore

Practice areas:

Copyright & related rights
Patent
Trade mark

Industry sectors:

Fashion & luxury goods
Financial services
Food & beverage
Life sciences
Retail


Yvonne actively practices in all aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) work. She has more than 20 years of experience in IP matters, having devoted her entire legal career to the IP field, and her clients include multinational and local companies alike.

On contentious IP matters, Yvonne’s key areas include trade marks and copyright infringement, and passing off. She is regularly involved in trade mark opposition proceedings, and has handled criminal raids of counterfeit goods as well as domain name recovery claims under the Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (SDRP). 

Yvonne’s legal experience extends to trade mark and patent registration, searches and strategic advisory work, as well as corporate IP matters, such as the drafting and review of licensing and franchise agreements relating to IP assets.

She is constantly recommended by prominent legal publications, earning praise from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for “her knowledge of patent law”. Yvonne is also highly commended for “regularly serving up discerning IP strategy guidance”. 

She has been appointed by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education as a Facilitator for the Intellectual Property Law Practice of the Bar Admissions and Examinations (Part B) Course, and has also contributed to a number of articles on IP, including Atkin’s Court Forms – Singapore, Copyright, Lexis Nexis.

Yvonne is co-Editor of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) e-newsletter Group, and a member of the Executive Committee of the APAA, Singapore Group, and the Institute of Singapore Trade Mark Agents. She is also a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst.

 

Year Joined Firm: 1998

Education/Alumni:

  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar (1999) 
  • Solicitor, England and Wales (2004)

Network Memberships:

  • APAA
  • INTA
  • ISTMA
  • Law Society
  • SAL
  • SIArb

 

Last updated 12th March 2021