Gowling WLG strengthens its IP offering in Singapore

16 May 2017

Gowling WLG's exclusive affiliate in Singapore, JurisAsia, has welcomed Daniel Lee to its IP team.

Daniel is a Singapore registered patent attorney with a technical background in engineering, having worked with businesses, research institutes and universities to protect their inventions.

He has previously assisted clients in managing their global patent portfolios. His experience includes being a patent examiner at the New Zealand Patent Office and managing a patent portfolio in a research organisation. His technical fields include electronics, software and nanotechnology.

Daniel currently drafts patent specifications and prosecutes patent applications in Singapore and other regional countries.

Gordon Harris, Gowling WLG's global co-head of Intellectual Property, said: "The arrival of Daniel completes the first phase of development of our profile in Singapore. Daniel is hugely experienced and will be a terrific addition to the team. His appointment further enhances our technical capability in the Tech sector, and means that we can now offer patent prosecution in Singapore on a significant scale."

Daniel said: "I feel I am joining JurisAsia at a very exciting time. By forming an exclusive partnership with Gowling WLG, a firm with globally renowned experience and expertise, JurisAsia is increasingly raising its profile in Singapore and I am delighted to be working with them."

JurisAsia advises clients across South East Asia from its base in Singapore. Its internationally-ranked lawyers are leading experts in their field and help clients conduct business across the region. Its intellectual property team advises national, international and global companies, as well as universities, technology transfer institutes and start-ups, to secure, exploit and extract value from their IP.

For over 125 years, Gowling WLG has been helping the world's top organisations maximise their intellectual property assets and protect what makes them unique. Home to one of the largest and most highly regarded IP teams in Canada, leading practices in the U.K., Russia, China, France, Germany, Singapore and the UAE, and a global network of IP associates, Gowling WLG can assist you with your intellectual property needs in jurisdictions around the world. Learn how we can help you.

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