Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets

Monetising intangible assets

Our Intangible Assets and Intellectual Property team has a wealth of experience serving SMEs and Unicorns alike in industries ranging from agritech, foodtech, and AI to games entertainment (Studio to Platform, Platform to Users), e-commerce, fintech and media.

The team is extremely familiar with the complex interaction between business and law when it comes to innovative companies and the day-to-day challenges experienced by such companies at different stages of their respective corporate growth cycle.

Some of our notable experience include having:

• Advised and supported a number of public agencies on IP matters in different areas such as policy formulation, strategy, procurement, key negotiations (domestic and overseas) and building in-house IP policies.

• Negotiated numerous game licences within the ASEAN and Asia Pacific regions against well- established international game studios. Estimated commercial value at over US$500 million.

• Delivered over 200 IP management and strategy projects for private enterprises (about 60% in IoT, across various industries).

• Structured the IP strategy for an overseas pharmaceutical company and assisted them to transform from a pharmaceutical manufacturer to a technology developer and now, solution provider for hospital systems in its home jurisdiction.

• Advised IP focused investment fund and conducted due diligence on target companies for the said fund. Total sum to be invested at the point of instruction, approximately S$300 million.

• Acquisitions of premium brand hotel and pubs.

• Led the negotiation and resolved a breach of confidence and IP related dispute in Australia at mediation. Approximate value of dispute, AU$350,000.