US, Chinese tech giants look to Singapore for IP services

US, Chinese tech giants look to Singapore for IP services

Posted on 3/08/2020 by Shulin Lee


The Straits Times has been running a series that highlights and examines legal topics of current interest against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of the articles is to inform, educate and enhance awareness. 

Ansa Search co-founder Shulin Lee shared her views with K.C. Vijayan for an issue focusing on aspects of intellectual property.

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  • Whereas IP law used to be an afterthought for many companies... now they are wanting to be on the forefront, leading to an increase in filings for patents largely due to them wanting to make full use of the robust IP framework in Singapore.
  • There has been a significant increase in demand in the last few years for IP lawyers and patent engineers at Chinese companies and fintech firms.



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