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Silver - Firms: prosecution
Gold - Firms: litigation
Highly-recommended - Firms: transactions
Plaudits come thick and fast for the market leading IP establishment: “Drew & Napier has set the bar high for other practices in terms of expertise, billing and customer engagement.” “It has a great breadth of experienced lawyers, which is often essential in complex litigations that cover patents, data protection, criminal and antitrust law.” Its immense presence in the region and affiliation with firms across the globe offers the true one-stop experience – paring a strong patent prosecution practice with a formidable litigation group, the IP practice at Drew & Napier has won the loyalty of an illustrious array of customers from diverse industries, including Apple, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Facebook, Novartis, Pfizer, Qualcomm, Sanofi and Toyota. No stranger to landmark lawsuits, the universally acclaimed IP dispute team valiantly fought the corner of IIa Technologies in its battle against Element Six concerning a synthetic diamond patent infringement suit. Taking the lead on this were polished litigator Tony Yeo and Meryl Koh. Highly respected in the Singapore legal community, Yeo is “head and shoulders above the competition”. A much sought-after counsel in the contentious patent space, he has an excellent winning track record in prominent IP litigations. Meanwhile, Koh is an Australian and Singaporean dual-qualified lawyer, who has made indelible marks on the scene through her involvement in various IP and domain name disputes. All-rounder Yvonne Tang and Siau Wen Lim skilfully takes on patent prosecution and licensing matters. Drawing on her 20-odd years of experience dealing with challenging patent briefs, Tang is a boon for those seeking advice on Singaporean IP law. Household names place their full confidence in the legal and technical know-how of Lim to tackle their IP issues swiftly.