About Tee Jim TAN ,S.C.
Tan Tee Jim, S.C. graduated from the University of Singapore in 1979 and obtained a Master's degree in law from London University in 1983. In 1999, he was appointed a Senior Counsel (equivalent of Queen's Counsel in the UK) by the Supreme Court of Singapore. He is one of only 40 Senior Counsel in practice.
Tee Jim has been involved in numerous court cases, including cases which have become landmarks in the local dispute resolution and intellectual property fields. He has written several articles on competition and intellectual property laws, and is a regular speaker at local and international conferences. He is a contributing editor of several publications, including Trade Marks: World Law & Practice, Trademark Law and the Internet, Domain Name: Law & Practice and Intellectual Property Protection in Asia. He is also the author of the book entitled Law of Trade Marks & Passing Off in Singapore (now in its second edition) and the General Editor of the Halsbury's Laws of Singapore (Intellectual Property).
Tee Jim is a Deputy President of the Copyright Tribunal and the Income Tax Board of Review as well as a member of the Competition Appeal Board. He is a founder and the immediate Past President of the Association of Singapore Patent Agents (ASPA), a past Vice-President of the Asian Patents Attorney Association (APAA), a past President of the Singapore section of the APAA and a founding Council member of the ASEAN Intellectual Property Association. Tee Jim has also served as an arbitrator for the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the World Intellectual Property Organisation and the Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Panel.
Tee Jim has been regularly cited as a leading intellectual property lawyer in Singapore and Asia by various legal publications, including The Asia Pacific Legal 500, Global Counsel 3000, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers and Global Counsel's Intellectual Property Handbook.
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