Boo Yee Swan is a Partner in the Intellectual Property department.
She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991 and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1992. She holds a LL.M degree from King’s College, London, specialising in Intellectual Property Law.
Yee Swan has been in legal practice since 1992 and her present focus of practice is in intellectual property, more specifically trade marks, designs and patents prosecution. She had worked in the public sector with the Singapore Legal Service and previously practised litigation in mainly copyright and trade mark mattes.
Yee Swan’s current work focus is on the non-contentious aspects of mainly trade marks, designs and patents work and she advises on and manages the trade marks, designs and patents portfolios of local and international clients, as well as drafting, negotiating and reviewing of licence agreements, instruments of assignment and related agreements. She specializes in coordinating worldwide portfolios from a global procurement, maintenance, enforcement and strategic management perspective. Her work also includes the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in Singapore with extensive work preparing and filing patent applications through the PCT as well as extensive foreign filings and prosecution throughout the world. Yee Swan’s work also encompasses contentious opposition and revocation proceedings.
She is a registered Patent Agent in Singapore and a member of the Association of Singapore Patent Agents (ASPA).