Interview with COV-AID: Intellectual Property Law and COVID-19

COV-AID is a student-led initiative, comprised of law students from the National University of Singapore, which seeks to simplify the vast number of new laws, regulations and legal issues arising from COVID-19 for the general public.

In a recent video interview with COV-AID, our Mr Tan Tee Jim, S.C. discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the Intellectual Property (IP) industry. In the video below, Mr Tan shares his insights on the concept of “vaccine nationalism”, how it interacts with IP law generally, […]


Beginning of a Fresh Chapter – Singapore’s Overhaul of its Copyright Act

This article discusses and highlights several key changes introduced in the Copyright Bill, which can be encapsulated along three key themes:

(1) Ensuring copyright continues to reward the creation of works;(2) Ensuring copyright works are available for the benefit of society at large; and(3) Strengthening the copyright ecosystem.

Beginning of a Fresh Chapter – Singapore’s Overhaul of its Copyright Act


Pollmann, Christian Joachim v Ye Xianrong [2021] SGHC 77, Record Quantum of Damages Awarded in a Personal Injury Claim

This client note discusses a recent High Court case which awarded a record quantum of damages. The case also illustrates a high range of damages that can be awarded where the claimant earned a relatively high income prior to the incident that forms the subject of the claim.

Pollmann, Christian Joachim v Ye Xianrong [2021] SGHC 77, Record Quantum of Damages Awarded in a Personal Injury Claim


First time a provisionally-registered doctor is struck off: Singapore Medical Council v Chua Shunjie [2020] SGHC 239

This case commentary highlights the important aspects of the Court of Three Judges’ decision in Singapore Medical Council v Chua Shunjie [2020] SGHC 239, including a Disciplinary Tribunal’s jurisdiction over provisionally-registered doctors after the expiration of their provisional registration, and circumstances in which the sanction of striking off is imposed

First time a provisionally-registered doctor is struck off: Singapore Medical Council v Chua Shunjie [2020] SGHC 239


Interview by World IP Review

Our Mr. Zech Chan was recently interviewed by the World IP Review for the article “The Right Remedy: Why Mediation is Becoming a Better Option”. Click here to see if mediation is for you.This article was first published in the 2020 INTA Annual Meeting & Leadership Meeting Daily News on Wednesday, 18 November 2020.