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Trade Mark Infringement for Goods in Transit

This case review examines the recent Court of Appeal case of Burberry Limited v Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd [2019] SGCA 01 in which the Court of Appeal held that a freight forwarder which facilitated the transhipment of counterfeit goods was not liable for trade mark infringement.

Trade Mark Infringement for Goods in Transit


A Company’s Liability in Knowing Receipt for the Fiduciary Breaches of its Errant Directors

This update covers the recent decision in Griffin Real Estate Investment Holdings Pte Ltd (in liquidation) v ERC Unicampus Pte Ltd [2018] SGHC 273. The High Court decided that where directors of the plaintiff company which had wrongfully caused it to extend an unauthorised loan to the defendant company, the defendant company, on the facts, incurred liability as a knowing recipient.

A Company’s Liability in Knowing Receipt for the Fiduciary Breaches of its Errant Directors


Transitioning From a Private To a Public Company

Lee & Lee’s latest article looks at the transitions that
a private company goes through when becoming a publicly traded company.

This article first appeared in the Q1/2019 Issue of the SID Directors Bulletin published by the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Transitioning From a Private To a Public Company


New Partners

The firm is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals as Partners of the Firm with effect from 1 January 2019:

Mr Anthony Wong (Litigation Department)Mr Timothy Loh (Real Estate Department)

We take this opportunity to congratulate our Partners on their new appointments.


Patent Ambiguities

This article by Tan Tee Jim, S.C. discusses the recent Court of Appeal case of Cicada Cube Pte Ltd v National University Hospital (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 52 in which we acted for NUH.

This article was first e-published by the Singapore Academy of Law in December 2018.

Patent Ambiguities


Keeping to the spirit of AGMs

Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Partner, Christopher Tan, was recently quoted in the Business Times (23 Oct), in the article “Keeping to the spirit of AGMs”. Christopher gave his views on how the laws of defamation, in particularly the possible defence of qualified privilege, might operate in discussions which take place at Annual General Meetings

THE latest season of Annual General Meetings (AGMs) – the once-a-year affair in which investors get to engage with the management of companies they invest in […]