Bryan Ghows > Ghows LLC > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Ghows LLC
3 Fraser Street
#08-21 DUO Tower
189352
Singapore

Work Department

Intellectual Property & Technology

Position

Bryan founded Ghows LLC in 2019, a specialist law firm focusing on Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT).

Bryan is active in IP dispute resolution in arbitration and before the Singapore courts. He is a qualified Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) arbitrator for IP disputes. Bryan is also active in advising clients for transactional matters in TMT. Bryan has over 40 years of experience in IP and TMT, including as the former Managing Director of a leading Singapore IP and TMT specialist practice and as in-house at Microsoft and IBM. Because of his extensive experience, Bryan represents both vendors and customers in technology transactions.

Career

Bryan worked in the United States for Microsoft and IBM up till 2010. At Microsoft, Bryan was Associate General Counsel and lead attorney for the Windows division, handling legal issues relating to Windows. At IBM, Bryan held numerous roles in the legal and finance divisions.

Prior to working in the United States, Bryan was a litigation partner at KhattarWong and was active in numerous IP litigation matters. He helped establish KhattarWong’s IP practice. Upon his return to Singapore, Bryan founded Via Law Corporation (later known as Taylor Vinters Via). Under his direction, the IP and TMT practices at Via Law Corporation became leading practices. He was lead counsel in several significant IP litigation proceedings before the Singapore Court of Appeal.

Bryan is an accredited arbitrator for IP matters and has been appointed as an IP arbitrator for both the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). He is active as an IP arbitrator and has recently issued an award in an IP arbitration in 2020.

Languages

English

Memberships

The Law Society of Singapore, Singapore Academy of Law, Washington State Bar Association, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (Fellow), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Fellow)

Education

Bryan graduated with an LLB (Hons) from the National University of Singapore.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Intellectual property: Local firms

(Leading individuals)

Bryan Ghows  – Ghows LLC

Combining expertise in intellectual property, technology and commercial transactional work, Taylor Vinters Via LLC ‘has an exceptional understanding of the commercial interests‘ and counts multinationals such as Changi Airport Group among its clients. Its team supports clients in the protection, commercialisation and enforcement of IP assets and rights worldwide. The practice is particularly active in trade mark opposition matters and is also regularly instructed to advise on trade mark portfolio management and filing strategies. Yingyu Wang is the lead partner to note; Bryan Ghows has left to launch his own firm, Ghows LLC, in 2019.

 

Singapore > TMT: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Bryan Ghows  – Ghows LLC

Yingyu Wang heads the practice at Taylor Vinters Via LLC, which has ‘a very good technical understanding of new technologies and its legal nuances‘. Ghows focuses on IP contentious matters and transactional TMT work, while Wang specialises in the fintech and blockchain space, with complementary expertise in cloud computing, AI and personal data laws. Bryan Ghows has left to launch his own firm, Ghows LLC, in 2019.