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

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

Work Department

Technology | Data | Intellectual Property

Position

Managing Director

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 technology, employment and data protection. Bryan has over 35 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. 

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 international 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 > TMT: local firms

(Leading individuals)

Bryan GhowsGhows LLC

Ghows LLC is a boutique law practice which focuses on contentious and non-contentious IP and TMT work including arbitration, negotiations and advisory matters. The practice also focuses on data protection issues in relation to privacy and cyber security. Founder Bryan Ghows has extensive expertise in this field and is listed as an arbitrator on the panel of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.

Singapore > Intellectual property: Local firms

(Leading individuals)

Bryan GhowsGhows LLC

Ghows LLC is led by the experienced and prominent IP specialist Bryan Ghows. He has had an esteemed private practice and in-house legal career, culminating in him launching his firm in 2019. Ghows is noted for contentious IP work (including both litigation and arbitration), along with transactional and advisory matters. He is supported by the immensely experienced Teresa O’Connor  and Patsy Koh ,who joined from Infinitus Law Corporation in April 2022, and focus on portfolio management, prosecution, enforcement and brand protection strategy.