Ms Meryl Koh > Drew & Napier LLC > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Drew & Napier LLC
10 COLLYER QUAY
#10-01 OCEAN FINANCIAL CENTRE
SINGAPORE 049315
Singapore

Work Department

Intellectual Property; Dispute Resolution

Position

Director, Intellectual Property;
Director, Dispute Resolution

Career

Meryl is a litigator and a Director in both the Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property departments.

Meryl graduated with a double degree, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (Distinction) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia in 2007.

Meryl was admitted as an Australian Lawyer in 2008. She joined Drew & Napier in 2008 as an International Lawyer and was called to the Singapore Bar in January 2011.

Meryl’s principal areas of practice are general civil and commercial litigation, and intellectual property litigation. She has assisted in many complex matters including numerous patent infringement cases as well as civil and commercial cases involving contractual disputes, defamation, breach of director’s duties and employment law.

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Employment
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Intellectual Property

Languages

English

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Singapore
  • Member of the Academy of Law

Education

  • LL.B / B.Com (Accounting) (Distinction), University of New South Wales, Australia (2007)
  • Admitted as an Australian Lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales (2008)
  • Admitted to the Singapore Bar in (2011)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Intellectual property: Local firms

(Next Generation Partners)

Meryl KohDrew & Napier LLC

Drew & Napier LLC has one of the most established IP practices in Singapore and is widely known for its contentious cases expertise. It has developed fine record in trade mark, patent and design filings in Singapore and across Southeast Asia in addition to an outstanding reputation for IP litigation. It represents a large number of big-name multinationals and leading regional businesses. Department head Tony Yeo  has over 30 years’ experience in patent, trade mark and copyright infringement cases. Yvonne Tang  is also noted for trade mark and copyright infringement, along with passing off. Lim Siau Wen  manages global trade mark, patent and design portfolios for a wide range of regional and international clients. Meryl Koh  is a senior name in IP litigation and Javier Yeo has been promoted to associate director.

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