Mr Chung Nian Lam > WongPartnership LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

WongPartnership LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property Practice; Technology & Media Practice; Telecommunications Practice; Data Protection Practice.


Head – Intellectual Property, Technology & Media, Telecommunications and Data Protection Practices.


Extensive experience in advising on the full spectrum of intellectual property matters (both contentious and non-contentious), as well as media, technology, data protection and telecommunications law. Speaks regularly at public talks and lectures on intellectual property law, legal clinics and seminars organised by various government and public sector organisations like the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Singapore IP Academy. A regular contributor to the Computer Law & Security Review, and has authored chapters in various professional texts such as IP Client Strategies in the Asia-Pacific published by Aspatore Books, a division of Thomson Reuters; The Art Collecting Legal Handbook (2013 and 2016 editions); Communications: Regulation and Outsourcing Global Guide (2015 edition); Data Protection & Privacy: Jurisdictional Comparisons, Second Edition published by European Lawyer Reference Series, a division of Thomson Reuters; Data Protection & Privacy: International Series, Third Edition published by Sweet & Maxwell, a division of Thomson Reuters; and Communications and Competition Law: Key Issues in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Sectors published by Wolters Kluwer. A tutor for intellectual property law in the Preparatory Course Leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations, an Associate Faculty at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and a lecturer at the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law programme, a course jointly organised by the IP Academy (Singapore) and the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore. In a pro bono capacity, he also acts as the legal lead for Creative Commons Singapore.


English, Mandarin.


Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Appointed to the WIPO Panel of Film and Media Mediators, Arbitrators and Experts as well as the panel of mediators for the IPOS-WIPO initiative for Mediation for Proceedings Instituted in the IPOS, and also the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Panel of Arbitrators for Intellectual Property Disputes; Co-Chair of the International Bar Association Communications Law Committee; Hon Secretary, Asian Patent Attorney Association (Singapore chapter); Member, International Trademark Association; Intellectual Property Committee of the Law Society of Singapore.


Admitted, 1998, Singapore Bar; 2007, Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales; National University of Singapore (LL.B., Hons.); Registered Patent Agent (Singapore).