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12 MARINA BOULEVARD, LEVEL 28, MARINA BAY FINANCIAL CENTRE TOWER 3, SINGAPORE 018982, SINGAPORE
Tel:
Work +65 6416 8000
Fax:
Fax +65 6532 5711
Email:
Web:
www.wongpartnership.com
Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Dubai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Shanghai and 2 more

Chung Nian Lam

Tel:
Work +65 6416 8271
Email:
Web:
www.wongpartnership.com/index.php/wongpartnership/partner/lam-chung-nian
WongPartnership LLP

Work Department

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

Position

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

Career

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.

Languages

English, Mandarin.

Member

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.

Education

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


Singapore: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Lam Chung Nian - WongPartnership LLP

Within: Intellectual property – Local firms

WongPartnership LLP stands out for providing 'exceptional quality work, with clear, concise advice executed in a timely fashion'. Its wide-ranging work encompasses IP enforcement together with transactional and advisory work such as R&D collaborations, joint ventures and franchising agreements. Together with a network of alliance partners it covers multi-jurisidictional cases and counts both corporates and public and government bodies among its clients. It assisted a well-known, global client with setting up a joint venture and advised on the related IP aspects and in other work acted for a client on the acquisition of intellectual property rights and brand names that involved 19 jurisdictions. Lam Chung Nian is known for his IP, media and IT/telecoms experience and is valued for his 'good commercial and practical advice'; Kylie Peh is another noted name. Jeffrey Lim and senior associate Yue Lin Lee have left the firm.

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Singapore: TMT

TMT – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Lam Chung Nian - WongPartnership LLP

Within: TMT – Local firms

WongPartnership LLP provides 'a good balance between legal and regulatory requirements and practical solutions'. Areas of expertise include IT roll outs and related disputes, media-related licensing and regulatory regimes and telecoms-related commercial and regulatory issues. In recent work, the team advised a number of clients including banks and start-ups on fintech issues. It is also advising clients on the deployment of automated robo advisers and algorithms. Lam Chung Nian, who heads the firm's TMT and IP practices, is valued for providing 'solutions that are always direct and to the point and for being very approachable and open to discussions'.  Kylie Peh is another noted partner. Jeffrey Lim has left the firm.

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