Jo-Ann See > Amica Law LLC > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Amica Law LLC
77 ROBINSON ROAD
#22-01 ROBINSON 77
SINGAPORE 068896
Singapore
Jo-Ann See photo

Work Department

Trade Marks, Patents and Designs, Intellectual Property Protection and Management

Career

Jo-Ann See is a Director of Amica Law LLC, and heads the firm’s Trade Marks Practice. She has been in practice for more than 30 years, specialising in Intellectual Property (IP) and in particular, IP protection and management. 

Before joining private practice, she was the Deputy Registrar of Trade Marks and Patents in Singapore. Jo-Ann is also a registered patent attorney in Singapore as well as a Notary Public and Commissioner of Oaths.

Jo-Ann has vast experience working with clients in the development and protection of their IP rights. She is a trusted adviser to numerous clients, helping them to identify their IP assets, advising them on strategies for protection of their IP rights worldwide, and managing and reviewing their IP portfolios. On top of that, she also advises clients on contentious opposition, invalidation and revocation proceedings. Jo-Ann has acted for clients in diverse industries such as entertainment, cosmetics, chemicals and petroleum, telecommunications, information technology, food and beverage, hospitality, and consumer products.

Her expertise has made her a valued member of various international IP organisations. She was on the Board of Directors of the International Trade Marks Association (INTA), a 131-year-old organization with more than 5,600 members in over 90 countries, for 3 years. She was also the Chairperson of the IP Committee of the Law Society of Singapore, which supports IP practitioners in different areas of IP practice, for 7 years.

Today, she is a member of INTA’s Non-Traditional Trade Marks Sub Committee which champions the recognition, registration and protection of non-traditional trade marks; sits on the Council of the ASEAN IP Association, which works to transform ASEAN into an innovative and competitive region through the use of IP; and is a member of the Expert Panel of the Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Service which deals with domain name disputes.

Languages

English

Memberships

• Member, International Trade Marks Association’s (INTA) Non-Traditional Trade Marks Sub Committee
• Council Member, ASEAN IP Association
• Member, Expert Panel of the Singapore Domain Name Dispute Resolution Service
• Former Director, International Trade Marks Association (INTA) (2002 – 2004)
• Former Chairperson, IP Committee of the Law Society of Singapore (2011 – 2017)

Education

• LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore 
• Admitted to the Singapore Bar (1983)

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Intellectual property: Local firms

(Leading individuals)

Jo-Ann SeeAmica Law LLC

Amica Law LLC is a specialist IP law firm in Singapore. Featuring a number of highly-respected senior practitioners backed by a large group of IP professionals, the team has secured a number of Fortune 500 multinationals as clients, along with local companies, universities and government agencies. Managing IP portfolios for multiple clients, it has a breadth of expertise across prosecutions, transactions and enforcement. Jo-Ann See has more than 30 years of experience in IP protection and management for clients in a range of industries. Jason Chan is a prominent contentious IP specialist, making a further impression in a recent landmark patent infringement case Element Six Technologies v IIA Technologies. Winne Tham is another experienced partner and Wilson Wong  is noted for IP licensing, agreements and technology. Melvin Pang  is rated for contentious matters.