Nicholas Lauw > Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP > Singapore, Singapore > Lawyer Profile

Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


Partner, Entertainment & Media, Intellectual Property


Nicholas is a litigator who has for more than 10 years advised clients at the cutting edge of technology. His experience has not only enabled him to help clients in fighting complex information technology and intellectual property based disputes, but also in strategising on how best to obtain and protect their intellectual property rights. The matters he has been involved in range from contractual disputes relating to software licensing, failed joint ventures involving the transfer of intellectual property, judicial site blocking for flagrantly infringing websites, and various patent, trade mark, copyright and registered design infringement cases. He has also been involved in general commercial disputes, and has also given food regulatory advice for various clients.

His work for the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), and Daiso Industries have been cited in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. He has also been named as one of Singapore’s 70 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under by the Singapore Business Review 2016, and is an active member of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Singapore Law Society.

Lawyer Rankings

Singapore > Intellectual property: Local firms

Offering ‘real industry expertise‘ in sports, gaming, energy, technology and retail, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP is ‘the first amongst its peers‘, according to one client. Specialising in non-contentious and litigation work in the sports, media and gaming industries, Lau Kok Keng is ‘one of the most reputable IP lawyers in Singapore‘; he acted for FIFA on its brand protection campaign for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and advised the Singapore National Olympic Council on a sponsorship agreement with Borneo Motors Singapore. Nicholas Lauw has ‘strong technical knowledge‘ and is frequently involved at the cutting edge of IP-related issues such as infringement relating to Google ad-words, judicial site blocking, eMoney regulations and patent infringement relating to solar energy generation.