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Nicholas Lauw

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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.

Singapore: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Local firms

Within: Intellectual property – Local firms

Lau Kok Keng, who heads Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s 'excellent' IP practice, specialises in lP and technology litigation especially in the sports, media and gaming industries. Nicholas Lauw and associate Leow Jiamin continue to act for the Sunseap Group in defending allegations of patent infringement, which has also included filing a counterclaim. The claimant sought to strike out the counterclaim and the matter has gone to the Court of Appeal. In other work, the team is representing Singapore Pools, the operator of a licensed remote betting site, in pursuing actions against cybersquatters and infringers of the client's copyright. The group also handles a diverse range of trade mark protection and infringement cases.

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