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Extension of SG IP Fast Program until 30 April 2024

Singapore - April 27 2022 Patent applications take time to grant for reasons like the steps involved and their technical complexity. To shorten this time frame, several patent…

Martin Kwan

The New Copyright Act - In force from 21 November 2021 in Singapore

Singapore - November 23 2021 The changes represent a major overhaul of the old Copyright Act, with the reordering and rewriting of the provisions for better clarity; adoption of a…

Coming Up in Singapore: New Copyright Exception for Text and Data Mining

European Union, Singapore - September 20 2021 The Singapore Copyright Act is undergoing a major overhaul. Following an extensive public consultation exercise which began in 2016, the proposed…

Formalised Pre-Grant Third Party Observations and Post-Grant Re-Examination in Singapore

Singapore - September 13 2021 Proposed changes to the Singapore patents regime to formalise pre-grant third party observations and to introduce post-grant re-examination were…

Hui Leng Tan

Upcoming Changes to Singapore Copyright Law - a Primer for Media Companies

Singapore - July 21 2021 A major overhaul of Singapore Copyright Law is in the works. A new Copyright Bill that is expected to be enacted in November this year will introduce…