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14-16 NOVEMBER 2019

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, will be attending the Asia Regional Meeting of the MERITAS Law Firm Worldwide to be held in Manila, Philippines, from 14 to 16 November 2019.

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9-12 NOVEMBER 2019

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, will be attending the 50th General Assembly and 70th Council Meeting of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association to be held in Taipei, Taiwan, from 9 to 12 November 2019.

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18-22 MAY 2019

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, will be attending the 141st Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association to be held in Boston, Massausetts, USA, from 18 to 22 May 2019.

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APRIL 2019

Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC’s director Joyce A. Tan & Jeffrey Lim have been honoured for their work in the 2019 Best Lawyers Awards being, for another consecutive year.

About Best Lawyers – Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer review, and the consensus opinion of leading lawyers, about the professional abilities of the colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas. Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Our belief has always been that the quality of a peer review survey is directly related to the quality of the voters.

Joyce A Tan has been named as a Best Lawyer to the category of Telecommunications Law, and Jeffrey Lim has been named as a Best Lawyer to the categories of Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Law.

Our firm would like take this opportunity to congratulate Joyce and Jeffrey, and all other winners and finalists.

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25-27 APRIL 2019

Our Directors, Joyce A. Tan and Daniel Lim, will be attending the 29th Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Meeting & Conference to be held in Singapore, from 25 to 27 April 2019.

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3-5 APRIL 2019

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the Annual Meeting of the MERITAS Law Firm Worldwide held in San Diego, California, USA, from 3 to 5 April 2019.

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MARCH 2019

Our firm would like to congratulate our managing director, Joyce A. Tan who has been admitted as an arbitrator of Langfang Arbitration Commission with effect from 4 March 2019.

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FEBRUARY 2019

Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC’s director Jeffrey Lim has been honoured for his outstanding work and client service in the 2019 International Law Office Client Choice Awards being, for a second consecutive year, an exclusive winner in one of his practice areas.

Nominations for the Client Choice Awards can only be made by clients, with results based on a survey of senior in-house counsel and senior management. The awards recognise lawyers throughout the world that provide excellent client service in enhancing value to their clients’ business, to a standard which exceeds that of their peers in the industry,

This award marks the second consecutive year in which Jeffrey has exclusively won an award in a category of his practice, having also been the exclusive winner in 2018 in the category of Information Technology Law.

Our firm would like take this opportunity to congratulate Jeffrey and all other winners and finalists.

Reference: https://www.clientchoice.com/search/jurisdiction/singapore-1766/winning-year/2019/

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JANUARY 2019

As we mark the historical milestone of having crossed 20 YEARS as a law practice, Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC is pleased to announce the timely adoption of our newly-minted Chinese name, 领欣律师事务所 (“Lĭng Xīn Lǜ Shī Shì Wù Suŏ”).

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OCTOBER 2018

Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC is proud to welcome, Jeffrey Lim, as a senior member of our professional team with effect from 25 October 2018.

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SEPTEMBER 2018

Our founding director, Joyce A. Tan, is recognised as one of the Singapore’s Top 100 lawyers in the A-List, which is based on extensive research by Asia Business Law Journal and nominations received from professionals at a wide range of Singaporean and international companies, law firms and other organisations.

Reference: http://www.vantageasia.com/singapore-top-lawyers-2018/

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17-21 NOVEMBER 2018

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the 18th General Assembly and 68th & 69th Council Meeting of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association held in New Delhi, India, from 17 to 21 November 2018.

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JULY 2018

ARTICLE:
Personal Data Protection in Singapore

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19-23 MAY 2018

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the 140th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association held in Seattle, Washington, USA, from 19 to 23 May 2018.

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3-5 MAY 2018

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the Annual Meeting of the MERITAS Law Firm Worldwide held in Miami, Florida, USA, from 3 to 5 May 2018.

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14-16 MARCH 2018

Our Directors, Joyce A. Tan and Daniel Lim, attended the 28th Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Meeting & Conference to be held in Manila, Philippines, from 14 to 16 March 2018.

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JANUARY 2018

ARTICLE
Distributorship Agreements in Singapore

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4 DECEMBER 2017

ARTICLE:
Doing Business in Singapore

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4-7 NOVEMBER 2017

Joyce A. Tan and Abhimanyu Singh attended the 67th Council Meeting of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 4 to 7 November 2017.

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1-5 SEPTEMBER 2017

Our Director, Malathi Das, attended the 16th Australian Family Lawyers' Conference held in Fiji, from 1-5 September 2017.

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29-30 AUGUST 2017

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the Global Forum on IP held in Singapore, from 29-30 August 2017.

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20-24 MAY 2017

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, presented a lecture on 21 May 2017 on Trade Marks in ASEAN at the 138th Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association held in Barcelona, Spain, from 20 to 24 May 2017.

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19-21 APRIL 2017

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the Meeting of the MERITAS Board of Directors (of which she is an Executive Committee Member and Vice Chair) as well as the Annual Meeting of the MERITAS Law Firm Worldwide to be held in Washington, USA, from 19 to 21 April 2017.

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6-9 APRIL 2017

Our Director, Daniel Lim, attended the 27th Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Meeting & Conference held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 6 to 9 April 2017.

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24 MARCH 2017

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, presented on Unilateral Mediation Requests at the WIPO Mediators Meeting – Exchange of Best Practices via a live video stream on 24 March 2017.

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21 MARCH 2017

Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC hosted a live video stream of Fireside Chat “Unleashed” with David Gurle, presented by Access Silicon Valley on 21 March 2017.

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7 MARCH 2017

Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC hosted a presentation on Fraud, Cross-border Investigations, Cyber Threats and Money Laundering by Interfor Inc. on 7 March 2017.

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16-18 FEBRUARY 2017

Joyce A. Tan, Malathi Das, Daniel Lim and Dominic Tan attended the 2017 MERITAS Asia Regional Meeting held in Singapore, from 16 to 18 February 2017.

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16 FEBRUARY 2017

Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, attended the Meeting of the MERITAS Board of Directors (of which she is an Executive Committee Member and Vice Chair) held in Singapore, from 16 to 18 February 2017.

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12 JANUARY 2017

Our Director, Daniel Lim, spoke on Developments in Patent Law (Singapore) in the year 2016 at the 4th Development on IP Law Series hosted by the IP Academy, Singapore.

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11 JANUARY 2017

Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC hosted a live video stream of Fireside Chat “Unleashed” with Bill Clerico, presented by Access Silicon Valley on 11 January 2017.

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April 2016

LEGAL UPDATES:
- PDPC Takes Off its Gloves
- A New Funding Opportunity for High-Tech Start-Ups
- Hearing the Child's Voice: Interview and Review
- Recent Patent Developments
- Net Neutrality - To Have Or Not To Have?

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MARCH 2016

ARTICLE
Regulatory Challenges of E-Payment Systems and E-Money, March 2016

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January 2016

LEGAL UPDATES:
- No Bite for Angry Birds - A Cautionary Tale
- Singapore Considers Changes to Patentable Subject-Matter
- Division of Matrimonial Assets in Singapore - A Structural Shift
- Companies Act Amendments (2nd Phase)

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17 September 2015

ARTICLE:
Foreign Route for Examination of Singapore Patent Applications to be Phased Out in 2017

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July 2015

ARTICLE:
Alternative Dispute Resolution for Intellectual Property Disputes, July 2015

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May 2015

ARTICLE:
The Singapore International Commercial Court, May 2015

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May 2015

ARTICLE:
Arbitration and the Singapore International Mediation Centre

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February 2015

ARTICLE:
Resolving International Disputes in Singapore - 101

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October 2014

ARTICLE:
Patent Knowledge Share

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September 2014

ARTICLE:
Upcoming Changes to the Singapore Family Justice System

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August 2014

ARTICLE:
Patent Litigation: Pre-Trial Inspection of Process is Not Allowed

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August 2012

LEGAL UPDATES:
- Arbitration
- Restraint of Trade Clause v Payment-for-Loyalty Clauses
- International Child Relocation
- Amendments to KLRCA Arbitration

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May 2012

LEGAL UPDATES:
- Restrictive Covenants and Financial Disincentive
- Restrictive Covenants and Employees' Duties
- Amendments to Telecommunications Act
- Amendments to Arbitration Laws

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February 2012

LEGAL UPDATES:
- Singapore's Proposed Data Protection Regime to Include DNC Registry
- ACRA Issues Inaugural Financial Reporting Practice Guidance
- Amendments to the Evidence Act to Introduce Legal Professional Privilege for In-House Counsel
- Proposed "Lemon Law" Set to Take Effect in September 2012

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November 2011

LEGAL UPDATES:
- Retirement and Re-employment Act (RRA) passed in Parliament
- Director's Right of Inspection of Company Accounts
- Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

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August 2011

ARTICLE:
Patents Prosecution Highway

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August 2011

LEGAL UPDATES:
- Employer CPF Contribution to be Increased
- Informed Consent
- Patent

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June 2011

ARTICLE:
Asset-Based Lending in Singapore

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May 2011

ARTICLE:
Amalgamation of Singapore Companies by Operation of Law

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May 2011

ARTICLE:
Changes to Salary Thresholds for Employment Pass and S Pass Holder

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May 2011

LEGAL UPDATES:
- International Child Abduction Act
- Arbitration
- Copyright
- Banking

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March 2011

ARTICLE:
Data Protection

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February 2011

LEGAL UPDATES:
- Supreme Court of Judicature Act and Subordinate Courts Act
- Telecom Competition Code
- Copyright
- Without Prejudice Communications

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November 2009

ARTICLE:
The Future of Collective Licensing in Singapore

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March 2009

ARTICLE:
Online Trade Mark Use in Singapore

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August 2008

ARTICLE:
Ecommerce Law in Singapore

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January 2006

ARTICLE:
Data Protection in Singapore.

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January 2006

ARTICLE:
Review of IT Law Development in Singapore

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2 JUNE 2016

August 2004

ARTICLE:
Balancing IP Rights and Competition

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January 2001

ARTICLE:
Fitting in Mobile Virtual Network Operators in Singapore

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