Firm Profile


Drew & Napier LLC has the largest intellectual property practice in Singapore and we are privileged to represent a host of internationally-renowned clients. All matters undertaken by the group, whether complex or routine, are characterised by Drew & Napier LLC’s ethos of complete client service coupled with a high standard of work.
Trade Marks and Servicemarks – We secure registrations directly in Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei, and work with a network of associates world-wide with regard to registrations in other countries.
Copyright and Designs – We assist clients to protect their rights in copyright and designs, including infringement and enforcement actions.
Patents – Another significant area of our intellectual property practice is patent protection, including applying for patent  protection in Singapore either domestically or through the Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT). For this purpose, the Singapore Patent Office is a PCT Receiving Office assisting in obtaining patent protection in other countries through our associates world-wide conducting patent searches and effecting renewals and assignments.
Intellectual Property Litigation – Our team has a pre-eminent track record handling all aspects of intellectual property litigation.
Franchising, Licensing, Distribution and Technology Transfer – We provide services for the protection of our clients’ ideas, rights and assets. We negotiate and prepare domestic and international franchises, licences, confidentiality, distributorship and dealership agreements. Our lawyers provide corporate and tax-related advice to assist clients who wish to set up office in Singapore. We also advise on various aspects of technology transfer, and draft and review agreements to develop, license, procure and finance all IP rights including computer software and hardware projects. We counsel our clients on laws and regulations concerning the marketing and advertising of goods and services, and liaise with government ministries, authorities and statutory bodies on our clients’ behalf.
Drew & Napier LLC is recognised by leading international publications as the leading intellectual property practice in Singapore:
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 2011/2012 Edition ranks Drew & Napier LLC in the top tier for Intellectual Property practice in Singapore for 13 consecutive years. · The 2011 edition of Chambers Asia ranks Drew & Napier LLC in Band 1 for Intellectual Property.
  • Euromoney publication Managing Intellectual Property named Drew & Napier the number one Intellectual Property practice in Singapore for 11 years in the World IP Survey.
  • Named as one of Asia’s Leading IP Firms in the 2010 survey of IP practices around the Asia Pacific region conducted by Asian Legal Business.

Notable Practioners 

Davinder Singh SC


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