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Catherine Lee

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Catherine Lee


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Catherine is a principal of Rodyk IP.

Catherine graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1999 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in Singapore in 2000.

Catherine has practiced in the field of intellectual property since 2000. Her client base ranges from individual entrepreneurs to well-known multi-national companies. Catherine is well experienced in the management of intellectual property portfolios and advises clients regularly on the registration and protection of their intellectual property rights, including trade marks, designs and patents in Singapore and around the world. She has also represented various clients in trade mark opposition and revocation cases in Singapore and advises clients on a wide-spectrum of intellectual property related issues. Catherine also conducts IP audits for clients to enable them to better understand, protect and exploit their intellectual property rights.

  • Conducted IP audits for various entities including multi-billion dollar Indonesian conglomerate, food service company, educational and enrichment establishments and technology companies.
  • Managing the global trade mark portfolio of numerous entities including companies in the banking industry, food industry, furniture industry, travel industry, global assistance industry.
  • Acting for large e-commerce company in trade mark dispute in Singapore.
  • Acting for US manufacturer of energy supplement in various trade mark disputes in Singapore.
  • Assisting established food company in various trade mark disputes in various jurisdictions.
  • Acted for global assistance company in trade mark dispute with a competitor.
  • Assisted Middle Eastern food and beverage company in trade mark dispute with a multi-national company in various jurisdictions.
  • Acted for tobacco company in a trade mark revocation and opposition proceedings.
  • Acted for major Japanese multi-national company in trade mark opposition in Singapore and secured early settlement.
  • Assisted local Singapore companies to secure early settlement for trade mark disputes.
  • Co-author, “Personal Data Protection”, IP Edge, August 2016
  • Co-author, “Confidential Information and Copyright”, IP Edge, April 2014
  • Co-author, “Intellectual Property Audits”, IP Edge, March 2013
  • Co-author, “Can You Keep A Secret?”, IP Edge, April 2012
  • Author, “Protection Of Well-Known Marks in Singapore: A Review”, Rodyk Reporter – IP Edge, March 2010
  • Co-author, “Case Law Updates: June 2008″, IP Edge, June 2008
  • Co-author, “Make The Right Choice – Choose The Right Mark!”, Rodyk Reporter – IP Edge, June 2008
  • Author, “Registered Trade Mark – Use It Or Lose It!”, Rodyk Reporter – IP Edge, September 2007
  • Trademark And IP, April 16, 2014
  • Trademarks And Madrid Protocol; Enforcement Of Trademarks; Case Studies, July 4, 2013
  • Licensing Your Intellectual Property Rights, July 22, 2008
  • In Focus: Intellectual Property, May 8, 2008
  • New Ventures, September 13, 2007
  • LLB (Hons) National University of Singapore, 1999