Dr. Vivian Wei Cheng recognised by IAM patent 1000 2024

The 2024 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 2024 has recognised Vivian Wei Cheng as one of the world’s foremost practitioners in the area of prosecution.

Vivian is a qualified Singapore patent attorney and Chinese patent attorney, specializing in areas such as life science and biotechnology, consumer care, food and retail, chemical and healthcare. She has a wealth of experience in drafting and prosecution of patent applications in Singapore, the Southeast Asia region and other major jurisdictions, as well as patent revocation and infringement actions.

Now in its 13th year, the IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise, as well as leading expert witnesses in the US, and includes 50 country-specific chapters analysing their local patent professional services markets.

An extensive research process is performed over five months, with a team of full-time analysts conducting 1,800 interviews with industry specialists around the world and resulting in the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent service providers. Only those identified by market sources for their exceptional skillsets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000.

Dr Cheng said: “I am delighted to have been included in IAM’s Patent 1000 for 2024. To be recognised amongst such esteemed professionals is a huge honour and testament to all the hard work I have put in to provide patent expertise to our clients. Congratulations to all the colleagues who have made the listing.”

JurisAsia LLC distinguished in the 2024 Asian Legal business IP rankings

JurisAsia LLC, the Singapore-based law firm exclusively associated with Gowling WLG, has been recognised in the 2024 Asian Legal Business IP rankings as one of the region’s leading law firms.

The annual rankings categorise the top firms for intellectual property (IP) in Asia. JurisAsia LLC achieved a Tier 2 ranking for both Patents and Copyright/Trademarks for Singapore. The results highlight the strength of the firm’s expertise and reputation for specialist IP, life sciences and technology-focused work in the growing Singapore market.

Asia is increasingly becoming a major innovation hub, and, alongside this trend, there is a marked growth in the filing of patents and trademarks. Already, Singapore is the biggest source of international patent filings in Southeast Asia.

Managing partner, Tan Choon Leng, said: “We are delighted to once again be recognised for our expertise in Patents and Copyright/Trademarks, especially in life sciences and technology. Recognition of IP rights as a core competitive advantage for any strong business is constantly growing, especially in Southeast Asia, and our lawyers work tirelessly to ensure they remain at the forefront of any developments and deliver positive results for our clients. Congratulations to everyone at the firm for playing a role and contributing to secure these rankings.”  

JurisAsia provides high-quality, innovative, and commercial advice to clients across Southeast Asia. Its internationally ranked lawyers are leading experts in their field and help clients from a wide range of business sectors to secure, exploit and extract value from their IP.

Celebrating JurisAsia LLC as one of the 10 Top Service Providers on GoBusiness IP Grow  

JurisAsia LLC, the Singapore-based law firm exclusively associated with Gowling WLG, has been listed as one of the Top 10 intangible assets and intellectual property (IA/IP) service providers who have established the highest number of connections with enterprise users via GoBusiness IP Grow, from its launch in September 2023 to March 2024.

GoBusiness IP Grow is a one-stop platform that connects enterprises with the right IA/IP solutions to grow and protect their business globally.

The initiative is developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Government Technology Agency (GovTech), Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), and IPOS International, in support of Singapore IP Strategy 2030.

As of March 2024, GoBusiness IP Grow has successfully facilitated over 650 connections between the listed service providers and enterprise users, reinforcing the platform’s role in fostering collaboration. The top five most viewed IP services are trade mark agents, patent agents, contract drafting, freedom-to-operate, and IP marketplace, offering insights into the current IP priorities among enterprises.

The award, symbolised by a digital badge, represents JurisAsia’s commitment and contributions to the IP ecosystem.

Vivian Wei Cheng, patent attorney at JurisAsia, said:

“It is fantastic to have gained this recognition from such an eminent external partner – we look forward to utilising this platform within our future business development efforts.”

Vivian Wei Cheng of JurisAsia LLC distinguished in the 2022 Asia IP ‘Top 50 IP experts in Singapore’ rankings

Vivian Wei Cheng, patent attorney at JurisAsia LLC, has been named among the ‘Top 50 Experts for Intellectual Property (IP) in Singapore’ by the publication Asia IP.

Vivian has extensive experience in the field of IP and patents and specialises particularly in life sciences and biotechnology, consumer care, food and retail, chemicals and healthcare. Her work spans the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in Singapore, the South East Asia region and other major jurisdictions, providing business-focused strategic advice on IP portfolio and risk management, as well as litigation support.

Asia IP’s list of Top 50 experts for IP in Singapore recognises professionals in the region who are experts in their field and who deliver added value for their clients. The ranking draws on detailed research among IP professionals across the region – largely in-house counsel and corporate legal managers – and explores what they are looking for most from their legal service providers.

JurisAsia has a leading Intellectual Property team, which advises on national and international IP, as well as data protection and privacy laws. Another main area of specialisation of JurisAsia LLC is corporate law, where its team of corporate lawyers advise on cross-border M&A and capital markets for MNCs, regional conglomerates, private equity and venture capital funds. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP formed an exclusive association with JurisAsia LLC in 2017.