Home to a raft of highly skilled intellectual property (IP) professionals, our IP experts offer you sophisticated local insight combined with forward thinking commercial acumen across Southeast Asia. Our lawyers are acclaimed leaders in their field and are known for having pioneered creative workarounds for our clients’ trademark and patent needs.
We offer a full spectrum of legal and consultancy services in the protection, commercial exploitation, enforcement, and litigation of all types of IP rights including:
We punch above our weight in IP litigation and enforcement work, as evidenced by accolades garnered in the leading publications, and we know how to secure optimal results for our clients.
Our non-contentious practice includes:
- Registration and prosecution of patents
- Trademarks and industrial designs
- IP Rights clearance and searches
- Patent drafting and analysis
- Voluntary notification of copyright and customs recordation
Our IP commercial service extends to regulatory advice, licensing, franchising, IP audit, due diligence and sale of IP rights. We manage patent and trademark portfolios both regionally and internationally and represent IP and tech rich companies from diverse industry sectors.
On the contentious side, our robust IP team frequently litigates IP disputes up to the apex courts, setting precedents on critical principles in IP as the law develops in the region. We also design and implement anti-counterfeiting programs for clients, with criminal or administrative enforcement being our métier.
ZICO IP was named Regional Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year at Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards 2018. Our consistent top rankings bear testimony to our comprehensive understanding of your needs.