Francine has been in the practice of intellectual property law for more than 25 years. She headed the IP practice group in a Singapore commercial law firm, and was from 2001-2009 a partner of Lloyd Wise/Marks & Clerk Singapore, co-heading the trade marks department.
Francine has significant experience in advising a wide range of clients in relation to their trade marks, domain names and designs. She has been consistently identified as one of AsiaLaw’s Leading Lawyers in the area of IP and has been recognised for a number of years by the International Who’s Who Legal (the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association) as a leading trademark lawyer. Her clients include those from the luxury and fashion, financial services, automotive, chemical, electronics, financial services, food, medical devices, IT/software, and telecommunications industries. Her experience ranges from branding advice, trademark search analysis and advice, prosecution of domestic and overseas trademark applications, opposition proceedings, revocation actions, resolution of disputes and settlement agreements, enforcement of trademark rights and trademark portfolio management. Francine regularly works with local small and medium-size companies in identifying intangible values, and advising them on strategies for protection and management of their intellectual property, both in Singapore and globally.
Francine’s expertise extends to domain name dispute matters. She has since 2002 served as a World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) domain name panelist. She also serves as a panelist for the National Arbitration Forum (NAF), the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA).
Law Society of Singapore; Singapore Academy of Law; INTA; ECTA; APAA; Marques
Francine Tan Law Corporation:
As a specialist Intellectual Property law firm, it is our mission and aim to provide prompt, personal and cost-effective solutions, counsel and guidance to our clients. Whether the needs relate to trade marks, patents or designs, we are able to provide the support, through our wealth of experience and established network of experts worldwide to help our clients identify, develop, protect and manage their intellectual property rights both locally and globally.
CORE SERVICE AREAS:
- Advice on all intellectual property-related matters Filing and prosecution of trademark and design applications
- Maintenance and renewal of trademark, patent and design registrations
- Protection and enforcement of trademark and design rights
- Transfer and licensing of trademark, patent and design rights
- Domain name disputes
- Dispute resolution
- Infringement and anti-counterfeiting issues