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Dr Stanley Lai, SC is the Head of the Intellectual Property practice. Stanley specialises in all forms of IP litigation and information technology disputes, and is also a commercial litigator. He also maintains a strong advisory practice for IP management and strategy, serving a broad spectrum of clients. In the biomedical sector, Stanley has substantial experience in advising on healthcare and medical regulatory issues concerning medicines, medical devices, clinical trials, product recalls and product liability.
Stanley is recommended as a Leading Individual in Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and other leading legal publications. According to World Trademark Review 1000 (2015), Stanley “has the distinction of serving as chairman of the IPOS board of directors; appointed a senior counsel in 2010, he specialises in IP litigation and enforcement. Those who have seen him in action describe him as ‘an excellent field general’ and ‘a master of strategy and planning’”. Asia/aw Profiles (2014) has praised Stanley for being “humble, thorough and very responsive”. Who’s Who Legal 100 (2014) has also “praised [Stanley] for his patents expertise and experience working with clients in the life sciences industry”. Managing IP (2014) described Stanley as a “prominent lawyer” and “an experienced trade mark litigator”. According to Chambers Asia-Pacific (2014), Stanley “is one of the most experienced
litigators in Singapore”.
Stanley is currently the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. Stanley is also a member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre lP Panel and Singapore Copyright Tribunal, and a director of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (SGX-Listed). He has published extensively on IP and information technology law, including the book entitled “The Copyright Protection of Computer Software in the United Kingdom”, and an article entitled “Publisher reigned in on racing data copyright claim”. Stanley is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of the National University of Singapore. He serves as a Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre.