The name Gateway is symbolic of its desire to be a gateway to success for all its clients. Our local as well as international clients will find the firm their gateway to Asia, as we protect and enhance their legal and commercial interests in this region.

Gateway IP Services has an extensive Intellectual Property practice covering both prosecution and maintenance of all forms of IP across South East Asia. We are able to assemble a team that can deliver effective services across the region, from China and Hong Kong to Australia, India and beyond. The services we provide range from Trade Mark, Patent, Design and Geographical Indication advice, filing and maintenance.

Our Intellectual Property Practice Group comprises of highly regarded IP professionals with expertise and capabilities both contentious and non-contentious aspects of intellectual property law. We also focus on on anti-counterfeiting initiatives, enforcement and border customs control, licensing, franchising as well as other forms of IP commercialisation work.

The clientele that our Practice serves is diverse, ranging from the Government’s statutory boards to multi-national corporations. We also represented and advised numerous franchises, both local and foreign, and is currently representing one of the largest franchises in the world.

Our aim is to support our clients to protect and extract maximum commercial returns from their valuable intellectual assets. We work closely with the various educational institutions and research and development houses in Singapore and in the region (whether in the medical industry or otherwise) to explore licensing opportunities and to negotiate commercial contracts.

Our main office is in Singapore, being the hub for South East Asia and at the centre of ASEAN. We have people and associates all across South East Asia, connecting us and our clients to these important markets. Our combined presence covers the leading cities in Asia, and our team will continue to provide the same personalised and professional legal services that our clients have come to expect from us over the years.

Our team members have been listed and recognised in numerous publications including in Chambers and Partners (Asia Pacific), Legal 500 (Asia Pacific), IP Profiles, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioners, Acquisition International and Asian Legal Business, amongst others.