Name: Louis, Jevon
Firm: Shook Lin & Bok
Jevon Louis specialises in intellectual property (IP) law and technology law. He is well-suited for this area of practice as he is technically qualified with a degree in mechanical engineering and is also a registered Singapore patent attorney, qualified by examination under the Intellectual Property Office in Singapore (IPOS).
Jevon’s experience extends to both contentious and non-contentious matters across multiple industries including, but not limited to, pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, manufacturing, construction, logistics and semiconductors.
On the contentious side, Jevon represents clients in court proceedings as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Jevon specialises in patent litigation and has extensive experience in such disputes as conducted before the IPOS Registry, High Court, and Court of Appeal of Singapore. In addition, Jevon also handles other IP disputes involving breach of copyright, trade mark infringement, passing off and breach of confidence matters.
Jevon also advises on IP strategy and provides IP-related business intelligence and advisory services. Apart from that, Jevon oversees the filing and registration of patent, trade mark and design registrations, preparation of IP registrability, infringement and invalidity opinions, performing of patent prior art and freedom to operate searches, and drafting of licensing, distributorship or franchising agreements, as well as various technology services agreements that are intrinsic to today’s digital economy.
Previously, Jevon hailed from a leading local IP-specialist law firm and prior to that from the IP department of the largest law firm in Southeast Asia. His portfolio of clients includes both local and foreign small and medium enterprises, and multinational corporations in the pharmaceutical, semiconductor, marine, manufacturing and personal computing industry.
Jevon is a member of the Association of Singapore Patent Attorneys (ASPA), Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA), the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), and is an accredited Intellectual Property Technology Consultant (IPTC). He also speaks at seminars, particularly relating to intellectual property matters.