Job Title: Partner
Company: Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
Lionel Tan started out his career in law as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and concurrently held the appointment of Assistant Director of the Computer Information & Systems Department of the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore.
He has a keen interest in the field of Information Technology
Law and has been involved in cases dealing with Internet defamation, Internet fraud, on-line security breaches, trade secrets and misappropriation of confidential information and software implementation and website development disputes. He advises and represents clients on intellectual property matters relating to trademark and copyright infringements. He also advises and represents clients on IP matters relating to brand protection, licensing and franchising issues. He advises clients on compliance measures in relation to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and is a member of the National Council of Social Services’ Work group for the PDPA.
He is the Immediate Past President of the Licensing Executives Society (Singapore) and is the current Vice-Chair of the LESI Trademark, Design & Merchandising Committee.
Lionel is a Senior Accredited Specialist in Data and Digital
Economy Law issued by the Singapore Academy of Law.