TSMP Law Corporation’s head of IP and TMT Adrian Tan was quoted in a Reuters article published on 28 July 2020 on Singapore’s positioning as a global IP Hub.
“IP hubs exist in the West, but multi-national corporations need to protect their IP in Asia too,” he said. “They want a city which is clean, efficient, easy to travel to and live in, English-speaking and corruption-free. They want law and order. Singapore is the only city that ticks all the boxes and has great food, to boot.”
“It’s a perfect storm globally: a pandemic, a trade war, and general social unrest,” he added. “There will be more disputes, which is why there is a need for an Asian IP hub. In particular, one specialising in dispute resolution.”
Read the full article here: https://www.reuters.com/sponsored/article/the-case-for-a-global-ip-hub-in-asia