RHTLaw Taylor Wessing was awarded a silver ranking for its Prosecution and Strategy expertise while Head of Intellectual Property & Technology, Jonathan Kok was ranked as a Recommended Individual in the Singapore section of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000).
WTR 1000 describes RHTLaw Taylor Wessing as a “go-to destination for brand owners seeking counsel on potentially lucrative licensing and franchising matters. Media and entertainment concerns are big fans, while food and beverage mark holders swear by its forward-looking guidance. Top designers such as Christopher Guy likewise appreciate the firm’s portfolio management abilities.”
Additionally, WTR 1000 reports Jonathan Kok as a “silver-tongued negotiator who can shepherd the most complex deals to close, another go-to guy out east. He is known to maximise the impact of brands throughout Asia-Pacific."
WTR 1000 is the only standalone research directory to focus exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners. It has firmly established itself as the definitive resource for those seeking legal trademark expertise.
The full rankings can be viewed here.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, in conjunction with the RHT Group of Companies, launched the inaugural RHT Subhas Anandan Bursary Award Ceremony today, 6 January 2015, at its premises. The event was attended by Consultants and Partners of the firm, the award recipients and their families, the media as well as members of Subhas Anandan’s family – his wife Vimala Anandan, son Sujesh Anandan and sister Sugadha Anandan.
As a tribute to its late Senior Partner – Singapore’s most illustrious criminal lawyer – and his honourable work, the RHT Subhas Anandan Bursary Award was launched to assist the children of the staff of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies to meet their basic schooling expenses.
The inaugural bursary award ceremony began with a video tribute to the “legal legend” followed by a speech delivered by Senior Partner Mr Rajan Menon. In his speech, Mr Menon fondly recalled Subhas’ kind and giving nature in person and in the courtroom, describing him “as a man of integrity (with) boundless energy, passion, compassion, generosity and a staunch defender of the Rule of Law”.
The recipients of the RHT Subhas Anandan Bursary Awards are:
1. Kwek Ying Sui, Primary 4
2. Muhd Naasiruddin B Muhammad Zakkaria, Secondary 4
3. Abdul Khair B Muhammed Zakkaria, Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
4. Muhd Irfan N Muhammed Zakkaria, Primary 6
5. Janessa Tan Yi Ling, Primary 6
6. Lucus Tan Yi Jie – Kindergarten 1
Initiated by the Partners of the firm, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is honoured that the late Mr Subhas has allowed the Firm to remember him and his charitable ways by naming this annual bursary award after him.
This annual bursary award is open to students ranging from local pre-school to university and underpins the firm’s desire to focus on inspiring young people and helping them identify their passion and natural skills.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Corporate and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Partner Patrick Dahm published a post on LinkedIn titled “Das Potential der südostasiatischen Wirtschaftsgemeinschaft (ASEAN Economic Community)” (The potential of the ASEAN Economic Community).
The post contains the transcript of Patrick’s speech at an event jointly organised by German Asia-Pacific Business Association (Ostasiatischer Verein eV) and Taylor Wessing in Hamburg on 25 November 2015. Held in German, Patrick’s speech discussed the potential of the ASEAN Economic Community.
To view the post, please click here.