Director/Chief Legal Counsel, Hearings & Mediation Department
IPOS - Senior Faculty, IP Academy
Mark heads the Hearings & Mediation Department in the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (“IPOS”). Prior to joining IPOS in 2010, Mark was a lawyer in private practice for 15 years. His work encompasses all areas of intellectual property (“IP”) law.
Mark is regularly consulted on IP matters by various government agencies and invited to speak at both national and international IP conferences. In addition, he has published extensively in leading local and international journals, and provided insights and/or new perspectives on a broad spectrum of IP issues.
At the IP Academy, Mark oversees the development and curation of training programmes in the area of IP law for the legal community and IP professionals, as well as the public sector in Singapore.