JOYCE A. TAN PBM NAMED AN ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS SUPER 50 TMT LAWYER FOR 2024

We offer our heartiest congratulations to our Managing Director, Joyce A. Tan PBM for being named an Asian Legal Business Super 50 TMT Lawyer for 2024!

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The Thaler decision - AI Need Not Apply … At least Not yet….

Thursday, 1 February 2024    By André Chissel and Jeffrey Lim

The UK Supreme Court held, on 20 December 2023, that an AI system could NOT be an inventor for two UK Patent applications. The reasons given are somewhat more prosaic than you might have guessed, except, as always, there are potentially wider implications that were not addressed by the Court.

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JEFFREY LIM ACCREDITED UNDER THE SINGAPORE ACADEMY OF LAW SPECIALIST ACCREDITATION SCHEME

We are pleased to note that our Jeffrey Lim was just accredited under the Singapore Academy of Law Specialist Accreditation Scheme, as a  Senior Accredited Specialist in Data and Digital Economy Law

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JOYCE A. TAN & PARTNERS MENTIONED IN WHO'S WHO LEGAL 2024

Grateful for the recognition bestowed on our Joyce A. Tan PBM in 7 categories / rankings, by Who's Who Legal, for data, telecommunications, media and entertainment law. Thanking all clients and peers who have helped support us through the years!

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Black Cats & Generative A.I. – How LLMs are looked at from a Copyright perspective

 25 October 2023

Developers and users of Generative A.I. ("Gen A.I.") can find themselves having to navigate copyright challenges but to do so requires some understanding of both how a Gen A.I. model manipulates copyright works as part of its training and development and how copyright law might apply to such use.

So what exactly happens to content when it is used to develop Gen A.I., and how might this be analysed from the Singapore law perspective? This article explores what might be one way of how the law might apply.

This is our second article published on Gen A.I. and copyright. The first ("Did Singapore Solve Copyright Issues in the Training of AI Models?" dated 25 August 2023, can be found here).

By Jeffrey Lim

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A.I. & Copyright – Did Singapore’s Copyright Act 2021 solve copyright problems in the Training of A.I.?

25 August 2023  

When Artificial Intelligence models are trained against data, the potential for copyright infringement exists under the laws of some, if not most, countries. Did Singapore's Copyright Act 2021 solve this problem? This article explores what Singapore's changes to its laws mean.

By Jeffrey Lim

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IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DEAR FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE

Malathi Das passed away peacefully on 12 April 2022, aged 53. Undoubtedly a leading light of family law in Singapore, Malathi was more than a colleague to us. Ever the team stalwart, Mal assured with her unstinting loyalty, friendship and care. She rallied us with her spirited sense of fun and good humour, injecting play into our work-day office pa...

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1642414639143 Legal 500 Intellectual Property Ranking

Our Firm ranked in Legal500 in Intellectual Property, and in TMT as a "Firm to Watch"

Very honoured and blessed to have been ranked in Legal500 in Intellectual Property, and, in TMT as a "Firm to Watch". We are very grateful to all our referees and for our clients who have continued to support us through the years.

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Chambers 2022 recognition as Leading Firm with leading practitioners Joyce A. Tan and Daniel Lim

Very honoured that our firm has continued to be listed as a leading firm in Chambers 2022, and that also 2 of our directors, Joyce A. Tan and Daniel Lim continue to be listed in Chambers as leading practitioners.

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Joyce A. Tan appears on Future Law Podcast

Join our Joyce A. Tan for a frank and illuminating conversation on lawyering in the age of frontier law issues and new legal technologies at the Future Law Podcast series, in collaboration with the Singapore Academy of Law. Some key points she shares with Prof. Michael Madison of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law:

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