The Singapore office of Baker & McKenzie LLP, Baker & McKenzie Wong & Leow, has appointed the head of its IP practise as the new managing partner.
Andy Leck (pictured below), who has more than 20 years’ experience in contentious and non-contentious IP matters, will take over the reins following the departure of Edmund Leow, who has been made a judicial commissioner in the Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore.
Leck, who currently serves on the International Trademark Association's Board of Directors, advises on trademarks, copyright, patents, domain names and trade secrets and the enforcement of rights.
Describing Leck as a “leader”, Wong Kien Keong, chair of the firm's activities in Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia commented: “He is highly commercial and client-oriented and, given his reputation and experience in Singapore, I am sure he will continue to further consolidate the firm's strong presence."
Leck joined Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow in Singapore in 1997. He was seconded to the Hong Kong office in 1999 and returned to Singapore in 2001
He will take up the new role on September 1.
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