Joint Managing Partner
Bird & Bird
Lorraine Tay is joint managing partner at Bird & Bird Singapore and heads the firm’s IP and technology group in Singapore. Tay has more than two decades’ experience in managing and protecting IP portfolios globally, including trademarks, designs and patents. She is particularly experienced in mapping out strategies to ensure that companies are well-positioned to expand and commercialise their IP, while managing the risks as they expand internationally. She tackles multijurisdictional issues and disputes and also advises on mergers and acquisitions, licensing and franchising issues. She is an active member of INTA and works with various organisations including WIPO and numerous IP offices to enhance IP awareness and protection.