About Cantab IP

The Singapore Patent Blog is brought to you by Cantab IP, patent and trade mark attorneys in Singapore.

Cantab IP is a company of patent attorneys, trade mark and design attorneys based in Singapore. We are experts in intellectual property law, and are able to provide specialist advice across the whole range of intellectual property matters, including copyright and plant variety rights.

If you have an issue with intellectual property, or wish to seek patent or trade mark protection in Singapore or anywhere else in the world, please get in touch with us.

World Class IP Services

We handle all stages of the patent procedure in Singapore and internationally, including IP audits, invention review, patent filing, patent examination and patent grant. The patent and trade mark professionals (Singapore patent agents and biotech patent attorneys) at Cantab IP draft patent applications, prepare responses to examination reports issued from various patent offices and obtain granted patents for our clients.

Cantab IP is able to help clients obtain protection for their intellectual property around the world. For domestic Singapore patents and applications, we know the Patents Act and Singapore Patents Rules inside out and so can obtain Singapore patents efficienty and quickly. We have a large network of trusted associates in the major industrial countries of the world, who we can entrust to prosecute patent and trade mark applications to grant for our clients worldwide.

Our clients include research institutes, universities and local and foreign SMEs, biotech startups and big pharma.

A Safe Pair of Hands

Our patent and trade mark attorney has two decades of experience in private practice and industry, and was a partner of one of the largest firms of intellectual property attorneys in United Kingdom and Europe.

Our company is regulated by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), the Association of Singapore Patent Agents (ASPA) and the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg, UK).


Cantab IP was founded in 2007 by Dr Khoo Chong Yee, who has two decades of experience as an intellectual property attorney in private practice and industry. Chong-Yee is a Registered Singapore Patent Agent, Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney and is registered to practice in the United Kingdom, Europe and Singapore.

Before setting up Cantab IP, Chong Yee was a partner in the biotechnology and life sciences group at one of the leading UK patent firms.

For more information on how we can help you maximise the value of your intellectual property, please get in touch with us.

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