KIRANJIT K. DHARSAN
Kiran is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and has many years of experience in managing trademark and design portfolios in Singapore and all Asia-Pacific jurisdictions. Kiran has advised various domestic and international clients, from multi-national corporations to small-medium enterprises to start-ups, on a wide range of issues related to trademarks, designs, copyright and domain names in industries such as apparel and accessories, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, toys, sporting goods, wines and spirits, agricultural and dairy products, foods and beverages, electronic and computers, industrial equipment and machinery and personal care, health care, medical devices and services.
Her areas of expertise include advice on branding, trademark searches, filing and prosecution of trademarks and designs, trademark oppositions and cancellations, dispute resolution, negotiating co-existence agreements and trademark enforcement. She has exceptional know-how in working with agents and counsels in all Southeast Asian countries.
Kiran is a member of the Law Society of Singapore, the Singapore Academy of Law, the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), serving on its Copyrights Committee. Kiran is an accredited 2017 and 2018 WIPR Leader (World Intellectual Property Review).
She is a certified Practicing Management Consultant (PMC) with the Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Counsel (SBACC), allowing her to prepare and draft proposals for local companies who seek financial assistance from the Governmental Organisations such as Spring Singapore and IE Singapore.
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