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The founder.

Education
  • Bachelors of Law (LL.B (Honors), University of London


Qualifications
  • Singapore, Advocate and Solicitor (Supreme Court of Singapore)

  • United Kingdom, Barrister-at-Law (the Honourable Society of Middle Temple)


Languages
  • ​Malay

  • Punjabi

  • Basic Chinese (Mandarin)

Interests
  • ​Watching TV serials / Movies

  • Seeing the World with her husband

  • Bonding with her kids

  • Loving her dogs

Kiranjit K. Dharsan (Kiran)

Founder & Managing Director

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. She 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 Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA). Kiran is an accredited 2017, 2018, 2019 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 Enterprise Singapore. 

What makes her unique? She never backs down from a challenge and is solutions-driven. She has her clients' interests at heart and never holds them hostage to billings and billable hours. She respects her clients' budgets and is willing to come to a compromise for mutual benefit. Her belief is that loyalty stems from trust and selflessness.

Professional Affiliations & Appointments
  • Member, Singapore Law Society

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

  • Member, Association of Small Medium Enterprises (ASME)

  • Member, Asian Patent Attorneys Association, Singapore Group (APAA) 

  • Certified Practising Management Consultant, Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Counsel (SBACC) 

  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)

  • Member, European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) and Copyrights Committee

  • Vice-Chair, INTA Nontraditional Marks Committee (2014-2015)

  • Chair, Asia-Pacific Subcommittee of INTA Nontraditional Marks Committee (2012-2013)

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