Chairman, IPOS Board of Directors
Partner and Head of IP Practice, Allen & Gledhill LLP
Dr Stanley Lai, SC leads the Intellectual Property practice at Allen & Gledhill.
Stanley specialises in all forms of IP litigation and information technology disputes, and is also a commercial litigator. He also maintains a strong advisory practice for IP management and strategy, serving a broad spectrum of clients. In the biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors, Stanley has substantial experience in advising on healthcare and medical IP and regulatory issues concerning medicines, generics, patent linkage, bio-similars, medical devices, clinical trials, product recalls and product liability.
Stanley is recommended as a leading individual in Chambers Asia-Pacific and was noted as someone who was “highly regarded as an IP litigator, with particular expertise in patent infringement cases in the biomedical sector”.
Stanley is the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. Stanley is also a member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre IP Panel and Singapore Copyright Tribunal, and a director of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. Stanley is an Adjunct Professor of the National University of Singapore. He serves as a Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre, and is the first Singapore-born lawyer to have been conferred a PhD in Law from the University of Cambridge. He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2010.