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Partnership Promotion 2023

Shook Lin & Bok is pleased to announce that with effect from 1st January 2023: Marianne Loh has been promoted from Salaried Partner to Limited Partner, and Nina Lai Jian Xian has been promoted as a Salaried Partner. The firm congratulates both of them on their promotion.


WIPO Information Notice No. 28/2022 – Entry into Force of the 12th Edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services (“Nice Classification”)

09 November 2022 The World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) has issued a notice dated 14 October 2022 informing that the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification will enter into force on 1 January 2023. A number of changes have been made to the goods and services classified under the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification which […]


Asia’s Top 15 IP Lawyers 2022 by Asian Legal Business

We are delighted that Mr. Michael C.M. Soo, our Managing Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Licensing Department, has been listed amongst Asia’s Top 15 IP Lawyers by Asian Legal Business in the October 2022 issue of the publication. The October 2022 issue of Asian Legal Business is available as an […]


Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022

16 August 2022 The Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 (“Bill”) was tabled for its first reading on 27th July 2022 by the Minister of Health. Colloquially dubbed as the “Generational End Game Bill” or “GEG”, the Bill is aimed at eradicating the habit of smoking with the view of protecting the health […]


Proposed Amendments to Courts of Judicature Act 1964

27 July 2022 At its 2nd reading on 25.7.2022, the Dewan Rakyat passed a bill to amend, among others, sections 28 and 68 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964. As a result of these amendments, some of the significant changes that will be made, are as follows: (a) there will no longer be any appeal to […]