Low Pei Lin


Allen & Gledhill
One Marina Boulevard #28-00
Singapore 018989
(Reception at Level 30)

Tel: +65 6890 7516
Fax: +65 6302 3305

Email: low.peilin@allenandgledhill.com
Web: www.allenandgledhill.com

Pei Lin’s principal area of practice is Intellectual Property and is a Singapore Registered Patent Agent. She leads a team of patent professionals which drafts and prosecutes patent applications with local and foreign patent offices. Pei Lin graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1996 and joined Allen & Gledhill after being called to the Singapore Bar in 1997. Specialising in IP protection, portfolio and rights management, she has extensive experience in preparation and review of IP documentation, handling IP disputes as well as managing the patents, trademarks and designs portfolio for clients worldwide. Her clients include local/overseas institutes of higher learning and research institutes, government agencies, multinational corporations, global news and entertainment corporations, hotel groups as well as local/foreign banks.

World Trademark Review 1000(2013) reported that “Pei Lin leads the prosecution team with aplomb; ‘she never misses a beat and is extremely on the ball.’” Chambers Asia-Pacific (2011) has praised Pei Lin for her “solid working knowledge” on patent law and for her “responsive, client-oriented service”. She is also recommended as a Leading Individual in Chambers Asia-Pacific (2011 to 2013), the International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers (2012) and World Trademark Review 1000 (2013).

Pei Lin is a member of the Patent Examination Committee of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) Patent Agent Qualifying Examinations, and is involved in the setting and marking of examination papers. She serves as the President of FICPI-Singapore, and as Vice President of the Association of Singapore Patent Agents (ASPA). She also actively participates in committee work of international IP organisations, including International Trademark Association (INTA), Asia Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) and Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle (FICPI). She also holds the FICPI South East Asia Patent Drafting certification.

Pei Lin has reviewed and submitted papers on proposed changes to the Singapore Patents Act. She regularly gives talks in the area of IP at conferences, both locally and overseas. She also contributes articles to the department’s quarterly newsletter, some of which have been reproduced in international publications.

Our Intellectual Property practice is consistently voted as one of the leading intellectual property practices in Singapore. We provide advice on a broad range of intellectual property matters, both contentious and non-contentious, including prosecuting, enforcing and defending copyrights, patents, trade marks, domain names and registered designs in Singapore and Asia. We regularly develop strategies for the use, protection, management and exploitation of intellectual property, and negotiate, review and draft commercial agreements involving the development, application and commercial exploitation of intellectual property such as intellectual property acquisitions and disposals, licensing and franchising. Our team is well-placed to advise on and assist with the necessary applications, registrations, portfolio management and coordination of intellectual property.

Our team is qualified in a diverse range of disciplines and technical expertise such as chemistry, biotechnology, computer science and mechanical and electrical engineering. We also have extensive and specialised experience in patent prosecution, advisory and litigation work including searches and drafting of specifications, patent litigation, patent validity and infringement analysis.

Our Firm

Allen & Gledhill is an award-winning full-service commercial law firm which provides legal services to a wide range of premier clients, including local and multinational corporations and financial institutions. Currently one of the largest law firms in Singapore with over 300 lawyers, we are consistently ranked as a market leader in Singapore for every major practice area, having been involved in numerous challenging, complex and significant deals. Our Partners are specialists in their areas of practice and many are widely recognised as leading legal experts by clients and peers.

Our Network

With a growing network of associate firms, we are well-placed to advise clients on their business interests in Singapore and beyond, in particular, on matters involving South-east Asia and the Asian region. In Malaysia, we have an associate firm, Rahmat Lim & Partners, located in Kuala Lumpur. In Laos, we have Allen & Gledhill (Laos) in Vientiane. In Myanmar, we have Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) in Yangon.

Furthermore, we have strong working relationships with leading law firms worldwide and serve both local and international clients on multi-jurisdictional transactions in South-east Asia, China, India, the Middle East, the United Kingdom, continental Europe and the United States of America. This experience allows us to take on an effective lead counsel or project manager role in cross-border transactions.

Our Community

Apart from providing legal services, we are committed to acting as a responsible corporate citizen and to sustaining a culture of giving back to the community. We have a pro bono programme which focuses on sharing our expertise and skills with community and charitable organisations, which brings an added dimension to our practice of the law. In addition, we also help individuals through traditional pro bono initiatives, where our lawyers volunteer at the Law Society’s Community Legal Clinics or take on criminal cases through the Law Society’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme. Furthermore, our Firm, as a whole, participates in one or more community engagement projects every year.