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Project Description

Samuel Wee

Partner
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

LLB. (Hons)

Email: samuel@yusarn.com
Phone: +65 6358 2865
Fax: +65 6358 2864

Mr. Samuel Wee is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Department and Intellectual Property Department of Yusarn Audrey.

Samuel is experienced in general commercial litigation, negotiation and mediation, with particular focus on advising on relevant legal issues and formulating strategies in disputes relating to intellectual property, commercial tenancy and employment as well as complex probate cases and insolvency matters. He has acted in cases with international elements which required his advice, strategy and coordination on a multi-jurisdictional level.

Samuel also acts for and advises clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property related matters involving copyrights, patents, registered designs and trade marks. He was counsel in the first WIPO mediation in Singapore under the IPOS Mediation Promotion Scheme.

Experience / Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Wills, Probate and Administration

Matter Experience

  • Acting for a high net worth individual to defend and challenge claims before the Singapore High Court in excess of US$4 billion made by a company listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange
  • Assisting a Hong Kong businessman to defend and challenge claims before the Singapore High Court amounting to approximately S$71 million that were made by a global bank against him pursuant to a personal bank guarantee
  • Acting for the liquidators of a commodities firm in the management of the company’s affairs and in the first reported case in Singapore of an assignment by a liquidator to a third party litigation funder of assets valued at approximately S$50 million (Solvadis Commodity Chemicals Gmbh v Affert Resources Pte Ltd [2018] 5 SLR 1337)
  • Assisting in defending a Statutory Board against a patent infringement claim where the Plaintiff’s estimated value of damages sought was S$25 million
  • Acting for the liquidators of a commodities firm in the setting aside of undervalue transactions relating to receivables of approximately S$23 million
  • Assisting the judicial managers of a major shipping firm to obtain a post-judgment worldwide Mareva injunction from the Singapore High Court against an India-incorporated wholesale trader of coal in respect of approximately S$11 million of the company’s assets
  • Acting for the executor for an estate in relation to claims by the estate against third parties for the sale of an immovable property worth approximately S$5 million (UJT v JUR [2018] 4 SLR 931)
  • Acting for the subsidiary of a listed company in enforcing its legal rights in relation to tenancy disputes in sums exceeding S$3 million
  • Advising a Statutory Board in relation to the potential infringement of its trade marks in Singapore by an international pharmaceutical company
  • Assisting a local construction company in preparing an application for an urgent injunction from the Singapore High Court to prevent a third party from calling on a performance bond
  • Acting for a Singapore partnership in relation to disputes arising out of loan agreements and investment agreements
  • Acting for a Singapore marine and engineering company in obtaining injunctions and damages for trade mark infringement and passing off
  • Acting for a Singapore marine and engineering company in garnishing the sale proceeds of a writ of seizure and sale held by the bailiff
  • Acting for a Singapore food and beverage company in relation to its trade mark disputes in various countries with a UK multi-national corporation
  • Advising and managing a wide variety of local and international clients in the managing of their global intellectual property portfolios (including conducting intellectual property audits)
  • Drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements, including assignment agreements, franchise agreements, funding agreements, guarantees and indemnities, license agreements and non-disclosure agreements

Appointments / Membership

  • Advocacy Tutor, Part B Advocacy Training
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Volunteer, Criminal Legal Aid Scheme

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