Name: Ravindran, M.
Firm: Ravindran Associates
Mr M. Ravindran graduated from the National University of Singapore and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1988. He also graduated from the South-East Asian Patent Drafting programme conducted by the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI). He has been a registered patent agent since the inception of the patent agents register in Singapore in 2002. Ravi founded the firm in 1993.
Ravi has written a book on Singapore trade mark law published by LexisNexis entitled “Trade Mark Act – A Commentary”. The book has been cited as an authority by the Singapore courts in several cases and is now in its second edition. He is also the author of the Trade Marks chapter of Halsbury’s Laws of Singapore.
Since his call, Ravi has advised local and international clients on their IP filing, commercialisation and enforcement strategy in Singapore and the region. In this area of the law, he has applied for injunctions, conducted High and Subordinate Court trials and submitted on points of law before the Court of Appeal, the highest court in Singapore.
Ravi has chaired the Singapore Law Society’s committee on trademarks and was also a member of the International Trade Mark Associations (INTA) Anti-counterfeiting Committee for Asia- Pacific.