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Home to a raft of highly skilled Intellectual Property (IP) professionals, our IP experts offer you sophisticated local insight combined with practical and forward-thinking commercial acumen across Southeast Asia. Our lawyers are acclaimed leaders in their field who, through the years, have won recognition from peers and clients alike for their IP expertise, capability and creative workarounds to provide real solutions to problems.


We offer a full spectrum of legal and consultancy services in the protection, commercial exploitation, enforcement, and litigation of all types of IP rights including:




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We punch above our weight in IP litigation and enforcement work, as evidenced by accolades consistently garnered in leading publications. We know how to secure optimal results for our clients. 

Our non-contentious practice

  • Registration and prosecution of patents, trademarks and designs

  • IP Rights clearance and searches

  • Patent drafting

  • FTO analysis

  • Voluntary notification of copyright

  • Customs recordation


Our IP commercial service extends to regulatory advice, licensing, franchising, IP audit, due diligence and sale of IP rights. We manage patent and trademark portfolios both regionally and internationally and represent IP and tech rich companies from diverse industry sectors.


​On the contentious side, our robust IP team frequently litigates IP disputes up to the apex courts, setting precedents on critical principles in IP as the laws continue to develop and change in the region. We also design and implement anti-counterfeiting programs for our clients, with criminal or administrative enforcement being our métier.


​ZICO IP was named Regional Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year at Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards 2018. Our consistent top rankings continue to bear testimony to our comprehensive understanding of your needs.

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