Who we are.
Lionel Ser is a registered Patent Attorney in Singapore and specializes in patent drafting and prosecution, client counseling, IP management and strategy, licensing and IP due diligence. Lionel has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in a wide variety of technologies including: consumer electronic devices, artificial intelligence and machine learning applications, manufacturing processes, logistic and transportation devices and systems, autonomous vehicle systems and applications, medical devices and electro-mechanical devices.
Lionel has over 15 years of working experience in the intellectual property field. His working experience includes working as a senior patent counsel in a multi-national corporation that is the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers. He was responsible for designing, developing and implementing IP programs, systems and policies for creating and managing hundreds of IP assets. Lionel has also provided litigation support for patent litigation in the United States. He has been involved in IP due diligence matters involving mergers and acquisitions of companies. Prior to working in-house, Lionel was a patent attorney in a top-tier international firm that specializes in intellectual property. He was also trained in one of New Zealand's top IP firm, AJ Park, for a duration of time.
Lionel has worked with clients ranging from startup companies to multi-national corporations and is passionate about assisting his clients in the area of IP management and strategies. He recognises that there is a correlation between the value of IP and the business strategy of a company and focus on this linkage by taking the time to understand each client's needs and provide practical and cost-effective solutions that will optimize the value of their intellectual property assets.
Lionel has a Masters of Law in Intellectual Property Law from University of New Hampshire (United States) (Franklin Pierce School of Law), a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) with honors and has a Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property (Merit) from National University of Singapore. He is also a registered patent agent with IPOS and a Certified Patent Valuation Analyst.