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Dr Stanley Lai, SC is the Head of Intellectual Property Practice at Allen & Gledhill LLP.

Stanley specialises in all forms of IP litigation and information technology disputes, and is also a commercial litigator. He also maintains a strong advisory practice for IP management and strategy, serving a broad spectrum of clients. Stanley is currently the chairman of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore. He serves as a member of the Singapore Copyright Tribunal, and is a Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre. Over the past 20 years Stanley has written extensively in the field of intellectual property and information technology. Stanley is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law in the National University of Singapore. Appointed Senior Counsel in January 2010, Stanley is recommended by many leading journals and directories as a leading IP practitioner in Singapore.