Jim Lim

Jim Lim: Attorney with Withers Khattarwong
  • Partner at Withers Khattarwong (417 Attorneys)
  • 80 Raffles Place, Suite 25-01 UOB Plaza 1, Singapore, Singapore 048624
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Jim is a partner in the intellectual property and technology team.

He focuses on intellectual property and technology law, providing advisory, documentation, protection and enforcement services in the traditional areas of copyright, designs, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and confidential information, as well as in the intellectual property related areas of information technology, internet and computer law, communication, employment media and entertainment law. Jim’s work also involves acquisitions, joint ventures and technology transfer matters involving transnational and multi-jurisdictional clients.

Jim has been recognised as a leading individual for his expertise in Intellectual Property and noted for his practice in Information Technology in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500: Asia Pacific.

He has also been listed in the AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Experts Guide, Practical Law Company’s ‘Which Lawyer?’, Who’s Who Legal and Global Counsel 3000 as a leading practitioner in the area of Intellectual Property and Information Technology.




Track record

Enforcing the rights in the Netherlands of a Singapore-based company against a Dutch counterpart in respect of false allegations of IP infringement.

Advising a publicly listed company in Singapore in respect of patent infringement claims.

Advising several statutory boards in Singapore on the issuance and award of tender contracts.

Advising several companies and associations in Singapore on compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act.

Advising a publicly listed company in Singapore in respect of patent infringement claims.

Cross-border arbitration in Singapore and South Korea in respect of false claims and contractual disputes with Korean counterparts.


Protection of Information Technology in Singapore’, Managing Intellectual Property - World Information Technology Contacts Handbook 2000

‘Computer Contracts’ - Sweet & Maxwell’s Law relating to Specific Contracts in Singapore, chapter co-autho

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Brands
  • Technology
  • Hotels and hospitality
  • China
  • Indonesia
  • Media and reputation
  • Private companies
  • Professional advisers
  • Public companies
  • Sport

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+65 6238 3012  Phone
+65 6438 6591  Fax
Law School Attended:
National University of Singapore, LL.B., Hons
Year of First Admission:
1985, Singapore


Singapore Academy of Law

Law Society of Singapore

International Trademark Association

International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property

Asian Patent Attorneys Association

Singapore Armed Forces Reservist Association

SAFRA Legal Information Service, Chairman


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