Applicability of the simplified process to resolve an IP dispute
17 May 2023
Part 2 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Intellectual Property) Rules 2022 provides that certain intellectual property disputes may be resolved in court pursuant to a simplified process which prioritises speed and cost-proportionality. Tiger Pictures Entertainment Ltd v Encore Films Pte Ltd  SGHC 138 is the first reported case which invokes the simplified process.
In this update, Directors Tony Yeo, Yvonne Tang, Lim Siau Wen and Meryl Koh take a closer look at the simplified process and discuss the conditions which must be satisfied before the court may grant an application that a dispute be resolved pursuant to the simplified process.
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