Jurisdiction: Building Confidence in a Borderless Medium
July 26-27, 1999
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Ms. Wong graduated with an LL.B (Honours) degree from the National
University of Singapore (NUS) in 1989, where she was the top student in
her class, winning the Adrian Clark Memorial Gold Medal, the Leow Chia
Heng Prize and the External Examiners' Special Cash Prize. She was also a
Tan Lark Sye and Rodyk & Davidson scholar. After obtaining her LL.M
from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, Ms. Wong became a
lecturer at the Faculty of Law, NUS. In 1997, Ms. Wong was appointed a
Sub-Dean of the Faculty, and in 1998, she was promoted to Senior Lecturer.
She is currently a Visiting Attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP.
Ms. Wong's expertise is in the field of intellectual property, in which
she has published numerous articles in internationally-refereed journals.
She has taught courses and presented papers on various aspects of
intellectual property law to students in various countries, as well as
legal practitioners. She has also co-written commissioned reports for the
National Computer Board in Singapore on digital media and a National
Information Infrastructure, as well as co-authored a book on intellectual
property rights in Singapore for Kluwer Law International. While
chambering at Khattar Wong & Partners, a major law firm in Singapore,
Ms. Wong assisted and advised clients on numerous matters including
registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights, and software
licensing. Currently she is involved in advising Morrison & Foerster
clients on legal issues in the field of intellectual property, technology,
and new media.
While with the NUS, Ms. Wong was active in organizing several
conference/workshop series and groupings, which brought together
academics, legal practitioners and industry professionals in the field of
intellectual property and commercial law. She was also active in expanding
the faculty's international profile and exchange programs, and worked with
USAID in Cambodia under the University of San Francisco Cambodia Law
Project on a pilot project for legal capacity building in Cambodia.
Ms. Wong is admitted to practice as an advocate and solicitor of the
Supreme Court of Singapore. She has also been trained as a mediator in
intellectual property disputes at the World Intellectual Property