Alban Kang enjoys an exceptional reputation in Singapore among peers for his considerable experience in complex, cross-border patent proceedings.
Alban is a pre-eminent lawyer with a specialised focus on complex patent litigation and other contentious IP-related cases.
Alban is a partner in Bird & Bird’s intellectual property practice and life sciences sector group based in Singapore. He currently leads the ASEAN and Japan focus practice of the firm. He has been in practice for over 35 years.
Alban represents major software companies, well-known trademark owners, pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers, book publishers, international airlines and well-known hotel chains, as well as collection agencies and advertising agencies. He also represents a number of Japanese clients. He is regularly engaged in complex patent litigation and other contentious IP-related cases, and has also been involved in a number of high-profile IP cases before the Singapore Court of Appeal. He also handles multi-jurisdictional IP litigation cases and has advised clients on multi-jurisdictional regulatory requirements for the life sciences and healthcare industries.
He has written and presented many articles and papers in the spectrum of IP law. He is the author of the book Enforcing Injunctions, co-contributor to Essays on Computer Law, and general editor of A Guide to Singapore Patent Law. He has also authored the patent section of the Halsbury Law of Singapore, and the Singapore chapter on patent claim interpretation.
Alban has been consistently ranked as a leading intellectual property lawyer by the Asia-Pacific edition of The Legal 500, IAM Patent 1000 and Chambers: Asia-Pacific editions.