NG-LOY Wee Loon
Full C.V.


LL.M. (London), LL.B. (NUS), Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs
Email Address:
Office Tel: (65) 6516-6233 
Office Fax: (65) 6779-0979 
Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Intellectual Property
Unfair Competition

Subjects Taught

Law of Intellectual Property
International Copyright Law & Policy
International Trademark Law & Policy

Brief Biodata

NG-LOY Wee Loon's main research interests lie in the field of Intellectual Property (IP) Law. She teaches the Law of IP which focuses on Singapore's regime, as well as international IP modules (International Trademark Law and Policy; International Copyright Law and Policy). Amongst her academic publications is the text on Law of Intellectual Property of Singapore (2008, Sweet & Maxwell). Outside of the university, her involvement in the legal scene includes the following: member of the Resource Panel for Government Parliamentary Committee for Law and Home Affairs (1999-2000); member of the Board of Directors of Singapore's IP office (2000-2001); member of the Board of Governors of the IP Academy, Singapore (since 2007); consultant to World Intellectual Property Organisation (2008-2009); member of Singapore's Copyright Tribunal (since 2008).

Representative Publications

1. "The 'Whom's' in Online Dissemination of Copyright Works: To Whom and by Whom is the Communication made?" [2011] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 373

2. "Visually Impaired Persons and Copyright" (2010) 41 International Review of Industrial Property and Copyright Law 337 (editorial piece)

3. "Exploring the Flexibilities within Global IP Standards" (2009) Intellectual Property Quarterly 162

4. Intellectual Property Law of Singapore (2008, Sweet & Maxwell)

5. "Time to Rethink the Ever Expanding Concept of Trademark: The Careful Recalibration in Singapore Trademark Law after the Controversial US Singapore FTA" (2008) European Intellectual Property Review 151

6. "Patenting of Genes in Singapore: A Closer Look at the Concepts of Utility and Industrial Applicability" (2002) International Review of Industrial Property and Copyright Law 392

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