SHAFIQA Binte Abdullah


Shafiqa is a Legal Executive specialising in trade mark matters and oversees the trade mark portfolios for numerous local and international clients.  She handles a full range of trade mark prosecution work and manages local, foreign and international patent and trade mark applications. 

Prior to joining Donaldson & Burkinshaw, Shafiqa was a Patents Manager with a boutique IP practice where she had overall management of an extensive portfolio of files.  She was in charge of the filing and prosecution of Singapore patent and registered designs applications within the Firm’s Intellectual Property department. She then joined a leading Singapore law firm as an Executive in its Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department where she undertook the prosecution and management of a patent portfolio for various clients.  In addition, she also handled the prosecution of trade mark applications including providing advice in respect of trade mark availability searches.

Shafiqa keeps up with developments in her area of expertise by attending various IP-related courses and seminars.  She has attended the Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Patent Drafting conducted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in conjunction with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) as well as the Structure and Analysis of Patent Claims module organised by the IP Academy (Singapore).

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