Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
MR DAREN TANG HENG SHIM
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE OF SINGAPORE
Mr Daren Tang has been the Chief Executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) since November 15, 2015. Under his leadership, IPOS has evolved into an innovation agency that drives Singapore’s future growth.
Mr Tang holds key positions in several international and national IP and innovation-related committees. He is the Chairperson of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights. He also sits on the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Strategy Committee under the Prime Minister’s Office.
Mr Tang holds an LL.B (2nd Upper, Hons) from the National University of Singapore and an LL.M (distinction) from the Georgetown University Law Centre. He also attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2013.
Mr. Tang has written a book on the history and culture of tea and plays jazz piano in his spare time.