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About us

Where Your IP is Our Passion

We're the people's firm, in the business of protecting creativity in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
Intellectual Property is an invaluable asset for any business, so secure yours with us today!  

About Us

An IP firm that prioritizes your business needs!

Seiter IP Consultants LLP is a boutique Intellectual Property Consultancy firm, strategically located in the heart of Southeast Asia - Singapore. We provide a whole array of IP services including the protection of trademarks, designs, copyright and patents, licensing services, franchising services, developing IP strategies as well as IP portfolio management services in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. 

With a combined 30 years of hands-on experience in the field, our partners, Kiran Dharsan Seiter and Marni Afandi, deal with all types of IP and commercial business law matters in commercially significant countries in Southeast Asia. Our clients come from diverse industries and include multinational corporations, individual entrepreneurs, small businesses, established or new brand owners, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in fields such as apparel and accessories, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, agricultural and dairy products, foods and beverages, electronics and computers, industrial equipment and machinery, personal care, health care, and medical services and products.

We are a small firm that thinks big. We prioritize our clients' needs ahead of ours, offering complimentary advice and guidance on intellectual property. Our experience and regional expertise are our strengths, making us as capable as any other IP firm. Our size is our advantage. But, more importantly, rather than focusing on all the reasons why you should engage our services, we want to hear HOW WE CAN HELP YOU. Tell us your story. In this global economy, competition is fierce, not just for you but for us too. We strongly believe that the key to success lies in establishing TRUST with the people we work with, fostering relationships, delivering results. 

We are elated that you have taken a positive step towards fostering ties with our firm by visiting our website. Take the next step and get in touch with us today. Share your IP concerns and issues, let us strategize for you, and allow us to win your trust by letting our work speak for itself.

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Why Us?

Setting the Standard

  • We care about your business. 

  • We offer free consultation.

  • We promise quality.

  • We provide clear strategic advice.

  • We charge fixed fees.

  • We have local expertise.

A Diverse Team

  • We have different backgrounds.

  • We are highly qualified.

  • We have the right knowledge.

  • We want to lend a hand.

  • We are a close-knit team.

  • We take the time to listen.

All in One

  • We are strategically located.

  • We have regional expertise.

  • We are your single point of contact.

  • We streamline communication.

  • We standardize the reporting style.

  • We eliminate language barriers.

Over the years, we have become known for our high services standards, affordable prices, customized IP solutions and most of all, our personalized touch.
Our clients keep coming back to us because they like our approach and values.

Our Team

Fostering relationships. Delivering results.

A picture of Kiranjit K Dharsan Seiter

Kiranjit K Dharsan Seiter

Managing Partner

Kiran has advised various domestic and international clients, from multi-national corporations to small-medium enterprises to start-ups, on a wide range of issues related to trademarks, designs, copyright, and domain names in industries such as apparel and accessories, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, toys, sporting goods, wines and spirits, agricultural and dairy products, foods, and beverages, electronic and computers, industrial equipment, and machinery and personal care, health care, medical devices, and services.

She has exceptional know-how in working with trademark agents and counsels in all Southeast Asian countries.  "We're a diverse team with a unified goal, experienced and poised to help you secure your IP rights efficiently and effectively."

A picture of Marni Hj Afandi

Marni Hj. Afandi

Partner & Trademark Portfolio Manager

As an IP professional with over 26 years of experience. Marni has seen many changes in the trademark and design laws and practices of Singapore as well as the other ASEAN countries. She has an exceptional grasp of procedural matters in each jurisdiction and has a wealth of experience in this field. 

"We know Southeast Asia because it is our backyard, we understand the distinct IP systems and have strong ties to local agents in the region. Our team possesses the right knowledge, skills, experience, and capabilities in managing the trademark and IP portfolios throughout Southeast Asia."

Our Team


I had the pleasure of working with Kiran for all the contract-writing needs of my business, Oysterly. From the very beginning, Kiran demonstrated an exceptional level of professionalism and expertise that truly set my mind at ease. Her attention to detail, combined with a deep understanding of the legal intricacies involved, resulted in comprehensive contracts that perfectly aligned with our business objectives. Kiran was not only thorough but also incredibly responsive, ensuring all our questions were answered promptly and clearly. Her guidance through the process was invaluable, making what could have been a daunting task, seamless and straightforward. I cannot recommend Kiran enough!

Melissa Laurie, Managing Director of Oysterly

Our Services

Our Services

As your trademark and IP experts in the region, you can depend on us for all your IP needs. Our core business is the protection of trademarks but we handle all sorts of IP matters at very competitive, reasonable fixed-range fees. We offer our IP services not just in Singapore but also throughout Southeast Asia.

We understand the legal and cultural landscape of the diverse ASEAN region, with over 30 years of experience in managing trademark and IP portfolios.

We pride ourselves on being a small firm because our size gives us the advantage of committing highly competitive fees to our clients, without compromising our service standards. We work very closely and exclusively with top-ranking IP firms in Southeast Asia and have established good professional relationships with these firms over the years. 

*If you would like assistance on Patent matters and/or a contentious matter in Singapore, please contact our law firm, Dharsan Seiter Law Corporation (www.dharsanseiter.sg). ​

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