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Ms Teo Yi-Ling


Teo Yi-Ling


Senior Faculty, IP Academy

Group Head (Graduate Studies), IP Academy

Legal Counsel, IP Academy


Ms Teo Yi-Ling is a qualified Barrister-at-Law (England & Wales) and an Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore).

Yi-Ling has practice experience in the areas of intellectual property, technology, media and entertainment, and corporate and commercial law. She has worked with independent producers and production companies, writers, creative agencies and consultants, government and regulatory agencies, social enterprise organisations, and technology and innovation companies.

Yi-Ling holds a LL.B (Hons) from the University of Liverpool, UK, and a LL.M. from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, USA, and is the author of "Media Law in Singapore", published by Sweet & Maxwell Asia. Her book is used as a course and reference text by most media-related diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes in Singapore tertiary institutions.

On the academic front, Yi-Ling has over a decade of teaching experience, having taught media law, copyright law, entertainment business law and media ethics at a number of tertiary institutions, including New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, LaSalle College of the Arts, Puttnam School of Film, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands, and the University of Newcastle, Sydney. Alongside her academic function at some of these schools, she has worked with management in developing intellectual property policies, and provided legal guidance for institution-level and student projects.


LL.M. (Northwestern University, Chicago)

LL.B. (Hons) (University of Liverpool)

Areas of Specialisation

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Technology, Media and Entertainment Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Law

Memberships and Associations

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Co-Founder, Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association