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Woon Chooi Yew

Senior Partner, Intellectual Property & Technology,

Dentons Rodyk Singapore

Woon Chooi is a partner in Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP’s Intellectual Property & Technology practice. She has several accolades to her name and is recognised as a leading IP practitioner.

Woon Chooi is also one of the lead partners in Dentons Rodyk providing advice on personal data protection, data privacy and cyber security issues. When Singapore introduced its Personal Data Protection Act in 2014, she developed comprehensive compliance programmes to assist organisations to comply with the data protection law.

She has advised clients in many sectors, including banking, insurance, retail, food and beverage, hospitality, real estate, healthcare, labour, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing and the public sector. She has also advised clients on the adoption of strategies which are compliant with data privacy and protection laws across multiple jurisdictions, including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) applicable in the European Union.

Woon Chooi has also advised clients from both the private and public sectors on the management of data breaches.


– Co-Author, “Personal Data Protection Act – Need to document Data Protection Policies and Practices”, Dentons Rodyk Reporter, May 2018 (Singapore: Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2018)

– Author, “EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what it means for Singapore organisations”, Dentons Rodyk Reporter, April 2018 (Singapore: Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2018)

– Author, “NRIC and Data Protection – Why businesses should review their practice of collecting and using NRIC”, Dentons Rodyk Reporter, January 2018 (Singapore: Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2018)

– Author, “Personal Data Protection Act – Obligation to protect and secure data, and what to do in case of breach”, Dentons Rodyk Reporter, February 2017 (Singapore: Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2017)

– Author, “Personal data protection – Prohibition on transfer of data out of Singapore”, Dentons Rodyk Reporter, October 2016 (Singapore: Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2016)

– Co-author, “Personal Data Protection Commission Releases New Guides”, IP Edge, October 2015 (Singapore: Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2015)

– Co-author, “Legislation Update – Personal Data Protection Act 2012*”, Rodyk Reporter – IP Edge, June 2014 (Singapore: Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2014)

– Author, “Personal Data Protection Act – Compliance Programme”, Rodyk Reporter – IP Edge, March 2013 (Singapore: Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2013)

– Author, “The Computer Misuse Act And Cyber Attacks”, Rodyk Reporter – IP Edge, March 2013 (Singapore: Rodyk & Davidson LLP, 2013)