Intellectual property in Malaysia

Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff

ITA committee member Cindy Goh Joo Seong leads the IP team at Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff. Complementing its domestic offering with a substantial global footprint (it handles work involving countries such as Japan, Korea, the US, Germany and Brazil), it counts major education, cosmetics and tech clients within its client roster. Recent work maintains a strong focus on patent infringements, passing off, trade mark disputes and copyright violations. In particular, a key highlight is the firm's representation of Aizuddin bin Abd Samad in a novel trade mark case involving claims of  beneficial ownership and constructive trust.

Practice head(s):

Cindy Goh Joo Seong

Key clients

Mary Kay

Chubb Insurance Malaysia Berhad

Sony Electronics

Omron Healthcare

Omron Corporation

George Watson Group (Scotland)

SmileyWorld Ltd.

Tramontina S/A Cutelaria (Brazil)

Kyocera Corporation (Japan)

JPG Enterprise Pte Ltd (Singapore)

Hovid Berhad

Arcadia Group (UK)

Belven Group (Belgium)

Mandom Corporation

Sri Nona Industries Sdn Bhd

MeCan App Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Assisted Hovid Berhad with a patent infringement and patent invalidation suit.
  • Represented SPC Diatech LLC (Russia) in a suit involving various causes of action including Copyright Infringement, Breach of Confidential Information, Breach of Contract, Unlawful Interference and Defamation.
  • Assisted Tramontina S/A Cutelaria (Brazil)  in connection with a trade mark infringement suit.

Christopher & Lee Ong

Christopher & Lee Ong's Sri Sarguna Raj heads the firm's intellectual property, sports and gaming group. Specialising in anti-piracy, his work also includes non-contentious aspects such as advising on franchising, sponsorship and merchandising agreements. More broadly, the team covers issues pertaining to trade mark infringement, patents, copyright, industrial designs, confidential information and the enforcement of Anton Piller orders. AirAsia Berhad is a key client for which it has carried out audits, clearance searches and overseas trade mark prosecutions in both ASEAN and some 27 other jurisdictions.  

Practice head(s):

Sri Sarguna Raj

Testimonials

The firm was chosen because it offers excellent service, prompt replies and competitive fees and has capabilities across the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters‘.

My main contact in the firm is Mr. Sri Sarguna Raj, who heads the Intellectual Property Practice Group, in the firm. He is very hands on and dedicated with the matters that we have entrusted the firm with. In relation to trademark advice, filing strategies and office actions issued by the relevant trademark office, he also provides brilliant and cost-effective solutions to the issues at hand‘.

LAW Partnership

Suaran Singh Sidhu and Brian Law lead the IP group at LAW Partnership. With experts in litigation, the team covers the full range of infringement issues, including anti-counterfeiting actions. It acted for Shell Brands International AG in actions against the supply of counterfeit lubricant oil. More broadly, the firm is adept at handling issues such as passing off, copyright infringement and global filing programmes. It is noted for attracting key names from big pharma, and beverages, sporting goods and music publishing (Sony). Cheah Chiew Lan covers geographical indication cases, designs, domain names and patents while Ameet Kaur Purba is a key new hire (formerly of Shearn Delamore & Co).

Practice head(s):

Suaran Singh Sidhu; Brian Law

Other key lawyers:

Cheah Chiew Lan; Ameet Kaur Purba

Key clients

YTL Group

Sri Paandi Restaurant Sdn. Bhd.

Sanofi Aventis

Jas Hennessy & Co.

Sony Music Publishing Sdn Bhd

Shell Brands International AG

Mega Fortris Group

Rotta Research Laboratorium SPA & Antah Pharma

Procter & Gamble

Donutes Coffee and Cake Baking Co. Ltd.

Puma SE

Pets Global Pte. Ltd.

MAMEE-Double-Decker

Music Authors’ Copyright Protection

Work highlights

  • Acting for Shell Brands International AG, conducted simultaneous enforcement raid actions against perpetrators, resulting in the seizure of some 209 drums of suspected counterfeit lubricant oil. This was one of the largest seizures for counterfeit engine oils in the world.
  • Actedfor Sri Paandi Restaurant Sdn. Bhd in a dispute concerning use of the trade name “SRI PAANDI”. This addressed a series of complex issues and novel points of law that had not yet been tested in Malaysia.
  • Represented Jas Hennessy & Co. a premium French producer of distilled beverages in planning and strategising anti-counterfeiting activities.  Retailers of counterfeit spirits were subsequently raided.

Shearn Delamore & Co

Led by the 'world-class' Karen Abraham, Shearn Delamore & Co's intellectual property team also features litigation expert Indran Shanmuganathan, an 'experienced lawyer' with 'good tactical knowledge and intimate awareness of legal complexities'. Handling trade mark violations, data protection and industrial designs, the firm also covers matters such as copyright abuse and competition law. Notably, it has particular expertise in the telecoms sector where it advises on relevant aspects pertaining to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission. Janet TohMichelle C Y Loi and Timothy Siaw are collectively recommended for the protection of IP assets, including complex patents and for their expertise relating to life sciences. Jyeshta Mahendran is another name to note.

Practice head(s):

Karen Abraham

Testimonials

The IP team that we work with at Shearn Delamore & Co are very co-operative, knowledgeable, professional and accessible. Irrespective who we work with, the level of service is excellent and consistent. They are a very reliable and proactive team‘.

Shearn Delamore & Co has long been recognized as one of the best- if not the best – IP firms in Malaysia. Amongst their clients are international and Malaysian leaders covering all sectors. For patents, copyright and trademarks, you will not find a firm with the level of competence and sophistication to manage local work, but also complex multi-jurisdictional enforcement projects‘.

Strong IP knowledge, particularly with patents, and awareness of life sciences field‘.

Karen Abraham is the safe hands that leads this team, and she sets the bar extremely high for her team’s performance, in delivering world-class service and advice. She is world-class and an elite amongst IP practitioners‘.

Indran Shanmuganathan is an experienced lawyer with good tactical knowledge and intimate awareness of legal complexities‘.

Mr Indran Shanmuganathan – A well experienced IP lawyer who is accessible, honest with his legal opinions, professional and easy to work with. He is prompt with his advise and always on top of all matters. Ms Jyeshta Mahendran – Another well experienced lawyer who we work with on all IP applications and renewals. She is very prompt in her responses, accessible, professional and her legal opinion is reliable‘.

Key clients

Mead Johnson Nutrition LLC

Delima Oil Products

Longchamp Paris

General Video LLC

Wahl Clipper Corporation

Dyson Technology Limited

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

ResMed Pty Ltd

Honeywell International Inc.

Hermes International

Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Goyard St-Honore

LVMH Fashion Group

The Liverpool Football Club And Athletic Grounds Ltd

Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp

Asia File Products Sdn Bhd

Sinowaja (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Dorpan SL and Melia Hotels International S.A.

Munchy Food Industries Sdn Bhd

El Baik Food Systems Co. S.A.

Garden International School Sdn Bhd

Nippon Paint (M) Sdn Bhd

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad

Reckitt Benckiser

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)

Johnson & Johnson

Consitex S.A.

Skrine

The intellectual property offering at Skrine is characterised by the breadth of its sector expertise -  including healthcare, telecoms, financial services, international airlines and manufacturing. Team leads Charmayne Ong and Khoo Guan Huat support this work with respective expertise in TMT law and disputes. More broadly, the firm covers all IP subject matters with an emphasis on design, copyright and franchising disputes. Key clients are attracted from the fashion, beverages and hospitality sectors with San Miguel Corporation featuring in a recent win in a patent infringement case. Grace Teoh (recently made partner) advises on IP strategy, Teh Hong Koon covers multi-jurisdictional trade mark protection and Kuek Pei Yee is regularly sought out as lead counsel at both trial and appellate levels.

Practice head(s):

Charmayne Ong; Khoo Guan Huat

Other key lawyers:

Grace Teoh; Teh Hong Koon; Kuek Pei Yee

Key clients

Dart Industries Inc

Tupperware Brands Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Huasin Food Industries Sdn Bhd

Passion Trading Sdn Bhd

Nuctech Company Limited

Tsinghua University

F Hoffmann La-Roche AG

Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

San Miguel Corporation

San Miguel Yamamura Woven Products Sdn Bhd

Radical Galaxy Sdn Bhd

MForce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Acted for Dart and Tupperware Brands Malaysia against CMN International Sdn Bhd and other Defendants, with recent success in the High Court.
  • Defended Passion Trading Sdn Bhd, one of the main suppliers of hair and beauty equipment across Malaysia, in 2 criminal prosecutions under the Trade Descriptions Act 2011.
  • Assisted Nuctech Company Limited (Nuctech) and Tsinghua University in a patent infringement dispute, which included a significant post-trial discovery application, committal proceedings and steady progression across related appeals.

Wong & Partners

Having played a key role in developing Wong & Partners' IP team, Kherk Ying Chew has an established reputation in both contentious and non-contentious matters. The team handles transactional issues involving the transfer of IP tech, IP valuations, and portfolio management in addition to litigation, enforcement of IP rights, and anti-counterfeiting. Notably, the firm is distinguished by its patent expertise where it advises clients on protection under both local and international treaties. Areas of expertise also include freedom-to-operate assessments, technical drafting and prior art searches. Tze Lin Chong assists with regional enforcement programmes while Sonia Ong (a recent hire) is known for her track record in due diligence and auditing.  

Practice head(s):

Kherk Ying Chew

Other key lawyers:

Tze Lin Chong; Sonia Ong

Key clients

Genting Berhad

Telekom Malaysia Berhad

CIMB Group Berhad

Malaysia Airlines Berhad

GrabTaxi Holdings Pte Ltd

Ralph Lauren

Vivo

Centek Limited

Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Represented “Centek Group” in a complex action against four individual defendants and two PLCs for breach of confidence relating to significant amounts of trade secrets and confidential information.
  • Represented Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (“Petronas”) against a patent infringement claim filed by Kingtime International Limited (“Kingtime”).

Wong Jin Nee & Teo

Boutique firm Wong Jin Nee & Teo  focuses on IP and technology and assists clients with both contentious and non-contentious advisory matters. It handles the life cycle of IP assets, in particular brands, patents, copyright and industrial design protection and the enforcement of rights together with the commercial exploitation of IP assets. Additionally, it advises on competition law and consumer protection matters. Jin Nee Wong and Bong Kwang Teo jointly lead with respective expertise in transactional and contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

Jin Nee Wong; Bong Kwang Teo

Zaid Ibrahim & Co (a member of ZICO Law)

The intellectual property team at Zaid Ibrahim & Co (a member of ZICO Law) is led by tech law expert Linda Wang. Catering for major clients such as Warner Bros, Chanel and DC Comics, it handles all aspects from the inception of copyright-protected works through to design protection, filing strategies, and criminal enforcement ( anti-counterfeiting). In addition, assistance can be sourced in relation to both project commercialization and regulatory advice. Matters pursued cover all 10 ASEAN member states. Additionally, Su Siew Ling handles the sale and acquisition of rights, and Ong Boo Seng undertakes litigation.

Practice head(s):

Linda Wang

Other key lawyers:

Su Siew Ling; Ong Boo Seng

Work highlights

  • Acted as solicitors and counsel for the Applicant/Plaintiff, Biocon Ltd. and Biocon Sdn Bhd in patent invalidation action before the High Court.
  • Represented Essity Hygiene and Health AB (Plaintiff) who sought to expunge a trade mark belonging to Praba’s VCare Health Clinic Private Limited (Defendant) on the ground of non-use. Successfully argued that the Plaintiff was a person aggrieved with locus standi to bring the action, given its pending trade mark applications in Malaysia as well as its business expansion in other jurisdictions.
  • Acted for Honda Motor Co. Ltd against the defendants MForce Bikes and Demak respectively in two separate actions, suing for infringement of Honda’s copyright in its iconic EX-5 motorcycle. In both the actions, we successfully proved copyright in the whole of the EX-5 motorcycle and that Honda owns such copyright after trial hearings before the High Court.

Gan Partnership

Gan Partnership's IP offering has been bolstered following the arrival of former Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill partners Bahari Yeow and Lim Zhi Jian, both experienced litigators. Drawing on its specialist strengths in dispute resolution and ADR, the team recently advised Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton on the advertising, labelling, and packaging of alcoholic drinks in Malaysia.

Other key lawyers:

Bahari Yeow; Lim Zhi Jian

Testimonials

The IP team at Gan Partnership does more than traditional sector work. We value their expertise and in-depth understanding of the industry and the unique regulatory regime that governs it‘.

The IP team at Gan Partnership, led by Bahari and Jian, is undoubtedly very skilled. Besides being a dynamic team, you can always rely on them for on-point legal advice, be it for filing for protection to more contentious matters such as domain name infringement. They are quick to respond and are always on-point and appropriate. Happy to say that where IP matters are concerned, Bahari and his team are definitely the ones you should turn to‘.

Gan Partnership’s strength lies in its close relationship with clients. They often find ways to solve problems and look for ways to address their clients’ concerns and needs‘.

Responsive, knowledgeable, and excellent value‘.

Bahari definitely stands out as the go-to IP lawyer. Over the years, Bahari has played a crucial role in assisting our organisation in all IP related matters. His depths of legal acumen, industry experience and gentle demeanour adds to our confidence that our interests and concerns are well-taken care of and thought of. I would not hesitate to recommend Bahari any time!

Bahari and Jian are exceptional in their responsiveness – they are always supportive and always willing to exert significant effort to help even in extremely urgent requests. They are very thorough in their research and thoughtful in their analysis, and they can balance the same with practical and pragmatic advice on risk mitigation‘.

Bahari and Jian are our go-to experts for IP work in Malaysia. Approachable, responsive and provide cost-effective solutions

Key clients

Apple

Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC)

Employees’ Provident Fund

Epson

Exxon Mobil

Genting Group

Great Eastern Life Assurance

Hermes

Hewlett Packard

Koch Industries, Inc.

KPMG

Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Oppo Mobile

Panasonic

Philip Morris

Repsol

Sunway Group

Samsung

Tottenham Hotspurs

UMW Grantt International Sdn Bhd

ZTE Mobile

Hap Seng Consolidated Berhad

Fipper Marketing Sdn Bhd

Kien Huat Realty Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Representing Repsol in a multi-jurisdictional patent dispute involving a patented diagnostics technology
  • Acted for a leading Indonesian F&B company on a novel issue of law and set a historic ruling in respect of parallel import under the Trade Descriptions Act 2011
  • Advised a Fortune 500 company on the advertising, labelling, and packaging for alcoholic drinks from the perspective of Malaysian laws

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Both Malaysian and international clients are served by the intellectual property team at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill. Its expertise spans media law, franchising, and licensing as well as patent, and copyright disputes. It undertakes matters such as pursing ex-parte injunctions and other court proceedings through to cases before the Trade Marks Office. It counts Samsung, McDonald’s and Apple among its client base. In particular, it recently focused its efforts on concluding a case for Philip Morris where it successfully prevented infringing goods from leaving Malaysian waters. Eunice Chan Wei Lynn and Chew Yi Hsien are the key names to note. Bahari Yeow Tien Hong and Zhi Jian Lim have departed for Gan Partnership.

Other key lawyers:

Eunice Chan Wei Lynn; Chew Yi Hsien

Testimonials

LHAG’s IP team are proactive, clear and to the point in their advice‘.

The team is resourceful and always trying to comply with our needs and queries. Easy to work with, very professional and clear communicators. They are knowledgeable and also give practical and applicable solutions‘.

Eunice Chan is readily available: always willing to help, listen, digest and think from the perspective of her clients‘.

Partners are easily contactable even beyond normal working hours in urgent business needs, particularly Eunice Chan Wei Lyn. The Associates are very helpful and provide a fast response, in particular Chew Yi Hsien‘.

The whole IP team are always available whenever we need them especially the partner, Ms Eunice Chan Wei Lynn and Ms Chew Yi Hsien. The stand out quality in this firm is their quick response and the ability to reach them. They are accessible anywhere and everywhere. Its not just the junior associate but the partners are also around to guide us whenever needed‘.

Key clients

Samsung

McDonald’s

Philip Morris

Apple

Hewlett Packard

Panasonic

Orange

Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Hermes

Koch Industries, Inc.

Jardine Matheson

Apex Healthcare Berhad

Asian Football Confederation

Khazanah Nasional Berhad

InvestKL (government agency)

Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (PERODUA)

Nirvana Asia Group

Maxis group of companies

Telekom Malaysia

Work highlights

  • Acted as Apple’s Malaysian representative in a global trade mark dispute between Apple and Swatch.
  • Advised McDonald’s after it received a cease and desist  letter of demand from a competitor alleging an advertising campaign was infringing their trade mark rights.
  • Assisted Philip Morris in successfully obtaining urgent ex-parte injunctions restraining infringing goods from leaving Malaysian waters, and ultimately achieved a successful Final Judgment after a 5-year battle.

Rahmat Lim & Partners

The full-service intellectual property team at Rahmat Lim & Partners handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters. Lead Pauline Khor is expert in ancillary rights, litigation, advising on anti-counterfeiting strategies and the management of portfolios.

Practice head(s):

Pauline Khor

Raja, Darryl & Loh

The 'outstanding' registered trade mark attorney Yvonne Ong leads the intellectual property team at Raja, Darryl & Loh. Covering brand strategies, and commercialisation such as licensing, it also handles the enforcement of IP rights, catering for both multinationals and SMEs. In particular, clients are drawn from sectors such as food and beverage, financial services, construction, manufacturing and technology. The firm recently welcomed new partner Ooi Ling Leong who manages both litigation and prosecution matters. Hon Leng Choon and the 'helpful and supportive' Chew Phye Keat are additional key names to note.

Practice head(s):

Yvonne Ong

Testimonials

We appreciate the prompt responses we receive from the team‘.

Partner Yvonne Wong is outstanding. She is prompt and gives solutions to client issues. We are very happy with her services. Mr. Chew Keat is also very helpful and supportive‘.

Key clients

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

Ajinomoto Co. Inc

Mattel Inc

Work highlights

  • Advised a client on its rebranding exercise in respect of 10 countries in the ASEAN region.
  • Successfully obtained a decision at the High Court that confirmed the position that there is no ‘dual protection’ under design and copyright laws.

Shook Lin & Bok

Working on both the establishment and enforcement of intellectual property rights, the team at Shook Lin & Bok is headed by the 'unmatched' Michael Soo. Serving both domestic and international clients, it handles the filing and prosecution of trade and service marks, patents, utility innovations and industrial designs. Wendy Lee Wan Chien is experienced in opposition proceedings and conducts both due diligence and contract reviews.

Practice head(s):

Michael C.M. Soo

Other key lawyers:

Wendy Lee Wan Chieh

Testimonials

The team helmed by Michael Soo is very well respected‘.

Michaal Soo stands out for his in-depth knowledge of IP and his experience in the sector is unmatched‘.

 

Key clients

Bayerische Motoren Werke and the BMW Group of Companies

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Hershey Group of Companies

YTL Group of Companies

Fraser and Neave, Limited

United Detergent Industries

Thompson Reuters

Public Bank Berhad

J Choo Limited

UNZA International Limited

Lee Kum Kee Company Limited

Summit (M) Sdn Bhd

Hotel Equatorial Sdn Bhd

Elite Gold Ltd

Authentic Brands Group, Inc

Stanley Black & Decker

ZTE Corporation

Work highlights

  • Acting for Nam Heong Restaurant Holdings Sdn. Bhd. and Esquire Kitchen Sdn. Bhd. persuaded the Court to find that the clients’ predecessors in title were the first users and bona fide proprietors of the “Nam Heong” mark, a mark which has been used since the 1930s.

Tay & Partners

IP matters undertaken by Tay & Partners include franchise negotiations (a key area of work), together with the registration and protection of patents, trade marks and copyright. Led by 'trusted advisorLin Li Lee, an expert in anti-piracy strategies and trade mark protection generally, it also features  Bee Yi Lim who is experienced in dealing with all types of IP, both advisory and contentious. The Kraft Heinz Company is a key client.

Practice head(s):

Lee Lin Li

Other key lawyers:

Bee Yi Lim

Testimonials

The Firm has deep knowledge and experience on IP disputes. Have a very capable team to deal with major and complex matters in the high courts in Malaysia. Good communication skills with client in explaining complex mechanics of IP issues. Good negotiating skills with opposing team. Very impressive advocacy at trials‘.

They have a well-run team. Developments are reported promptly and queries are also dealt with comprehensively‘.

Tay & Partners has extensive background and knowledge in the field of counterfeiting, anti-counterfeiting efforts, and trademark prosecution in Malaysia and elsewhere. The information they provide is always prompt, very clear, and thorough‘.

Provides good advice relevant to the jurisdiction‘.

Competent, timely and consistent‘.

Lee Lin Li is the reason we send work to the firm. She is very knowledgeable, across a broad range of topics, but we have particular trust in her for her expertise in trade mark law and practice. She has moulded the IP team to work in what we see as an efficient manner‘.

Lin Lee responds quickly and thoroughly to all inquiries and she is very thoughtful and creative in providing options that best suit our company’s needs. Lin and her team have been critical in the development of our company’s anti-counterfeiting strategy in Malaysia‘.

Lin and the team are highly responsive, commercial and cost sensitive and make for excellent advisors in Malaysia, always but particularly in the current uncertain times‘.

Key clients

Kingtime International Ltd

Celltrion Inc. / Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Monash IVF Pty Ltd

Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (PROTON)

Kuok Group / Shangri-La Group of Hotels

The Kraft Heinz Company

UEM Sunrise Berhad and its subsidiaries

Lazada South East Asia Pte Ltd / e-Cart Services Sdn Bhd (Lazada, Malaysia)

Etika Sdn Bhd

Alpha Max Group Limited

AAPC Singapore Pte Ltd

United Malayan Land Berhad and Avenue Ambience Sdn Bhd

Costa International Limited / Whitbread Group PLC

Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Beijing DIDI Infinity Technology Development Co., Ltd.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd.

Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd / Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd

Lion Corporation, Japan

Melco Crown Entertainment and MCE (IP) Holdings Limited

Josephine, L K Chow & Co

Three leads steer the IP offering at Josephine, L K Chow & Co: Khaik Kew Peh, Cyndi Chow Li Kian and Huen Weng Yip. Operating since 2006, it regularly serves software clients (an area of excellence for the firm) as well as the owners of life-style products, charitable organisations and consumer items. The team is skilled in the protection of IP rights, including litigation and actions for discovery such as Anton Piller Orders.

Naqiz & Partners

Following the departure of Brian Lew, FSyed Naqiz directs the IP offering at Naqiz & Partners. Advising clients in sectors such as telecoms, licensing and pharmaceuticals, it handles a range of contentious and transactional matters. Notably, the firm has consolidated a reputation for its work in medicine, working with research institutions on the patenting of drugs as well as the application of medical technology.

Practice head(s):

Syed Naqiz Shahabuddin

Zain & Co

IP clients at Zain & Co secure advisory services in a range of matters such as anti-counterfeiting, franchising, industrial designs and trade mark prosecution. Notably, the firm recently assisted animation firm Base FX with the issues raised by its Asian expansion. The practice is led by Salwah Abdul Shukor, a specialist in issues such as mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and Islamic estate planning.

Practice head(s):

Salwah Abdul Shukor

Key clients

Base Fx

Roots and Shoots Environmental, Wildlife Conservation and Humanitarian Society (affiliate of Jane Goodall Institute Malaysia)

Keystone Enterprises Sdn Bhd and Alila Hotels and Resorts (Joint clients)

Sutera Habour Resort Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Advised client on their Asian expansion and providing industry intelligence and advisory on film post production benefits and policies which ended up securing the vote in favour of Malaysia
  • Advised client in relation to strategic advisory and negotiations of the Grant agreement, specifically on the ownership of the intellectual property.
  • Advised and act on behalf of client in relation to the infringement and passing-off of their trademark in multiple jurisdictions.