Ms Pauline Khor > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Rahmat Lim & Partners

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Litigation, Technology, Media & Telecommunications


Pauline is a Partner and Head of the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Department.


She has advised and acted for many foreign and local multinational companies on a wide range of matters spanning the full spectrum of intellectual property and ancillary rights in Malaysia.

In the field of contentious IP, Pauline has appeared on behalf of rights holders in the High Court of Malaya, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court in high profile patent, trade mark and copyright lawsuits.        

Pauline has crafted many anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy programs in the criminal enforcement of IP rights, and she has worked hand-in-hand with local law enforcement agencies and private investigation firms in conducting numerous raid actions against counterfeiters.

Pauline’s non-contentious practice spans the formulation of IP strategies and policies in protecting trade marks, patents, designs and copyright as well as advising on prosecution and management of IP portfolios. Apart from drafting and negotiating IP-related agreements, Pauline’s advice is regularly sought in IP-centric due diligences and transactions where IP is at the core of a major business deal.

Pauline is recognised as a leading practitioner in the field of intellectual property in Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Asialaw Profiles, Managing IP, Asia IP, World Trademark Review 1000, Intellectual Asset Management Patent 1000, Who’s Who Legal Trademarks and Expert Guide Trade Mark.


English and Bahasa Malaysia.


Pauline was a Government of Malaysia scholar. She is a registered Malaysian trade mark agent, a registered Malaysian industrial design agent and a registered Malaysian patent agent. Pauline is also a member of APAA, AIPPI, AOTS, ASEAN IPA and MIPA.


Pauline graduated from the London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Pauline KhorRahmat Lim & Partners

Pauline Khor, who handles contentious IP matters, leads the team at Rahmat Lim & Partners. The offering advises a broad range of local and multinational companies on the full spectrum of IP and ancillary rights in Malaysia. With demonstrable experience across various industry sectors, the practice is noted for its expertise in the technology space, having recently acted on mandates involving e-commerce and online rights infringement. On the contentious side of the practice, it has ample experience assisting clients in the enforcement of anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy laws.

Malaysia > TMT (including Fintech)

Rahmat Lim & Partners regularly advises on, negotiates and drafts a broad spectrum of commercial agreements relating to the construction, provision and licensing of telecoms networks. The practice’s clients range from venture capitalists, traditional fund managers and international banks to fintech companies and technology service providers. Banking and finance expert Azman bin Othman Luk co-heads the team alongside Wan Kai Chee, whose area of practice covers fintech, and M&A expert Moy Pui Yee. Head of the firm’s IP and technology team, Pauline Khor, is another key contact.