Ms Jyeshta Mahendran > Shearn Delamore & Co > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Shearn Delamore & Co
7th Floor Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No. 1 Leboh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR
50100
Malaysia

Work Department

  • Intellectual Property
  • Competition Law & Antitrust
  • Personal Data Protection & Privacy Laws

Position

Partner since 2009

Career

Jyeshta is a qualified Patent and Trademark Agent. She has broad experience in Intellectual Property (IP) and advises predominantly on transactional, advisory and regulatory work relating to various aspects of IP. In addition, her core practise areas includes particular emphasis on the protection, maintenance and enforcement of IP rights including IP related agreements, trademark prosecution, trademark searches and registrability, trademark opposition and rectification proceedings, copyright, patent prosecution and industrial design. She also handles cases relating to consumer laws, advertising, franchising, sponsorship, merchandising, media, consumer protection, domain names and regulatory approvals for food and drugs and also assists with IP enforcement through relevant government agencies.

Jyeshta also advises on competition laws, including the interaction between competition and IP. She also advises on data privacy laws and compliance issues relating to the collection and use of personal data including review of data protection notices.

Languages

English, Malay

Memberships

  • Asia-Pacific Co-Chairs, Bulletins Committee of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
  • Committee Member, Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)
  • IP Committee Member, IP Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council
  • Copyright Committee Member, Asia Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
  • Committee Member (Branding & IPR), Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM)
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, Malaysian Bar

Education

  • Sc (Hons) Law and Chemistry, University of Keele, UK
  • Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Registered Patent Agent
  • Registered Trademark Agent
  • Registered Industrial Design Agent

Leisure

Publications:

  • Radio Interview on IP Developments in Malaysia in the last decade with BFM Radio (2019)
  • Interview on the feature article “The Curious Case of the Tongkat Ali Extract Patent” - Asia IP (2019)
  • How Does Competition Law Interact with IP Law- Managing IP (2018)
  • IP during Challenging Economic Times - Asia IP (2017)
  • Business Brief - World Trademark Review (2015 and 2016)
  • Industrial Design Protection - Asia IP (2013)
  • Competitive Changes (Competition Act) - Asia IP (2011)
  • Aiming for an Innovation Economy - Managing IP (2011)

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Intellectual property

Led by the ‘world-classKaren 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.