Ms Janet Toh > 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
  • Technology, Media & Telco

Position

Partner since 2011.

Career

Janet Toh is a partner of the Intellectual Property and TMT practice groups of Shearn Delamore & Co. Janet Toh has wide-ranging experience in intellectual property and technology transactional work. Janet graduated with Second Class Upper Honours in law from Bristol University in 1998. Janet then did her Certificate in Legal Practice and continued with her Masters in Law education at the National University of Singapore under a research scholarship. She then returned to Malaysia to join Shearn Delamore in 2001 where she undertook her pupillage. She was made a partner of Shearn Delamore in 2011.

Languages

English, Malay, Basic Knowledge of Mandarin and Cantonese

Memberships

  • Former president, Licensing Executives Society Malaysian chapter
  • Committee member of 2020-2021 Commercialization of Brands Committee, INTA
  • Committee member, Bar Council Cyber Law Committee
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member, Intellectual Property Committee of the ITechLaw Association

Education

  • LL.B (Hons), University of Bristol
  • LL.M, National University of Singapore
  • Certificate in Legal Practice
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Leisure

Publications:

  • Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 Malaysia Pharmaceutical Advertising: Q&A [co-author]
  • Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 Malaysia Trends and Developments: The Rise of the Machines – Artificial Intelligence & Copyright Law – the Malaysian Landscape [co-author]
  • Malaysian section of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms, Media & Internet Law & Regulations 2019
  • Malaysian section of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks 2018 & 2019 [co-author]
  • Malaysian section of the World Trademark Review Anti-Counterfeiting Guide (2010-2017) [co-author]

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > TMT (including Fintech)

Shearn Delamore & Co’s TMT practice is well-placed to leverage the expertise of the firm’s wider IP, financial services, corporate and M&A, tax and competition teams. Key areas of expertise extend to cloud-based agreements, technology transactions, regulatory compliance issues and licensing agreements. Practice leader Timothy Siaw has considerable experience in the IP and technology arenas, while Christina Kow advises on structures involving financial services, including cryptocurrencies, electronic payments and electronic platforms. Karen Abraham and ‘invaluableJanet Toh specialise in IP.