Mr Loo Wai Hoong > Wong Jin Nee & Teo > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Wong Jin Nee & Teo
13A-5, LEVEL 13A, MENARA MILENIUM
8 JALAN DAMANLELA, BUKIT DAMANSARA
50490 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Work Department

Anti-counterfeiting and brand protection including trademarks and copyright; Enforcement of IPRs; IP litigation

Position

Wai Hoong is a Partner of Wong Jin Nee & Teo who heads the enforcement practice of the firm in which he develops and implements online and offline brand enforcement and anti-counterfeiting programs as well as other enforcement actions which include initiating and organising raid actions conducted by law enforcement authorities such as the Enforcement Division of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs against infringers.

He has implemented Cease and Desist Letter programs by issuing cease and desist letters to enforce various clients’ trademarks and other IP rights against infringers which have resulted in out-of-court settlements including substantial recovery of damages.

Wai Hoong handles contentious IP litigation cases and has appeared before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court.

He is also involved in public policy and government engagement in relation to trademark laws and enforcement, and copyright registrations/voluntary notification.

Career

Admitted as a barrister-at-law and called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011; thereafter admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and called to the Malaysian Bar in 2013; Partner of Wong Jin Nee & Teo since 2022.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese

Memberships

  • Young Professionals Advisory Group (YPAG) of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Unreal Campaign Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • EUROCHAM Malaysia
  • The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
  • Malaysian Bar
  • Accredited Mediator (ADR Group, UK)

Education

  • UWE, Bristol | Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (2010)
  • Bristol Law School | Postgraduate Diploma in Bar Vocational Course (2011)
  • University of Warwick | Master of Laws (2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Wai Hoong Loo Wong Jin Nee & Teo