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

Brand protection, including trade marks; enforcement of IPRs; public policy and government engagements; commercial exploitation of IPRs; information and communication technology; copyright and industrial design; e-commerce; cyber laws and digital integrity; media and entertainment; biotechnology.

Position

Jin Nee is one of the founding partners of Wong Jin Nee & Teo; successfully represented clients against cyber-squatters through dispute resolutions filed with WIPO; has implemented antipiracy/brand protection programmes for various multinationals; very active in public policy and engagement work including lobbying for reform of IP laws and procurements; has advised clients on all aspects of commercial exploitation of IPRs, including negotiating and preparing manufacturing, ICT, franchise (including assisting clients in obtaining approval and securing registration under the Franchise Act 1998), licence and biotechnology agreements; has assisted clients in conducting audits to identify ownership and scope of their IPRs; advises clients in areas of ICT, digital integrity, cyber laws, e-commerce and media/entertainment laws. She has written numerous articles and chapters on IPRs and franchising published in various publications.

Career

Admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and called to the Malaysian Bar in 1991; one of the founding partners of Wong Jin Nee & Teo etablished in 2005; registered patents, trade marks and industrial designs agent; past president of the Licensing Executives Society Malaysia (2000); former chair of the Bar Council IP Committee; former head of IPR Committee of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EU-MCCI); former executive member of the Malaysian Franchise Association (MFA); actively involved in various IP associations; one of the panelists appointed by Regional Centre for Arbitration KL for Malaysian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Service and Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre, Hong Kong; certified mediator on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre; certified IP valuer in Malaysia.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese dialects.

Memberships

• Malaysian Bar
• Intellectual Property Committee of the Malaysian Bar
• International Trademark Association (INTA)
• MARQUES

Education

• University of Sydney, Australia | Bachelor of Laws (1990)

Leisure

Yoga

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Jin Nee WongWong Jin Nee & Teo

Wong Jin Nee & Teo is a boutique IP and technology firm, co-headed by the ‘exceptional’ Jin Nee Wong, and head of litigation and patent sub-teams Teo Bong Kwang. Its focus is spread across the full range of IP matters, such as advising on the clearance and registration of portfolios involving trademarks, industrial designs and copyright, in addition to brand protection, enforcement of rights and dispute resolution. Recent cases include its successful defence of Tan Kimhock Tong Seng Food Industry Sdn Bhd, which reached the Malaysian High Court, regarding alleged trademark infringement. As well as its significant regional work, the team is well-equipped to represent local franchisors overseas, and regularly assists in the expansion of operations of franchise agreements for clients. Loo Wai Hoong was recently promoted to partner in July 2022.