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Work +60 3 2299 3888
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Pauline Khor

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Work +603 2299 3818
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Rahmat Lim & Partners

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Litigation, Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Position

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

Career

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.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Member

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.

Education

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


Malaysia

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Pauline Khor - Rahmat Lim & Partners

Within: Intellectual property

Rahmat Lim & Partners' practice has been especially busy with anti-counterfeiting work and raids in the last year; its sizeable trade mark registration practice has also developed, and it has handled plenty of transactional IP work. Harley-Davidson U.S.A., MCM Holding and Chanel are anti-counterfeiting clients; group head Pauline Khor advised Fred Perry (Holdings) on a raid on a pop-up store. Sime Darby Plantation is a client on the patent management side.

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TMT

Within: TMT

The corporate, commercial and IP work handled by the team at Rahmat Lim & Partners covers a wide range of technology-related matters for very high-profile clients. IP expert Pauline Khor leads the group; she advised a large social media company on its regulatory obligations in light of recent legal changes, and assisted a public transport operator with procuring payment systems.

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