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What the team is known for Standout department servicing numerous high-profile international and local clients. Especially able to advise on anti-counterfeiting and IP enforcement, including in relation to online infringement and patent prosecution, as well as the IP aspects of transactions. Also well placed to handle complex trade mark, copyright and patent litigation, frequently representing clients in the High Court and appellate courts. Represents companies in numerous sectors, particularly TMT, consumer goods and pharmaceuticals.
Strengths One client notes that "they are not only well versed in the law but also provide very practical advice which can be applied in a commercial setting. They are able to provide clear and practical solutions which take into account associated risks."
Another interviewee appreciates that the team "has a good reputation in the legal industry and they have a global network that we would require as part of their services."
Work highlights Represented Centek in its action against four individual defendants and two companies for breach of confidence relating to trade secrets and confidential information.
Chew Kherk Ying is a market-leading practitioner who is well placed to handle enforcement matters and complex litigation for international and Malaysian corporates. A client describes her as "quick to grasp and understand the commercial context of issues."